Environmental Technician

  • Bay West, LLC
  • St Paul, MN, USA
  • Jan 08, 2019
Full time Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics

Job Description

Are you searching for a full-time position, with the ability to work outside while developing a career in the Environmental industry?  If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you!

Bay West LLC is a recognized leader delivering environmental consulting and remediation solutions nationwide. With over 40 years of service, we are continuing to grow and expand on a national platform.  Bay West offers a diverse mix of expertise in the following areas; environmental consulting, engineering, emergency response, waste management and federal contracting services. As a "Best Place to Work", Bay West provides company stability, strong work-life balance, a positive & respectful working environment, continued training/mentoring and a comprehensive benefits package.

Position Summary: The Environmental Technician provides operations support for Bay West; primarily for Household Hazardous Waste program. Check it out here!

 Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accepts, documents, sorts, packages and arranges for the disposal of household hazardous waste products
  • Greet and interact with HHW customers, determines their needs and answers HHW inquiries
  • Communicate effectively with internal & external customers/clients, in a courteous and professional manner
  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
  • Commitment to work a Tuesday through Saturday work schedule
  • Assists in Emergency Response (ER) activities including determining ER equipment needs, loading ER equipment, and performing clean-up activities
  • Assists in industrial services projects

Essential Education, Training, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Associates degree, or, combination of a high school diploma and 6 months of experience is required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Geology, Geophysics, Geobiology, Hydrogeology, Geochemistry, or Engineering is preferred
  • Valid driver's license with acceptable driving record required
  • Possess or be able to obtain a CDL with HAZMAT endorsement
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER certification (will be provided to the right candidate if necessary)

 Essential Physical & Intellectual requirements:

  • Ability to operate a forklift
  • Work environment is outside and subject to working in the elements which can include high heat, high humidity and extreme cold
  • Frequent standing, walking, lifting, carrying, bending, & grasping and other physically demanding activities
  • Subject to a pre-employment physical and drug test and placed in random drug testing pool upon hire.

This job reflects management's assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

Bay West is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce.  Bay West is an EEO/AA Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer.

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