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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
BOE 
Location:
Canton, Ohio
Country:
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Technician
Services & Consulting: Field Operations
Industry Segments:
Chemicals, Environmental Services
Experience level:
0-1 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
Reference Number:
1525

Chemical Operator

ABOUT US ECOLOGY:
US Ecology, Inc. is a leading North American provider of environmental services to commercial and government entities.  The Company addresses the complex waste management needs of its customers by offering treatment, disposal and recycling of industrial, hazardous and radioactive waste, as well as a wide range of complementary field and industrial services.  US Ecology’s focus on safety, environmental compliance, and customer service, enables us to effectively meet the needs of our customers and to build long-lasting relationships.  Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, with operations in the United States, Canada and Mexico, the Company has been protecting the environment since 1952.

JOB SUMMARY:
The Chemical Processing Operator controls equipment and systems pre-treat hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals in a safe, efficient manner and in compliance with all applicable regulations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs sample testing and lab work, and executes chemical treatment required to meet discharge limitations.
  • Loads and unloads bulk and containerized materials using light equipment.
  • Operates chemical process equipment, filter presses, and filtration systems.
  • Performs daily inspections of facility and storage tanks.
  • Processes inbound and outbound paperwork including customer manifests.
  • Operates equipment to empty oil drums and transfer solids and fluids to storage tanks.
  • Manages solids and chemical treated fluids in storage facility.
  • Performs general housekeeping, including cleaning tankers, and maintenance of equipment and site.
  • Performs other, related duties as assigned. These are duties may not be specifically listed in this description, but which are within the general nature typically associated with the employee’s level of work.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  •  High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Some related technical education or experience to have basic knowledge for chemical or operation practices and procedures.
  • Track Hoe operator experience

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES (SKA):

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating, maintenance and procedure instructions and procedures.
  • Ability to keep logs and records, create simple correspondence and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals.
  • Troubleshoots basic problems and identifies deviations from accepted practices.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, reach, climb or balance, hear and smell.
  • The employee is required to use hands to handle, feel, and grasp.
  • The employee is must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • The employee may need to work long hours on specific projects.
  • There are frequent interruptions and repetitious motions.
  • The employee may be in cramped or confined spaces for short periods of time.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • This position requires occasional customer, visitor, contractor, and vendor contact.

  WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; exposed to extreme heat, cold, wind, and dust conditions; risk of electrical shock; risk of radiation; and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

**NO THIRD PARTIES OR RECRUITERS PLEASE.**