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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Bayonne, New Jersey
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Technician
Industry Segments:
Environmental Services
Experience level:
1-2 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
Reference Number:

Environmental Technician

The primary responsibilities of the position are to participate in support of activities related to field remediation work performed by the Company. Position reports to Field Service Manager but while in the field, individual will take directions from Field Service Supervisor assigned to project. 


  • Comply with all Management System policies and procedures.
  • Performing duties in a safe and compliant manner
  • Perform physically demanding tasks
  • Confined space entry
  • Spill response
  • Operation of pumps, powerwasher, etc.
  • Operation of heavy equipment a plus.
  • Work assignments may include projects throughout the Northeast where overnight stays are required.
  • May include long hours, weekend work and on-call emergency response.
  • Performs other, related duties as assigned. These are duties which may not be specifically listed in the class specification or position description, but which are within the general occupational series and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.

JOB LEVEL: One level.

To perform the duties of this job, the employee must have good interpersonal skills; be patient and tactful; display an enthusiastic, cooperative and friendly attitude at all times with managers/supervisors, co-workers, visitors, customers and clients.


  • High School or GED 
  • Must be 18 years of age or older 
  • Able to read, write, and understand the English language, and able to follow verbal and written instructions 
  • OSHA 40-hour HAZWOPER and confined space training, preferred
  • Physically able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when necessary
  • Ability to perform physical aspects of job, such as lifting and climbing

Certifications, licenses, registrations: 
Valid driver’s license

Language Skills:
Good oral communication skills to clearly understand and convey other’s message and intent, and receives and processes feedback. Ability to read, comprehend and follow instructions and work manuals. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, visitors, or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to perform basic math functions using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to attend to numerous details under the stress of maintaining courteous, accurate and timely relations with a variety of individuals. Ability to apply common sense understanding in carrying out detailed written or oral instructions or requests. Ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and to refer such problems to the appropriate individual for decision making.

While performing this job, the employee is responsible for continuous adherence to the Company’s Health & Safety Program. This includes: the health and safety of themselves and their coworkers, completing tasks in a safe manner, attending safety meetings and mandatory H&S training, and reporting any unsafe conditions, acts or unanticipated hazards to their Supervisor, General Manager or Health and Safety Specialist. Duties and responsibilities are detailed in the H&S Program Master Document and will be provided by the H&S Specialist and/or the direct supervisor during new-hire orientation, training sessions or upon request.

Employees are required to report any concerns associated with environmental compliance to their supervisor, General Manager or Environmental Manager. Employees are also required to complete training in hazardous waste management procedures, emergency response and other topics as outlined in the facility’s training program and/or an individual training matrix.

The personal and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work assignments may include projects throughout the Northeast where overnight stays are required. May include long hours, weekend work and on-call emergency response. Ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and to make sound decisions or to refer problems to appropriate people for decision-making. Employee shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with co-workers, clients, customers and vendors.

The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and lift and/or move up to 60 pounds for movement.

The work is typically performed in all kinds of weather conditions. In the course of advising or counseling managers, supervisors, and employees, the individual may encounter aggressive or unpredicted behavior.

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.