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Waste Treatment Technician

Company: Howmet Aerospace
Location: Fontana
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY Under general direction, is responsible for working closely with Facilities and Maintenance management personnel to implement and administer hazardous materials/waste and recycling receipt, packaging and shipment deliverables and regulatory compliance activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. * Conduct all operations so as to mitigate adverse environmental impacts (e.g., spill containment, contamination, etc). * Receive, sort, package and prepare hazardous materials/waste and recyclables for shipment and final disposal or recycling per applicable federal and state regulations. * Cease work and take immediate actions, as necessary, to address environmental compliance issues and notify management. * Interface with Facilities/Environmental personnel and management to resolve environmental issues. * Ensure hazardous materials, waste and recyclable requirements and goals have been identified, met or exceeded. * Continuously monitor the site for environmental protection/compliance related issues, initiate measures required to mitigate identified issues, and update documents accordingly. * Responsible for taking annual Storm Water samples * Responsible for maintaining materials and supplies for Water/Waste Treatment areas * Responsible for working with outside Lad scheduling and taking samples * Ensure specific environmental controls are maintained throughout the facility. * Conduct and document daily environmental inspections as required. * Demonstrates safe work behavior at all times. * Read and follow operating instructions and record data. * Use all required safety equipment. * Monitor all Waste Water Treatment Plant operations. * Exhibit good leadership. * Perform routine maintenance work on valves, tanks and related equipment and facilities. * Tank entry and clean, including climbing ladder. * Must be able to work independently with little direct supervision. * Read and adjust instruments, valves, and pumps. * Transport drums using appropriate equipment. * Operate forklift. * Operate Pumps: Centrifugal, Positive Displacement, Air Operated Diaphragm, and Gear. * General housekeeping, sweeping, trash removal, water-blasting, painting, cleaning equipment. * Treat and pump waste water. * This position will train lower classified Waste Treatment Operators. * Other duties as assigned SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities SUMMARY Under general direction, is responsible for working closely with Facilities and Maintenance management personnel to implement and administer hazardous materials/waste and recycling receipt, packaging and shipment deliverables and regulatory compliance activities. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed, and may be required to perform additional, position-specific tasks. * Conduct all operations so as to mitigate adverse environmental impacts (e.g., spill containment, contamination, etc). * Receive, sort, package and prepare hazardous materials/waste and recyclables for shipment and final disposal or recycling per applicable federal and state regulations. * Cease work and take immediate actions, as necessary, to address environmental compliance issues and notify management. * Interface with Facilities/Environmental personnel and management to resolve environmental issues. * Ensure hazardous materials, waste and recyclable requirements and goals have been identified, met or exceeded. * Continuously monitor the site for environmental protection/compliance related issues, initiate measures required to mitigate identified issues, and update documents accordingly. * Responsible for taking annual Storm Water samples * Responsible for maintaining materials and supplies for Water/Waste Treatment areas * Responsible for working with outside Lad scheduling and taking samples * Ensure specific environmental controls are maintained throughout the facility. * Conduct and document daily environmental inspections as required. * Demonstrates safe work behavior at all times. * Read and follow operating instructions and record data. * Use all required safety equipment. * Monitor all Waste Water Treatment Plant operations. * Exhibit good leadership. * Perform routine maintenance work on valves, tanks and related equipment and facilities. * Tank entry and clean, including climbing ladder. * Must be able to work independently with little direct supervision. * Read and adjust instruments, valves, and pumps. * Transport drums using appropriate equipment. * Operate forklift. * Operate Pumps: Centrifugal, Positive Displacement, Air Operated Diaphragm, and Gear. * General housekeeping, sweeping, trash removal, water-blasting, painting, cleaning equipment. * Treat and pump waste water. * This position will train lower classified Waste Treatment Operators. * Other duties as assigned SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE Candidates must possess Associate Degree in wastewater technology Grade 1, 2, 3 California wastewater treatment operator certificate or equivalent and at least three (3) years of full-time work experience in the field of hazardous waste management and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. LANGUAGE SKILLS Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. REASONING ABILITY Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS Current Hazardous Waste Operator's 40 Hr Course Certification (HAZWOPER) or equivalent nationally recognized certification in waste management, or other environmental discipline, or eligibility for certification. Desired Certified Hazardous Materials (CPESC). PHYSICAL DEMAND The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, work at heights and with hand tools. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 55 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT 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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions, including inclement weather. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Keywords: Howmet Aerospace, Fontana , Waste Treatment Technician, Professions , Fontana, California

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