Environmental Health & Safety Technician

Apex Systems
San Francisco, California, US
Jun 07, 2021
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Our client is seeking an EH&S Technician to join their team. This is an entry-level role with room for growth. This position will help set the foundation for a career in laboratory safety management.

Duties: Pick up medical (biohazardous) waste from laboratories and take it down to our storage area for shipout. The position may also entail collecting chemical and radioactive waste from laboratories and processing it for shipment offsite, receiving radioisotopes, and testing emergency showers and eyewashes.

Although previous relevant experience is preferred, the most important quality we are looking for is dependability and someone with a strong work ethic who does not shy away from physical labor, and the desire to learn. Picking up biohazardous waste requires a lot of walking and lifting.

Duties include:

- Assist with the collection and processing of hazardous waste.

- Assist with receipt, delivery of radio isotopes, and processing of radioactive waste

- Assist with the collection of biohazardous waste

Required Skills:

- Ability to lift 40 pounds

- Ability to work independently

- Ability to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment

- Ability to successfully complete required safety training

Desired Skills:

- Education / training in a related science field a bonus.

- EH&S experience a bonus

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