Environmental Technician

Skookum Contract Services
Oak Harbor, Washington, US
Jul 30, 2021
Jul 31, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Environmental Technician

Where: Oak Harbor, Washington (Naval Air Station Whidbey Island)

Type: Full Time, Non-Exempt

Wage: $33.77/hr.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life & Short-Term Disability Insurance, 10 paid holidays, up to 12 paid vacation days per year, paid sick leave, Verizon wireless discount, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), and a robust wellness program.

Work Schedule: Full-time, Day Shift

Skookum is seeking a dedicated and reliable Environmental Technician with a positive attitude. This individual will primarily handle hazardous waste pickups, processing of hazardous waste, shipment of wastes, spill responses and pump truck operations for wastes or septic.

Typical duties include but are not limited to:

Perform Environmental sampling, field testing, and document all findings including Operating Records, Logs, and Reports, for Wastewater, Storm Water Pollution Prevention, Used Oil/ Mixed Fuel Collection, Hazardous Material/ Hazardous Waste/Other Regulated Waste (HM/ HW/ORW) collection and processing, Soil Reuse and Disposal Management, Universal Waste collection and processing, Oil and Hazardous Substance Spill Response and Cleanup, OHS Spill Drills as part of Facility Response Team, OHS Spill Reporting and Documentation, Spill Response Boat Launch, Clean Air Act (CAA) and Air Emission Permit Reporting as required, Petroleum Pressure Piping and Hoses Testing and Reporting, Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure activities, Underground Storage Tank maintenance & documentation, Clean Water Act activities, Storm Water, Storm Water Outfall Monitoring & Sampling, abide by Historical and Cultural Resource guidelines.

Collect and manage waste containers, prepare containers for shipment in accordance with hazardous waste regulations, waste profiles, and DOT Hazardous Materials regulations. Manage all regulatory documentation associated with inspections and shipments. Packaging & storing of hazardous waste must comply with State, Federal and Navy regulations, or policies.


Completed the Defense Hazardous Materials / Waste Handling Course [HAZWOPR] or similar and OSHA Training.

3 to 5 years of experience in Environmental including a strong maintenance background with familiarity with military equipment and facilities.


A valid CDL Class B is required or have the ability to obtain one within 90 days of hire. Must be able to obtain and maintain coverage by Skookum's insurance company

A Department of Transportation (DOT) regulated pre-employment medical examination certification and drug screening are required. Candidates must meet federal guidelines in order to be considered for this position.

Must be able to pass a Respirator Fit Test (yearly) and Respirator Physical with OSHA Questionnaire (yearly).

Must be able to obtain and maintain applicable security clearances as background checks will be conducted for this position.

Performs on-call duty rotations (24hr + weekends) to include responding to off-duty environmental tasks.

Skookum's mission is "Creating Opportunities for People of all Abilities."

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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Skookum is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Women/Minority/Veteran/Disabled - Click here to view the EEO is the Law Poster. Click here to view the EEO is the Law Supplement Poster.

Skookum is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.