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Veterans Preferred - Environmental Technician Sr.

Employer
Waste Management
Location
Emelle, Alabama, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Dec 4, 2021

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Sector
Academic / Research
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Energy
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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We Are Stable: Our WM team is home every day, and our team members perform essential and meaningful work.

We Are Committed to Growth: 100% tuition paid for benefits eligible employees and their family, and established career progression.

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Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary

Conducts advanced tests and field investigations to obtain data for use by environmental, engineering, and scientific personnel in determining sources and methods of controlling pollutants in air, water, and soil.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Prepares samples for analysis in accordance with established protocols.
  • Conducts moderately complex chemical and physical laboratory and field tests according to prescribed standards to determine characteristics or composition of solid, liquid, or gaseous materials and substances.
  • Collects samples of gases from air emission points, and collects other air samples and meteorological data to assist in evaluation of atmospheric pollutants.
  • Collects water samples from raw, semi-processed or processed water, industrial waste water, or water from other sources to assess pollution problem.
  • Collects soil, silt, mud, or sediment samples to determine chemical composition and nature of pollutants.
  • Prepares samples for testing, records data, prepares summaries and charts for review, and develops a report detailing activities performed and results received.
  • Sets monitoring equipment to provide flow of information.
  • Installs, operates, and performs advanced maintenance on gas and fluid flow systems, chemical reaction systems, mechanical equipment, and other test instrumentation.
  • Assists with the installation of complex equipment and instrumentation including calibration and troubleshooting as needed.
  • Operates fixed or mobile monitoring or data collection station.
  • Conducts bacteriological or other tests related to research in environmental or pollution control activity.
  • Audits properties of samples collected to identify physical evidence of environmental releases.
  • May provide direction or support to less experienced Environmental Technicians.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience
  • Education: Not required.
  • Experience: Four years of prior work experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • None required.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • None required.

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.

Benefits
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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