1. Identify and safely handle classes of regulated waste. Collect and transport, via hallways or vehicle, regulated waste from generators to a storage area or treatment location. Follow EHS standard operating procedures and all applicable local, state and federal requirements. 2. Ensure proper packaging and arrange for biomedical waste disposal via a commercial vendor. 3. Interact with faculty, staff and vendor employees regarding the compliant collection and storage of regulated waste. Assists in setting up and maintaining RCRA satellite accumulation areas. Provide oversight of RCRA 90-day storage areas. Provide specialized information and training when necessary. 4. Perform radiation surveys and conducts inspection of EHS-EAS waste storage facilities. Develop awareness of principles regarding the decay and survey of radioactive materials. Survey and dispose decayed waste. Prepare and maintain waste related documentation. Prepare radioactive waste packages and documentation for off-site disposal. 5. Deliver supplies to laboratories and other areas as required. 6. Perform data entry and reporting functions for waste management and related applications and databases. Maintain all regulatory paperwork and reporting. 7. During working hours, participate as a member of the EHS on-call emergency response team. 8. Maintain all required licenses, certifications, and trainings. 9. Perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: One year experience segregating and packaging for disposal typical laboratory waste; experience with packaging, transporting and managing hazardous waste. 24-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification (required after hire); Department of Transportation HM-181 training (required after hire).
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: One year experience segregating and packaging for disposal typical laboratory waste; experience with packaging, transporting and managing hazardous waste. 24-hour OSHA HAZWOPER certification (required after hire); Department of Transportation HM-181 training (required after hire).
Posting Position Title: Health/Safety Technician 3
Required Skill/ability 3: Ability to work independently and to use good judgment. Strong organizational skills, with the ability to multitask while remaining flexible and adaptable.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Health/Safety Technician 3
Required Skill/ability 1: Ability to work well with others with demonstrated well defined communication and customer service skills. Ability to be responsive to conflicting demands, deadlines or emergencies, including spill response.
Required Skill/ability 4: Excellent attendance, punctuality and reliability, as attested by references.
Required Skill/ability 2: Ability to recognize classes of chemicals and those which can become unstable during extended storage. Demonstrated broad based computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheet and database software. Strong attention to detail.
Two years of related work experience in the same job family and a Bachelor's degree in a related field; or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Knowledge of chemistry, biology and physics to perform necessary tasks and recognize potentially dangerous situations.
Internal Number: 52338BR
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