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Entry-Level Environmental Worker

Company: US Ecology
Location: Fort Myers
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About Us: US Ecology helps our customers keep the environment clean by doing the hard but rewarding work of safely disposing of hazardous and regulated waste. In short, we work to provide a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren. About You: You have a strong work ethic, are reliable and consider yourself a go-getter. You enjoy working outside in the fresh air with equipment on a daily basis. You manage your time wisely and feel accomplished after a hard days work. You are a decision maker who likes to be challenged and can always be counted on to exercise sound judgement on and off the jobsite. You desire to learn new skills, be part of a team, and advance within a growing company. Position Snapshot: In this position, you will support US Ecology's around the clock environmental services operations such as emergency response, industrial cleaning, soil excavations and liquid (Non-hazardous) disposal, site maintenance/transformers, emergency spill response and site cleanup projects using a variety of techniques and tools in a collaborative environment. A Day in the Life

  • Perform assigned tasks with or without direct supervision supporting our customers and their unique project needs
  • Perform spill site cleanups and site restoration varying dimensions, involving standing and lifting for extended periods, perform soft dig excavations.
  • Draining oil from transformers
  • Load/unload drums, equipment from and into vans, flatbeds, trailers
  • Complete all job-specific paperwork, some require use of a computer
  • Safely drive and perform safety checks on all vehicles for which licensed
  • Understand and comply with company and client safety standards
  • Performs other duties as assigned What you need to apply
    • Must be willing and able to travel (estimate 10%) and work extended hours including on-call rotation shifts to meet operational demands
    • Experience working in a labor-intensive position preferably the skilled trades
    • Valid Driver's License / CDL Class B a plus!
    • Good driving record with less than 3 violations in the last 3 years
    • Must be a self-starter such as finding work to do between direct assignments, follow through with tasks, and take ownership and pride in work performed.
    • Comfortable wearing necessary PPE including a respirator as needed
    • HAZWOPER certification is a plus
    • Successful satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background screening For your hard work
      • Tuition reimbursement after six months
      • Opportunity for professional growth
      • Employer paid certifications and training
      • 100% employer paid medical for you
      • Paid Time Off
      • Cash Recognition Programs
      • Find out more at US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.
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Keywords: US Ecology, Fort Myers , Entry-Level Environmental Worker, Other , Fort Myers, Florida

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