Veolia North America Material Handler - Sauget, IL - 122014 in Sauget, Illinois
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Hours: 6:00am - 4:30pm two weeks days, then 6pm - 4:30am two weeks night (back and forth every two weeks). n
$16-19/hr Veolia is a global environmental company operating in over 40 countries with 179,000 employees focused on delivering environmentally sustainable solutions. We work with a wide range of clients to retrieve and dispose of their hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials. Whenever possible, we will recycle these materials. Materials which cannot be recycled will be disposed of properly to ensure a safe and healthy environment for future generations. *Assemble boxes and stage all necessary materials for processing and repackaging waste into charge boxes for incinerator.*Suit up with proper personal protection equipment and other necessary equipment for environmental protection.*Break down and extract waste materials (including hard solids that may require jackhammer) from various vendor containers and dumps into mixing pan.*Process materials into various combinations of solids, mixes and/or slurries and repackages into charge boxes per process/plan; weighs all charges to meet, process, plan specifications.*Record all material processed to maintain in-process inventory data using electronic scanning devices.*Shrink-wrap charges; move to incinerator dock for burning.*Consolidate material from drums into roll-off containers for incineration.*Reclaim vendor drums for recycling and crush drums that are not re-usable.*Dump waste hoppers and clean process area and maintain cleanliness around department.*Change out air supply banks (provides clean air source for personal protective suits) as required.*Maintain a complete inventory of personal protection equipment and other department supplies.*Communicate with all leadmen and on-coming shift crews as required.
Education/Experience:* High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required* Prior work experience of 3 to 6 months in the hazardous waste or chemical industry in a related position with proficiency in handling forklifts and a variety of tools preferred
* 24-Hour/40-Hour HAZWOPER training preferred, but not required* Forklift license preferred
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.