Emergency Response Technician
US Ecology, Inc.

Taylor, Michigan

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About You

You're a team player with a strong work ethic, are reliable and consider yourself a go-getter. You enjoy working both inside and outside, in different environments, andyou'lldo what it takes to get the job done safely and effectively. Your lifestyle allows you to have a flexible schedule that fits with this 24/7/365 position. You like being part of a hard working team and feel satisfied after a good day's work. You can always be counted on to exercise sound judgement on and off the jobsite. You desire to learn new skills, take safety seriously, and want to advance within a growing company.

Position Overview:

The Environmental Technician is responsible forcompleting daily field service activities which include emergency response, hazardous waste handling & cleanup, and site remediation onsite at customer locations.

A Day in the Life

This is not your typical 9-5 job! Each day is different. Once you arrive ready to work you can expect to:

  • Perform remediation services which include storage tank cleaning, industrial cleaning & maintenance, environmental site remediation, vacuum truck services, and demolition/dismantlement
  • Maintain on-call availability to perform emergency response services including the cleanup of hazardous/non-hazardous waste spills, disaster response and recovery, and waste management
  • Perform physical labor including lifting, pulling and pushing heavy objects
  • If you're called after hours, respond to the shop within 1 hour of being called
  • You may travel out of town occasionally, sometimes for extended periods
  • Operate equipment and tools in a safe manner at all times in accordance with Company policies and guidelines
  • Ensure the work area is safe at all times
  • Perform general housekeeping and maintenance of the offices, warehouses, yards and ER vehicles (stocked and ready to roll)
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Always be on-standby for the next ER job

What you need to apply
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Driver's license required, plus a driving record with less than 3 violations in the last 3 years
  • Reliable means of transportation
  • Chauffeur's license required or willing to obtain
  • CDL preferred, DOT medical card, insurable driving record
  • TWIC or able to obtain
  • Able to safely lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Able and willing to work in extreme weather conditions and temperatures when needed
  • Able to wear and use personal protective equipment (PPE) including a respirator as needed
  • Able to work a flexible work schedule including overtime and weekends
  • Willing to respond to environmental emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Basic computer skills
  • 1 year of general labor experience preferred
  • Ability to pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening

For your hard work
  • Overtime after 40 hours/week
  • Reasonably priced Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Cash Recognition Programs
  • Tuition reimbursement after six months
  • Opportunity for professional growth
  • Employer paid certifications and training

To learn more visit www.usecology.com

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.

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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