Northrop Grumman Sr. Hazardous Material Handler in Sunnyvale, California
Perform the duties of handling hazardous materials/wastes to receive, categorize, store, distribute and ship by ensuring compliance to various environmental rules and regulations, where methods and procedures may not always be established.
TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT:
Pickup truck, pallet jack, HEPA vacuum cleaner, pumps, hoses, sampling kit, drum tipper, drum crusher, forklift, protective clothing, MSDS's.
Hazardous materials/wastes, neutralization chemicals, absorbent, shipping and packaging materials, sample jars, drums, drum labels, hazardous waste manifests.
DIRECTION OF OTHERS:
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE USUAL MAJOR JOB DUTIES BUT THIS DESCRIPTION DOES NOT PRECLUDE THE PERFORMANCE OF OTHER DUTIES BY THE INCUMBENT, NOR THE QUESTION BEING RAISED ON THE PROPER RATE FOR THE ASSIGNMENT.
In addition to performing the duties of Hazardous Material Handler, performs the following.
Receive general work assignment and instructions from the Environmental Affairs Manager and other environmental professionals.
Must be trained and certified in proper handling and mixing of chemicals, respirator training/fit test, hazardous waste management, waste handling and awareness training, ERT (Emergency Response Team) and DOT HM-181 training for shipment of hazardous materials.
Understand an use the various environmental regulations and rules of categorization to determine the priority of handling and the proper processing/handling of the materials waste for storage, distribution or preparation for shipment.
Understand the principles defined by Environmental Affairs to maintain waste containers by properly storing and completing necessary documentation (waste manifest and labeling) for inspections or shipments.
Understand the nature of the material to insure proper categorization for incoming hazardous materials to avoid unsafe mixtures or costly disposal.
Identify various hazardous materials/waste streams and match the materials to a predetermined material description.
Conduct environmental techs work skills when that employee is absent, ill, medical leave or vacation. These duties include, replacing all ground water filers, checking all stations and pump water when full, and observing checking and pumping bulk tank when full.
Perform work of equal or lower skill as required.This is a Union Represented position.
H.S. Diploma / GED
2 years practical/material handler work experience, but will consider an Associate's degree in Science, in lieu of the 2 years experience.
Must pass skills evaluation written test
Must be able to obtain a security clearance
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Job Category : Environmental, Health & Safety