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Field Waste Technician
Job Class Code:
Field Waste Characterization Specialist
Basis of Publication:
The Hazardous Waste Field Representative works on-site at various retail stores and perform two functions, applying all applicable federal and state laws and MOE, MOT, EPA and DEA regulations: 1) Characterize segregate, package and document various types of retail hazardous waste and 2) Characterize, segregate, package, and document various types of pharmaceutical waste.
Prepare all appropriate and required documentation to meet Provincial, MOE, MOT, EPA, DOT and EPA regulations.
This person will work in one geographic area based around the assigned city.
Key Job Activities:
% Of Time Spent
Travels between customer retail facilities, through assigned territory.
Provides services related to managing retail hazardous waste and pharmaceutical waste. Characterization of hazardous, regulated, and non-hazardous waste. According to State, EPA & DOT regulations, properly lab packs and prepares manifests and LDR’s for hazardous waste shipment
Maintains and manages own expenses and travel schedule to ensure customers are serviced on a regular and timely basis. Manages route to maintain compliance with 10 day transfer schedules.
Provide training and support for customers on processes, findings and regulatory compliance.
Performs other related duties as required or requested.
Provides written and verbal reports to customer and supervisor.
Scope of Work:
Contact with all levels of Customers on a daily basis.
Regular contact with many different levels of Stericycle personnel.
Responsible for managing travel budget.
May plan and supervise the work of others as needed.
This position works completely independently and provides technical and work direction to lower level team members.
This person is first and foremost a hazwoper trained technician capable of on-site waste characterization, packing and generation of all required documents, that drives a truck, not a truck driver who only picks up hazardous waste.
* Financial Responsibility i.e., revenue, assets, budgets, number of accounts, expenditures, etc.
Education and Experience Required (including certifications and/or software requirements for the position):
Education equivalent to Bachelor’s Degree or the equivalent in related work experience, two or more years of industry related experience as a lab pack technician, service specialist or driver, or the equivalent in related work experience.
Must be willing to accept ownership of controlled pharmaceuticals on behalf of Stericycle.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
Must be qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle rated at 10,001 pounds but less than 26,001 pounds.
Demonstrates a general knowledge of RCRA and DOT Regulations as it relates to waste characterization and the transportation of hazardous waste. Some understanding of handling DEA controls is a plus.
Demonstrates knowledge of computer software applications including spreadsheets and word processing.
Master the English language both verbal and written.