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US Ecology, Inc. 2nd Shift-Environmental Technician in Lansing, Michigan

About You

You're a reliable, motivated and team-oriented person who likes to pitch in and keep things clean and safe. You enjoy working both inside and outside, and you'll do what it takes to get the job done safely and effectively. You know how to manage your time, and colleagues can count on you to be patient, tactful and cooperative. You desire to learn new skills, be part of a team and advance within a growing company.

Position Snapshot

Environmental Technicians identify, collect, transport, process, package and prepare hazardous and universal wastes, recyclables and solid waste for storage and disposal. You'll play an integral role in supporting the Project Manager onsite. This is a 2nd shift role.

Day in the Life

After grabbing your favorite morning beverage, you can expect to:

  • Suit up in your PPE (Personal Protective Equipment).

  • Conduct inspections onsite and share your findings with the Project Manager.

  • Collect, load and containerize materials, and prepare them for storage or shipment.

  • Operate a forklift (or similar equipment) to load, unload and move materials.

  • Check on waste containers throughout the facility (you'll notify your Project Manager when containers are full, or if shipments are required).

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What you need to apply

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Preferred Certifications: 40 Hour HAZWOPER, 8 Hour HAZWOPER, DOT, RCRA (we will train and provide certification, if needed!)

  • Relevant experience in the environmental industry preferred

  • Moderate computer skills (Microsoft Suite)

  • Valid driver's license

  • Forklift certification/license preferred

  • Ability to pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening

  • Comfort wearing a respirator if needed.

For your hard work

  • Opportunity for professional growth

  • Employer paid certifications and training

  • Medical, Dental, Vision

  • Pension

  • Paid Time Off

  • Cash Recognition Programs

  • Find out more at 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, Inc. is a leading North American provider of environmental services. Since 1952 we have been helping 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 protect human health and the environment in pursuit of a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren.