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Hazardous Material Technician
This position is: As Needed Basis
Salary: Varies, DOE
Position Location: New Iberia, LA
Requirements:

Statement of the Job

Employee removes and disposes of hazardous materials and prepares worksite to insure safety of the public during removal. Materials removed may include petroleum produces due to a spill, asbestos found in pipe lagging, ceilings and floors, lead-base paint, NORM or other hazardous materials.

Duties of the Job

  1. Prepares job sites for hazardous materials removal and disposal, including constructing containment and negative air pressure systems as appropriate.
  2. Shall ensure appropriate safety measures are being followed before and during removal.
  3. Removes or encapsulates hazardous materials in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations.
  4. Shall prepare for and/or dispose of hazardous materials in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations.
  5. Uses high efficiency particulate matter vacuum system to clean areas where asbestos dust and fibers are present.
  6. Able to learn and/or operate small craft to recover waterborne oil and/or petroleum produce.
  7. Able to learn and/or operate a motor vehicle while towing a trailer.
  8. Posts appropriate signs to warn facility users of potential hazards; informs facility users about removal or encapsulation projects.
  9. Cleans and maintains equipment.
  10. Monitors air to verify clean environment after removal or to assess conditions.

 

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