- Receive, identify, sort, and prepare for disposal waste solvent and hazardous materials.
- Verify hazardous wastes and classify them for disposal.
- Maintain inventories of Waste Solvent and hazardous materials on-site.
- Dispense hazardous materials from bulk containers to smaller individual containers.
- Follow procedures for waste management and chemical handling, including sampling, weighing, and storing chemical containers.
- Add reagents and mix or process waste.
- Participate in occupational hygiene monitoring.
- Monitor waste dispensing room.
- Collect environmental monitoring samples and submit for analysis.
- Research and stay current with provincial and federal regulations, laws, and amendments governing hazardous wastes and materials.
- Work closely with Ministry of Environment and complete all required documents as required
- Participate in training and professional development activities, including necessary certification.
- Comply with prescribed safety procedures or federal laws regulating waste disposal methods.
- Clean contaminated equipment or areas for re-use, using detergents or solvents, sandblasters, filter pumps, or steam cleaners.
- Operate machines or equipment to remove, package, store, or transport loads of waste materials.
- Record numbers of containers stored at disposal sites, specifying amounts or types of equipment or waste disposed.
- A University degree in Chemistry, environmental science/engineering, waste management or toxicology required.
- Must have a good understanding of the safety procedures, federal and provincial laws regulating hazardous waste disposal
- A good command of English (spoken and written)
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