Waste Solvent Technician
Toronto Research Chemicals Inc. - North York, ON

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  • 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.

Requirements:

  • 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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