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Laboratory Technician Environmental Solutions in Fernley,US at Stericycle

Date Posted: 2/9/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Fernley,US
  • Job Type:
    Operations
  • Experience:
    2 - 3 Years
  • Date Posted:
    2/9/2018

Job Description

This position will perform various support activities in the Laboratory and Plant in accordance with all applicable regulations and Environmental Solutions policies, practices, and procedures.  

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

 • Conducts tests for which qualified which may include heat of combustion, % halogen, moisture, pH specific gravity, flash point, fuel compatibility, % acid, oxidizer spot, Cyanide Spot, TOC, VOC, etc. • Perform container and tank clearing responsibilities in support of Waste Water Treatment activities • Standarizes claibrates and cleans all assigned analytical equipment including contact with vendors as needed. • Prepares and maintains all applicable documentation including instrument calibration and maintenance logs, and daily production log. • Logs in lab samples as necessary. • Performs quality control testing on all assigned test method as needed. • Performs standard preventative maintenance on assigned lab instruments. • Performs periodic lab waste disposal as assigned. • Generates and prints appropriate documents via waste mangement software (WMS/PREVIEW) • Oversees sample collection  • Collects samples according to permit requirements as assigned. • Assists with entering into waste management software (WMS/Preview) all quantities and volumes received (as noted on the shipping document) • Assists with QA/QC analytical screening parameters as dictated by the Waste Analysis Plan. • Enters analytical results into waste management software (WMS/Preview). • Verifies quantities & storages locations of all waste received. • Generates and maintains reports as required by permit and/or to facility production. • Orders applicable laboratory supplies as needed • Provides training support for less experienced team members • Interacts with regulators, visitors and other personnel as assigned • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

• 2 – 4 years experience in lab environment • 40 hour OSHA Training with 8 hour refresher course • Associate’s degree in related field • Must have a working knowledge of standard laboratory procedures and the ability to learn the procedures and polices of this company. • Working knowledge of waste management rules, regulations, etc • Knowledge of all EPA and state requirements for laboratory testing. • Working knowledge of hazardous waste processing and regulations.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.