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Hazardous Materials Coordinator

Company: Power Systems Mfg., LLC
Location: Jupiter
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPOSITION: Hazardous Materials CoordinatorLOCATION: Jupiter, FLSTATUS: Salary-Exempt JOB SUMMARY The Hazardous Materials Coordinator (HMC) will support PSM's Environment, Health, and Safety department in all aspects of day-to-day workflow and operations of Power Systems Manufacturing, LLC's industrial waste disposal program. Responsibilities include but may not limited to; inter-facilities transportation and storage of waste; waste determination, minimization, and disposal; preparation of waste for shipment, and maintaining all necessary documentation. The HMC will be responsible for performing a variety of routine hazardous and non-hazardous waste tasks in the movement of solids and liquids. Under direct and indirect supervision, tasks may include, but may not be limited to all types of manual labor in cleaning and decontamination operations, material handling, packing, re-packing, unloading and loading containers for processing at site or transportation to appropriate facilities.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESThe essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ensures compliance with applicable state and federal environmental regulations.
  • Maintain Central Accumulation Area, Satellite Accumulation Areas, and Day Cans across the facility in a manner that ensures regulatory and statute compliance.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of Work Instructions and Standard Operating Procedures relative to waste management.
  • Decontaminate and dispose of empty drums and/or containers according to RCRA and disposal guidelines.
  • Support recycling efforts across the facility. Gather and centrally store recyclable materials for proper disposition.
  • Process waste and prepare waste containers for shipment, perform container closures per TSDF closure instructions, prepare shipping papers and waste manifests
  • Load and unload various size containers (totes, drums, tankers, trailers. etc.)
  • Use a variety of tools such as impact wrenches, shovels, hand tools, etc.
  • Monitor Point of Generation and Satellite Accumulation Areas for compliance correcting discrepancies
  • Read, comprehend, and implement state and federal regulatory publications.
  • Provide waste packaging support for operations personnel, re-packaging or over-packing containers that are found to be unsuitable for shipment
  • Coordinate with Cell Leads and Workshop Supervisor to schedule and execute container movements and exchanges
  • Assist in completing all necessary paperwork for processing materials to include DOT shipping papers and waste manifests
  • Transport materials and waste to and from various locations across the facility.
  • Assist in the loading/unloading of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials at • designated sites utilizing appropriate equipment for which you are appropriately trained.
  • Identify hazards, notify EHS Management, recommend corrective action, and effectively communicate hazards and corrective action with others.
  • Perform and document inspections including but not limited to, SWPPP Inspections, SPCC inspections, RCRA CAA/SAA LT 60 and LT 90, new/used container inspections
  • Facilitate collection of data and preparation of Tier 2 and FDEP Biennial Reporting
  • Support internal and external auditing.
  • Evaluates and manages environmental issues on site, including chemical spills. Maintain a clean, organized and safe work area. Perform general housekeeping in accumulation areas.
  • Other duties as assigned.MINIMUM REQUIREMENTSEducation & Training
    • Bachelor's Degree in related discipline (Chemistry, Physical Science, Environmental Engineering etc.) or equivalent relevant work experience.
    • Must complete EHS assigned regulatory training for work area as described by PSM's EHS Training Matrix
      • Must be trained, or willing to be trained, in accordance with EPA regulations to work at a 90 day accumulation site, and be trained in accordance with EPA regulations to make hazardous waste determinations.
      • Must possess and maintain a current and valid U. S. Driver's License
      • Must be capable of safely operating forklifts and powered pallet jacks
        • Strong working knowledge of RCRA, PHSMA, FDEP, EPA, DOT, CERCLA, OSHA, TSCA and NFPA preferred. Preferred Education & Training
          • 40-hour HAZWOPER
          • DOT Hazardous Waste Training
          • Previous Forklift and Powered Pallet Jack Certifications
          • Certified Hazardous Materials Practitioner or Certified Dangerous Goods Professional Skills/Experience
            • Minimum 2 years of experience in hazardous waste activities with Large Quantity Generator, strong emphasis in environmental and chemical handling preferred.
            • Must have working experience in a quality-oriented environment requiring a high degree of attention to detail.
            • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both written and verbal. Must be capable of communicating complex and detailed information at all levels of the organization.
            • Ability to work within established policies and procedures, and quickly learn PSM's infrastructure, facilities, and operations.
            • High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft 365, Visio, etc.)
            • Experience with electronic EHS management systems Physical Requirements
              • Must be able to wear respirator and protective clothing. May require medical evaluation for Respirator Medical Clearance.
              • Excessive standing and/or walking, Exposure to extreme temperatures, Exposure to fumes and/or chemicals, Exposure to heights, Exposure to loud noises, Lifting (weight)
              • Lifting weight Special Working Conditions: On call/standby work required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions Other Special Working Conditions
              • Able and willing to travel approximately 25%.Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: Power Systems Mfg., LLC, Jupiter , Hazardous Materials Coordinator, Other , Jupiter, Florida

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