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As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

What is the value of a WM job?

The value of a WM job is more than a paycheck. Itís a way to create opportunities for you and your family.

We Are Stable: Our WM team is home every day, and our team members perform essential and meaningful work.

We Are Committed to Growth: 100% tuition paid for benefits eligible employees and their family, and established career progression.

We Are Investing in You: Amazing Medical, Dental & Vision, 401K with match, discounted stock options, dependent day care, and more!

Who are we? #WeAreWM

Ready to roll with us? Click Apply to join the Waste Management team today.

I. Job Summary

Performs data entry, initiates inventory control tasks, maintains employee time records, generates reports, and maintains process files for the Laboratory.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

Receives waste samples, generates Waste Analysis Report (WAR), assigns and maintains sample tracking and data entry for Laboratory.
Contacts truck driver to pick up paperwork when analytical testing is completed and disposal paperwork is approved, when required.
Generates numerous reports, establishes and maintains section files, logs and records.
Processes time cards and maintains attendance records.
Make and file approval folders.
Assist Approvals personnel in updating profiles in AS-400 System.
Responsible for inventory control function including researching potential products and vendors, preparing bid packages, initiating requisitions, and ordering supplies, equipment, PPE, chemicals, furniture, printing, etc.
Assists Technicians and Chemist with laboratory procedures, by performing Tech I level parameters.
Maintains housekeeping in work area.
Reference site-specific procedures and more detailed site-specific job descriptions.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Works independently, receiving a minimum amount of supervision and guidance on established laboratory procedures. Uses judgment when reviewing paperwork for completeness and accuracy. Must have a working knowledge of department practices and procedures, laboratory and sampling protocol, chemical terminology, and manifesting. Uses data base and spreadsheet computer applications.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Required: High school diploma or GED (accredited), plus one (1) year experience in the waste disposal business with emphasis on waste code utilization. High school chemistry or equivalent laboratory experience preferred.
Preferred: High school diploma or GED (accredited), plus one (1) year experience in the waste disposal business with emphasis on waste code utilization. High school chemistry or equivalent laboratory experience preferred. Data entry skill = 30 WPM.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements



HAZWOPER (24 Hour)
DOT & M2Z (Driver Only)

Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)
Superfund Amendment & Reauthorization Act (SARA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)
Hazardous Waste Transportation Act (HWTA)
Code of Federal Regulation (CFR 40, 29, & 49)
Contingency Plan
Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan (SPCC)
Security Plan
Standard Division Practices (per department) (SDPs)

Refresher Training As Required By Law

Medical Exam

Pre Employment Physical and Drug Test
Complete Physical Biennially
Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Audiogram and Respirator Fit Test annual
Physical at Termination

Respirators Full face OV/AG or half face with face shield

Full face supplied air in some areas

Suit Appropriate Barrier Suite: Liquid yellow Tyvek with sleeves, apron, booties Solid white tyvek

Gloves appropriate to hazards present PVC over Nitrile or Butyl (Liquid Waste) Leather Work (Solid Waste), Leather/Cloth work (when handling equipment or containers)

Overshoes Vinyl Booties Waterproof Boots Chemical Resistant Boots

Safety glasses

Hard Hats

Steel Toed Shoes

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

None required.
V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) regularly, most of the work day;
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds occasionally, rarely;
Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, etc.) All of work day, part of the work day;
Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements occasionally, rarely;
Normal setting for this job is: Hazardous waste disposal site / laboratory, lab.

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

Please apply now on the site below, or call 877.220.5627, to speak with a Waste Management recruiter today

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Lakhan Bisht
Waste Management
1001 Fannin, Suite 4000
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 877-220-5627

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