Heritage Environmental Services, LLC
  • Field Services Lemont
  • Lemont, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Health/Dental, Vision,Critical Illness, Accident, Life, Disability, 401K with company match, Profit Sharing, Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Reimbursement.


Primary Purpose                                                                                             

The purpose of the position is to provide assistance in the coordination and proper disposal of waste materials for Heritage customers.  This position oversees various tasks, including collection, segregation, processing and supporting documentation of waste activity.                                                                                     

Essential Functions and Responsibilities                                                                                             

  • Ensure Health & Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times. 
  • Assist in the segregation of chemicals by Department of Transportation (DOT) hazard class; packing/un-packing compatible chemicals in appropriate containers and preparing for treatment or transportation; completing necessary paperwork per job.                                                                                        
  •  Prepare, package, label and segregate consumer products/lab pack chemicals for ultimate disposal.       
  • Completes logs and other paperwork necessary for tracking and billing purposes                                                             
  • Tests for compatibility of chemicals before consolidating for disposal; combines chemicals in drums or disposes of it directly in treatment tanks.                                                                                        
  • Receives shipments of waste materials by unloading drums containing smaller lab packs.  Review of packing slips to verify amount and type of waste received.                                                                                         
  • Determines and loads supplies needed for job completion and travels to customer to perform waste material pick-ups and services.
  • Develop good client relations by effectively communicating with customers and assist with troubleshooting and correcting record keeping inconsistencies an service concerns.                  
  • Operate the fork truck, bobcat with attachments and all other HES vehicles and perform inspections as needed                                                                                               
  • Introductory knowledge of highly hazardous chemicals/wastes management/assessment, cylinder handling, hazardous waste generation, management practices, shipping and related procedures. 
  • Follows proper placarding, manifesting, and load segregation requirementswhen transporting hazardous material.               
  • Position handles hazardous materials and will often require use of PPE: Boots, Gloves, Suits, Eye/Ear Protection and Respirator                                                                                          

Heritage believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to company success.  That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities.  Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the company to just the work identified.  It is Heritage's expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of company endeavors.                                                                                             

Education:  High School diploma or its equivalent required. Four year college degree (science major preferred) or equivalent experience preferred.                                                                                                                                      

Experience:  Prior lab packing or environmental waste experience preferred. 40 hour HAZWOPER training preferred but will be provided after hire, if needed.           

Knowledge and Abilities:  Ability to understand RCRA, DOT and OSHA regulations.  Excellent interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with internal and external contacts in both verbal and written communication methods. Basic computer skills. Requires the ability to operate, maneuver and/or control the actions of equipment, machinery, tools, and/or materials used in performing essential functions.  Requires the ability to communicate with work groups and individuals on waste management procedures. Requires the ability to apply principles and exercise judgment.  Ability to be able to lift up to 60 pounds.  Ability to wear PPE including respirator.   Ability to wear PPE including respirator.  Regular and predictable attendance is an essential function of this job.                                                                                   

A post offer drug screen will be required.  A post offer background check may be required. 

EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled                                                                                               

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