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Environmental Tech II - Emergency Response - Equipment Operator

Company: Bay West LLC
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

If you care about the environment and want to do work that improves our planet, consider joining our team as a Environmental Tech II - Emergency Response - Equipment Operator! For over 46 years, Bay West LLC (Bay West) has been a recognized leader delivering Environmental Solutions nation-wide and we're proud of our stellar safety programs and records. We're a unique mix of expertise & strong tenured employees in the following services: Environmental Consulting, Engineering, Emergency Response, and Waste Management for a mixed portfolio of Federal, State, Municipal, & Industrial/Commercial clients.Our EMERGENCY RESPONSE TECH II - Equipment Operator will provide daytime site supervisor services for field teams conducting emergency spill response activities involving hazardous and non-hazardous materials releases to air, soil, surface and groundwater so that they are performed in an efficient, safe and professional manner. EMERGENCY RESPONSE TECH II - Equipment Operator Responsibilities:Assess a situation, develop an operational ER plan and manage other emergency responder staff as the plan is implemented.Prepare daily diaries, reports, field sketches, post-incident closure reports of moderate complexity and other documentation of all actions undertaken during an ER so that records are accurate and complete.Communicate effectively with internal and external customers, both orally and in writing, in a courteous and professional manner of observed or perceived health, safety or other work environment conditions so that customers understand the message and can accordingly.Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals and comply with all safety, employee, and HR policies, procedures and practices so that assigned responsibilities are performed in a manner which meets Bay West expectations.Conduct sampling and monitoring of hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes.Actively participate on an after-hour On-Call Emergency Response (ER) team - approximately one week every six to eight weeks. Assist with various duties within the facilities and shop including regular equipment checks, maintenance and inventory; instrument calibration, facility maintenance, facility organization, snow removal as needed and available and other duties as assigned Assist with "out the door" ER response activities including gather and interpret safety data sheets (SDS) information for the construction of a Health and Safety Plan (HASP); construct and obtain client information from Handle; acquire location (maps), weather data and other ER response specific information; determine ER equipment needs for response activities, and load ER equipment so that the team is properly prepared to respond successfully to the incident.Help project managers coordinate follow-up activities related to ER initiated projects.Assist with preparing regular updates that summarize ER projects for internal distribution.Assist with developing and conducting ER related presentation and training.Provide support to our waste transport and disposal (T&D) team, both for ER projects and for our waste T&D customers. Effectively coordinate waste disposal activities with internal and external customers so that waste is disposed of in a manner which complies with state and federal laws.Properly maintain and train with ER and Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO) equipment so that equipment is properly used and in working condition.Communicate directly with the ER Manager on ways to improve ER techniques, operations and functions so that Bay West continues to perform ER services successfully.Environmental Tech II - Emergency Response - Equipment Operator Requirements:One year or more experience responding to and cleaning up releases of hazardous and non-hazardous materials to the environment.40 Hour OSHA hazardous materials training; we will provide for otherwise qualified candidate.Have a basic understanding of hand and power tool operation and equipment mechanics.Be able to operate the following specialty pieces of equipment with basic efficiency: truck and trailer combination (under 26,000lbs), skid loader; spill response watercraft; forklift; product transfer pumps, drum head vacuum, etc.Basic knowledge of small engines, pumps, and blowers.Have familiarity with basic computer skills, i.e., e-mail, word processing, and routine database operation.Possess a valid state driver's license, ability to meet MNDOT medical qualification and ability to drive a vehicle while towing a trailer.Possess or have 24-hour access to reliable means of transportation and communication (cell phone). Ability to function in work environments that can sometimes include high heat; high humidity; extreme cold; roadway traffic hazards; on water (boat operations) and confined spaces.Ability to frequently lift up to 50 lbs. over an 8-hour period and engage in strenuous daily activities of a repetitive nature.Willingness to adhere to use of PPE including semi-frequent work donning a respirator; infrequent work requiring supplied air, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and fully encapsulated protective suits.Ability to work in non-hazardous and hazardous work environments including contaminated air soil, dust, fumes, smoke and other toxins.COVID-19 protocols are mandated by Minnesota and there are pending Federal vaccination mandates. Vaccination Attestation required based on client work. Bay West offers its valued employees:a robust and varied benefits package including medical, health savings account, dental, 401k plan and additional options like pet insurance, vision and flex spendinglong term growth potential in numerous capacities including analytics, earth sciences, environmental remediation, project management; our employees appreciate that we value their brains, not just their brawn.support and encouragement to obtain additional credentials and certifications a culture that empowers all employees to stop a job - we walk the safety talk!competitive wages and individual consideration as your expertise and responsibilities expanda business casual environment with great co-workersBay West is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. Bay West is an EEO/AA Employer Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. PI158144217

Keywords: Bay West LLC, St. Paul , Environmental Tech II - Emergency Response - Equipment Operator, Other , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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