Environmental Waste Technician II

Redwood City, CA 94063

Posted: 02/18/2020 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Clinical & Scientific Job Number: 17165

Job Description



Environmental Waste Technician


Position Summary

We are looking for a Environmental Waste Technician to join our team in our Redwood City office. This employee will work in the Facilities department reporting to the Facilities Sr. Manager, supporting the site within Operations and Laboratory settings. This position will help to develop skills to progress a career in Environmental Health & Safety. With supporting roles in hazardous waste management, chemical and asset management, sustainability programs, health and safety awareness.

What You’ ll Do
  • Collection of biohazardous and chemical waste from various labs
  • Participate in emergency response activities
  • Support sustainability goals
  • Creatively introduce new ideas with respect to waste reduction and waste minimization.
  • Manage waste related activities
  • Maintain chemical inventory database functions
  • Update SDS program
  • Conduct and support site inspections around various EHS related programs
  • Assist with all external shipments to ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local rules and regulations
  • Maintain appropriate records and documentation.
  • Act as Facilities/EHS representative for internal employee interface

About You
  • Requires 3 years of EH&S work experience
  • You must have a High School diploma or higher
  • Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Able to lift 50lbs
  • Experience working in biotech industry
  • Hazwoper certified
  • Demonstrates teamwork
  • Develops and uses collaborative relationships to facilitates the accomplishment of work goals and objectives
  • Collaboratively establishes ownership
  • Active and emphatic listening
  • Willingness to jump in and take on new and varied assignments
  • Ability to multitask on a large scale
  • Strong self-management
  •   Valid driver’ s license and must have reliable transportation
  • Willing to work on call or extend work hours
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Walking and lifting to 25 pounds may be required
  •   The physical demands described above are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job




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