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Hazardous Material Technician
This position is: As Needed Basis
Salary: Varies, DOE
Position Location: New Iberia, LA
Requirements:

Statement of the Job

Employee removes and disposes of hazardous materials and prepares worksite to insure safety of the public during removal. Materials removed may include petroleum produces due to a spill, asbestos found in pipe lagging, ceilings and floors, lead-base paint, NORM or other hazardous materials.

Duties of the Job

  • Prepares job sites for hazardous materials removal and disposal, including constructing containment and negative air pressure systems as appropriate.
  • Shall ensure appropriate safety measures are being followed before and during removal.
  • Removes or encapsulates hazardous materials in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Shall prepare for and/or dispose of hazardous materials in accordance with applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Uses high efficiency particulate matter vacuum system to clean areas where asbestos dust and fibers are present.
  • Able to learn and/or operate small craft to recover waterborne oil and/or petroleum produce.
  • Able to learn and/or operate a motor vehicle while towing a trailer.
  • Posts appropriate signs to warn facility users of potential hazards; informs facility users about removal or encapsulation projects.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment.
  • Monitors air to verify clean environment after removal or to assess conditions.