Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
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Position Summary

Performs various duties transporting, storing and disposing of wastes (both hazardous and non-hazardous) and recyclable metals. Maintains required records and receipts. Operates forklift and other PIV (powered industrial vehicles) in a safe manner to complete various duties.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operates various forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Transportation, storage and disposal of both hazardous on non-hazardous waste complying with all Federal, State and Local guidelines and regulations.
  • Keep complete records of waste and recyclable composition and weight totals leaving the plant
  • Communicate problems or status of equipment to management and co-workers.
  • Ability to attend training, in house and at outside vendors. Evaluate and report findings to management staff.
  • Visually inspect and test machinery and equipment.
  • May assist maintenance techs when the use of a forklift is needed to move repair or install equipment.
  • Fill out proper requisition request completely to order replacement parts and supplies.
  • Professional conduct to supply an honorable service for the facility.
  • Respond to the facility in an appropriate period of time when needed during off hours.
  • Housekeeping such as mop, sweep, and wipe down around work area when work is complete.
  • Must be able to work at heights in man lifts.
  • Overtime may be required.

NOTE:  This list presents only the principal duties of the position and is not intended to be comprehensive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as dictated by the business needs and conditions.  As an essential function of the job, good attendance is required.

Skills and Education Required

Two-year degree in a technical field + 0 -2yrs experience in workforce in related field. Or 3-5yrs experience in a related field.


Other Qualifications:

  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Safety oriented
  • Computer knowledge: Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Analytical skills.
  • Organization skills.
  • Detail oriented
  • Mechanically inclined.
  • Human relation skills.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Work independently with little supervision.




  • Work will be within the facility
  • Will be working outdoors a portion of the time and must be able to work at heights.
  • Work is performed around moving equipment, i.e. hand power tools.
  • Will be operating fork trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Will be working in oily/contaminated environments.
  • Exposure to dust, fumes, and chemicals on a daily basis.  Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided, with the information on exposure materials logged in the MSDS books.



  • Must be capable of standing and walking for 8 hours a day and sitting for at least one hour.
  • Requires frequent bending stooping and squatting/crouching with occasional climbing/crawling.
  • Reaching above shoulder level, kneeling, and balancing, and pushing or pulling frequently.
  • Will use both hands to grasp, firmly grasp/turn, and fine manipulation.
  • Carrying and lifting products and material requirements will be thirty pounds at a frequent rate.


Employees may encounter hazardous wastes during their work.  Hazardous wastes are to be handled appropriately; including applicable use of PPE, placement into compatible containers, container labeling and marking; etc.  Additionally, wastes may need to be transported to/from satellite accumulation areas to 90-day accumulation area; via dolly, forklift, etc. All employees working with, handling, or managing hazardous wastes will receive annual RCRA training. Those employees preparing waste for shipment will receive additional trainings (DOT).




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