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Amentum Waste Operator in Pueblo, Colorado

Job Summary

SURETY

This position is designated as a chemical duty position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program. As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulation 50-6.

Require routine access to chemical surety materials.

Are authorized to escort visitors to areas containing chemical surety materials.

Control direct access to chemical surety material.

Issue proximity cards, personal identification numbers (PINs), keys, combinations, biometric codes, or any other mechanism that provides direct access to chemical surety material.

Are motor vehicle/material handling equipment operators involved in movement of chemical agents.

Are operators of equipment that disassembles chemical munitions/containers or handle chemical surety materials during demilitarization operations.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES / DUTIES / TASKS

  • Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.

  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.

  • Be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.

  • Performs hazardous waste worker duties in permitted or regulated facilities. Duties may involve one or more of the following: Movement, containerization, storage, identification, record keeping, emergency response and/or disposing of hazardous waste.

  • Operates local and remote controlled equipment used in the movement of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes.

  • Operates and monitors instrumentation i.e., flow meters, temperature/pressure gauges and control panels, assesses data/conditions, and acts accordingly to perform assigned duties to meet regulatory, waste management, safety, environmental, and operations requirements.

  • Performs system/equipment reviews, valve/switch alignments, and operational documentation as required for waste transfer through tanks, pumps, and filters.

  • Processes agent contaminated and non-agent contaminated secondary waste (including sludge) through the Toxic Maintenance Area (TMA)

  • Performs field-testing of waste streams as necessary for characterization using pH meters and hydrometers.

  • Performs and documents inspections of all hazardous waste storage areas. Implements corrective actions, as necessary, and makes notifications to management in areas needing attention.

  • Loads and unloads hazardous and recyclable waste. Operates vehicles and heavy equipment to transport hazardous waste as required. Packages and repackages/overpacks hazardous waste.

  • Using a forklift, load and unload pallets of packaged explosives onto trucks for storage and transportation.

  • Coordinates with other plant personnel (Operations, Maintenance, Laboratory, etc.) for pickup / transfer of hazardous waste. Works with other plant personnel to ensure that hazardous waste is correctly labeled, packaged, loaded, stored, and transferred/transported.

  • Participates in the HAZMAT/Decon teams, as necessary.

  • Participates in Waste Management and Environmental surveillances and audits.

  • Reviews plant operations, waste management data, and waste management reports to assess and recommend improvements in the areas of waste minimization and environmental compliance.

  • Represents the Waste Management organization as a technical expert concerning waste management activities.

  • Wears various levels of Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) in the performance of job duties.

  • Works in close proximity to hazardous chemicals, chemical agents and decontamination solution. Must be able to acknowledge and respond to emergency situations.

  • Works extensively in environments with elevated temperatures.

  • Maintains accountability of property.

  • Assists with the development and/or review of standard operating procedures and maintenance procedures associated with the operation and maintenance of assigned systems as required.

  • Prepare work authorizations and safety permits pertaining to Operations Waste Management (OWM) tasks.

  • Make exclusion area and toxic entries as required.

  • Complete all associated logbook entries, decontamination certification data sheets, DD Form 2271, sample transfer forms and other documentation as required.

  • Prepare hazardous material classification documentation as required to support material transfer to waste management areas.

  • Maintain modified Level A certification.

  • Perform daily, weekly, and monthly RCRA inspections.

  • Prepare work permits, safety permits, and work authorizations.

  • Conduct waste sampling as required.

  • Assist Process Supervisor - Waste in maintaining waste accumulation areas.

  • Must obtain/maintain RCRA Hazardous Materials Management training certification.

  • Must obtain/maintain current lift truck license and overhead crane certification.

  • Operate Secondary Decontamination Unit (SDU) and Autoclave

Minimum Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/equivalent and 1 year industrial experience working in a demilitarization facility, chemical plant, hazardous waste incinerator, waste water treatment facility, nuclear or fossil power generating facility, manufacturing facility or related industry.

  • Must be a US Citizen or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain PCAPP site access.

  • Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment.

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.

  • Must be willing to work overtime, varying hours and/or rotating shifts.

  • Must be willing and able to work in an industrial environment that is in close proximity to and/or in a chemical demilitarization facility.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with HazMat and Tanker endorsement.

  • Must be able to operate forklifts/fork trucks or material handling lifting devices.

  • Knowledge of RCRA and DOT guidelines pertaining to waste storage and waste transportation.

  • Experience in material tracking, paperwork and/or software.

  • Demonstrated experience working in a procedurally compliant environment.

  • Demonstrated experience working in an environmental and safety compliant environment.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle driver's license.

SURETY

This position is designated as a chemical duty position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program. As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulation 50-6.

Require routine access to chemical surety materials.

Are authorized to escort visitors to areas containing chemical surety materials.

Control direct access to chemical surety material.

Issue proximity cards, personal identification numbers (PINs), keys, combinations, biometric codes, or any other mechanism that provides direct access to chemical surety material.

Are motor vehicle/material handling equipment operators involved in movement of chemical agents.

Are operators of equipment that disassembles chemical munitions/containers or handle chemical surety materials during demilitarization operations.

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Qualifications:

  • Class A/B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

  • Operating roll-off trucks, loading, transport and unloading roll-off containers.

  • Experience with an asset management system (e.g., HMMS, Maximo).

  • Development of hazardous waste determinations or characterizations.

  • Experience wearing chemical protective clothing and equipment.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of 40 CFR and 49 CFR.

  • Primary Certification Level under the PCAPP Certification Pay Program.

  • Hazardous Waste/Materials handling

  • Experience driving heavy truck

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans. If you are an applicant with a disability that requires a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability—or unable to use—the online application system and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Reasonable Accommodation Helpline at 1-888-877-3181 or 301-944-3299 or email itsupport@amentum.com for assistance. In order to address your request, the following information is needed:

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Upon receipt of this information we will respond to you promptly to obtain more information about your request.

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