About the Pay
Note: The salary range listed ($24 - $27 per hour) reflects the TARGET HIRING RANGE only and does not represent the full pay range for this position.
About Central Arizona Project
Central Arizona Project (CAP), a 336-mile system that brings Colorado River water to central and southern Arizona, delivers the state's single largest renewable water supply and serves 80% of the state's population.
We employ nearly 500 people who enjoy a team oriented and safety focused work culture. The close community of a small company is driven to help fulfill our extremely valuable mission. We offer highly competitive salaries and excellent benefits including membership in the Arizona State Retirement System, 401(k), medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, 4-10 work schedule, and significant investment in employee training and development. Employees are eligible for benefits on their first day of employment. CAP is truly a great place to work!
About the Responsibilities
The Environmental Division of Central Arizona Project (CAP) develops, manages and executes CAP’s overall strategy with respect to environmental compliance. The team provides training; conducts facility audits; investigates incidents; ensures facilities are meeting the highest environmental standards; manages environmental permits, programs and sustainability initiatives; works closely with all other departments to provide the necessary environmental support during major work projects as well as day to day compliance.
This Hazardous Waste & Environmental Technician role is responsible for collecting, processing, packaging, and preparing hazardous waste for temporary storage and disposal. In this position, you would make determinations based on known information or reference sources regarding treatment, stabilization, neutralization, and/or preparation of RCRA hazardous wastes for shipment and disposal. Repack, consolidate, and/or blend hazardous wastes streams into proper containers for containment and shipping. Identify, treat, pack, contain, and prepare Hazardous, Universal, Biohazardous, Non-hazardous and Electronic Waste for shipment in accordance with Federal, State, and local laws and regulations and CAP requirements. Additionally, you would dispose of asseted material not being recycled and rack assets from the time received by the Environmental department to the point of distribution to the final destination. You would be responsible for some recycling program decisions and actions as well.
See the full position description for more details about job functions, work environment, physical expectations, and candidate qualification requirements and preferences.
About the Requirements
- An Associate’s Degree (or higher) in a related field plus three (3) years of experience in the application of RCRA hazardous waste handling for disposal or treatment. OR a high school diploma/GED plus six (6) years of related experience. Note: Experience using CAP's Enterprise Connect, Infor, Oracle, and Cority programs can be substituted for one (1) year of experience.
- Knowledge of stabilizing and neutralizing procedures, the chemical characteristics of hazardous wastes, specialized container and labeling requirements to store and ship a wide variety of hazardous wastes.
- Skill in separating, combining and transporting hazardous chemicals and substances.
- Experience in property disposition, and recycling programs.
- Comprehensive understanding and ability to use Microsoft: Word, Excel, and Outlook.
- Ability to safely operate forklifts 3,000 to 15,000 pounds, light and medium trucks and general material handling equipment.
- Ability to collaborate on a team for training and procedure development purposes.
- Some mechanical ability and interest to develop it.
- Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record.
Safety Sensitive Training / Certifications
- This is a safety sensitive position and will require functional pre-employment testing.
- OSHA 40 hour HAZWOPER required.
- DOT / HazMat Transportation Certification must be obtained within six months of hire date.
- AHERA Worker 32 hour must be obtained within six months of hire date.
- Crane Rigging must be obtained within six months of hire date.
- Swift Water Oil Spill Response certification must be obtained within one year of hire date.
- Respirator annual physical examination will be required prior to hiring, and certification to wear a respirator is a requirement of this position.
- Forklift operation is a requirement of this position. A CAP forklift operator’s certification is mandatory.
- Additional training or experience in environmental sampling techniques and requirements may be required as needed.
Location/Region: Phoenix, AZ