Operator

Date posted: 11/5/2019

Reports To: Operations Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location:  Andrews, Texas Worksite Facility

Summary
Performs work in specialized field of Heavy Equipment Operator or Waste Processing for Facility.  Works under the general supervision of the Operations Supervisor.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Conveys materials and items from receiving and/or production areas to storage and/or to other designated areas.
  • May operate stabilization treatment system, process equipment, compactors and conveyor, pumps, valves and control boards.
  • May operate and maintain process equipment to include sorters, blaster, separators, compactors and mixers.
  • Handles and manages containers in compliance with regulations.
  • May prepare records for tracking the movement and location of waste to and from the stabilization system.
  • May collects samples of waste from containers and the stabilization tank system.
  • Recognizes container leakage and/or damage.
  • Collects and manages all spills of waste in accordance with the Emergency Response Plan.
  • Operates roll-off bin truck.
  • Performs preventative pre-op checks and maintenance for process equipment.
  • Loads and unloads transport trucks;
  • Performs disposal crew duties such as, mixing waste using a track hoe and prentice arm machinery;
  • Ability to operate power industrial trucks, roll-off bin truck, hand trucks, and power jacks;
  • Transports waste containers to site locations using various transport equipment including trucks, forklifts or a container stacker.
  • May prepare tracking records for the movement of waste on the site.
  • General labor including; housekeeping, general maintenance, and assisting other departments as required.
  • Works closely with other Operators, which may also include training.
  • Treats and disposes of hazardous/low level radioactive waste.
  • May perform Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for routine operations;
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal and other team member errors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to five (1-5+) year(s) of heavy equipment and/or radiation waste experience required, preferably in specialized field at WCS or equivalent facility.  Must have a minimum of 1 year of relevant experience using cranes and heavy equipment.  NCCCO certification preferred, but not required.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Internet software; Inventory software and Word Processing software.

Other Skills and Abilities
Must pass mechanical aptitude test in math/science and meet physical requirements.

Other Qualifications
Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and smell.  The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Sufficient strength and stamina to perform a variety of heavy construction-related tasks including use of hand tools; foot, hand and eye coordination sufficient to perform duties; and natural balance sufficient to perform duties; and natural balance sufficient for standing on high ladders and scaffolding.  Must be physically fit and pass fitness requirements for Respirator and HAZWOPER.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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Field Engineer

Date posted: October 14, 2019

Department: Field Admin. 619
Reports To: Director of Engineering
FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary
The Field Engineer will apply engineering knowledge and skills to engineering and construction projects at the WCS West Texas site. Assignments are broad in scope and require the use of independent judgment and initiative in making technical decisions. Examples of projects include the design and construction of roads, landfill design and operations, storm water control, rail line expansion and facility modifications. Projects encompass multiple disciplines, such as civil, architectural, structural, mechanical, electrical, environmental, hydraulic, and fire protection. The engineer oversees and reviews studies and design work performed by outside consultants. Work will be reviewed by the Engineering Manager and his designated project manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Performs construction observation and oversight to ensure projects are being constructed in accordance with drawings and specification; performs field survey work utilizing GPS, total station, and differential leveling equipment to determine precise locations and measurements of points, elevations, lines, areas, and contours for planning, design, and construction projects. Calculate landfill and stockpile volumes. Prepares and maintains site drawings of existing and planned facilities to ensure efficient placement and sizing of utilities and to prevent interferences between operations; prepares and updates as-built drawings of existing facilities; prepares conceptual plans, detailed plans, specifications, and estimates for site construction projects; prepares and controls project contract documents; performs quality assurance reviews.

Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
Applicants with a variety of education and experience will be considered.  Options include a Bachelor’s Degree (B.S.) from an accredited four-year college or university in civil or mechanical engineering or an Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or equivalent experience.  Prior work performing surveying and/or field engineering preferred but not required.

Computer Skills

  • Familiarity with AutoCAD – or similar programs for Drafting, Design, and import/export of field survey data
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
EIT – Engineer in Training or Certified Survey Technician 1 preferred.

Physical Demand
The physical demands described here are representative to those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell.   The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive occupational exposures to ionizing radiation that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits.   The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Environmental Compliance Analyst

Date posted: October 3, 2019

Department: Environmental
Reports To: Director, ESH&QA
FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary
Responsible for complex to difficult environmental analyses and assessments within the environmental compliance realm.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Recommend sound environmental protection practices to programs and directorates throughout the company.
  • Analyze, interpret and document state and federal environmental regulations.
  • Analyze and assess waste storage, treatment and disposal practices to ensure compliance with state and federal waste laws, rules and regulations.
  • Assist management, operations, and project/maintenance teams as required to assure compliance with federal, state, local and corporate rules and regulations pertaining to operational environmental aspects and impacts.
  • Write and review technical reports and prepare environmental documents.
  • Review environmental sample results and make applicable cost affective.
  • Recommendations to management to control environmental aspects associated with waste disposal activities.
  • Provide emergency response support to environmental incidents onsite.
  • Manage current and develop new SPCC and SWPP plans.
  • Manage air permits and write applications for new air permits.
  • Prepare or assist in preparing Tier II, TRI and discharge monitoring reports.
  • Manage & Renew Permits associated with Hazardous and Non-hazardous waste
  • Interface with state, federal and local regulators.
  • Performs verification and validation of monitoring data received from the laboratory(s).
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work to meet objectives and targets.
  • Ability to make decisions based on established requirements, procedures, and practices.
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members.

Supervisory Responsibilities
Not applicable.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Must have knowledge of the rules and regulations of the various federal and state agencies having jurisdiction over the facility.
  • Must possess strong knowledge of science, environmental law and public safety.

Education and/or Experience
Associates degree in Environmental Science/Environmental Technology/Applied Science or related field or eighty (80) hours of related study; and two years RCRA/TCEQ Permit related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience per the discretion of the hiring manager is required.  Bachelor degree preferred.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, are, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of algebra, trigonometry, and calculus.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills
To perform this job successfully, and individual should have knowledge of Database software; Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Ideal candidate should have experience with TCEQ (State of Texas Environmental Electronic Reporting System (STEERS) database reporting, NetDMR (discharge-monitoring reporting) and EPA TRI reporting software.

Other Skills and Abilities
Must possess an expansive background in environmental regulations, preparations of all state and EPA required compliance reports, air permitting and experience interacting with regulatory agencies.  Must possess strong organization skills and highly developed verbal and written communication skills including composition and grammar. Must possess the ability to work with senior managers to develop complex documents in a time constrained environment. Demonstrated ability to be detail oriented, interpret requirements, utilize Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook software programs. Must have knowledge of conventional administrative practices. Must be able to multi-task.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance, vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.  This is a fast paced position.

Ability to lift, push, and pull 50 pounds.  Ability to work in changing climate conditions and a worksite environment.  Able to work in close quarters: i.e., work while kneeling, squatting, sitting, climbing, and standing.  Follow and adhere to all applicable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) guidelines (ex: eye protections, footwear).

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may receive exposures to ionizing radiation at or below the regulatory limit for public allowable doses and/or occupational doses that are As Low As is Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) and within regulatory limits. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

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