Waste Control Specialists is proud to work alongside the Andrews Chamber of Commerce and other community groups in ensuring Andrews citizens and WCS employees enjoy a high quality of life.

Company Benefits:

  • Ten paid holidays per year
  • 17 to 22 days of PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Health & Dental Plan (PPO)
  • FSA (Flexible Spending Account)
  • Tuition Reimbursement Plan
  • Group Term Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)

Current Job Openings

Date Posted: August 12, 2021
Department: Maintenance

Summary
The Maintenance Support Technician provides maintenance support of waste processing, storage, and disposal to support plan activities by performing the following duties and report to Facility, Electrical, and HE Supervisors to get the POD. While performing the duties of the 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.

  • A good driving record must be maintained to be able to drive to various locations outside of the WCS Facility and pick up parts needed for site maintenance.
  • The ability to understand what parts are being requested and the knowledge to find the right vendor when needed.
  • To be able to provide escort duty when needed.
  • The understanding of inventory control and the ability to shelf items where needed and provide inventory counts.
  • To provide support for all departments during PM events.
  • Train to support Fire Watch.
  • Maintain Site Suburban.
  • Deliver Company Vehicles for State inspections.
  • Work hand in hand with Planner/Schedulers to have parts available when jobs arise.
  • Performs other related work activities as required.

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
High School Diploma or general education degree (GED): Two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple work instructions, short correspondence, and memos in the English language. Ability to write simple 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 add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals, compute rate, ratio and per to support planning and estimating. Familiar with standard and metric measurement systems.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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

Other Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated ability or organize and assist in organizing the WCS work load; must have demonstrated knowledge and basic understanding of contracts, contractual deliverables, waste manifests, DOT and EPA regulations regarding the shipment of wastes; must have demonstrated understanding of and ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel.

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 regularly required to stand; walk and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit 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, 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 the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While perform the duties of the, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; vibration; risk of electrical shock; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat. While performing the duties of the 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 to loud.

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Date Posted: August 12, 2021
Department: Waste Compliance

Summary
Compiles records concerned with ordering, receiving, storing, issuing, and shipping materials, supplies, and equipment by performing the following duties. This position reports directly to the Waste Compliance Director. 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.

  • Work with Waste Compliance Director to order and receive any necessary supplies for the effective planning and execution of scheduled and unscheduled work and verify that required supplies are available when needed.
  • Develops site operating schedules by coordinating with the site Project Managers, Project Coordinators, and Operation personnel;
  • Prepares daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly license reports, status reports, and other related reports as required;
  • Manages waste inventory, ensures compliance with storage time limits and volume requirements;
  • Performs data entry in current database inventory control system for inventory monitoring;
  • Tracks waste to ensure waste processing within a timely manner;
  • Assists the Project Coordinator in the development of sampling and processing work orders;
  • Performs data entry for RWO/NRWOs process in Elite;
  • Verifies compliance of Certificates of Treatment (COT) and Landfill Disposal Restrictions (LDR);
  • Reports weekly and monthly treatment statistics to operations;
  • Compiles data from sources such as contracts, purchase orders, invoices, requisitions, and accounting reports and writes, types, or enters information into computer to maintain inventory, purchasing, shipping or other records.
  • Keeps back order file in established sequence and releases back orders for issue or shipment as stock becomes available.
  • Compiles stock control records and information such as consumption rate, characteristics of items in storage, to determine stock supply and need for replenishment.
  • Prepares requisitions, orders, or other documents for purchasing or requisitioning new of additional stock items.
  • Compares nomenclature, stock numbers, authorized substitutes, and other listed information with catalogs, manuals, parts lists, and similar references to verify accuracy of requisitions and shipping orders.
  • Reviews files to determine unused items and recommends disposal of excess stock.
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members.

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 to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or general education degree (GED). Strong time management and organizational skills, strong oral and written communication and strong attention to detail are required.
Knowledge regarding radioactive/hazardous waste management tracking software to assist in waste inventory controls and reporting. Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong human relations skills in communications and personnel management through continuous interaction with supervisory and hourly personnel. Familiarity with Elite and iMaint systems and ability to navigate software in a timely manner is desired.

Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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

Other Skills and Abilities
Demonstrated ability or organize and assist in organizing the WCS work load; must have demonstrated knowledge and basic understanding of contracts, contractual deliverables, waste manifests, DOT and EPA regulations regarding the shipment of wastes; must have demonstrated understanding of and ability to use Microsoft Word and Excel.

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 sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 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 the Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals. 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 quiet to moderate.

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Date Posted: February 10, 2021

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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Date Posted: May 27, 2021

Department: Operations Support
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Andrews, Texas Facility

Summary
This position is responsible for performing all necessary daily janitorial tasks as required at TSDF and LLRW facilities. Will report to Janitorial Supervisor.

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

  • Clean and sanitize restrooms/bathrooms daily using established practices and procedure. Includes toilets, urinals, sinks, fixtures, floors, lockers etc.
  • Clean , dust, and wipe furniture daily; sweep, mop, scrub, vacuum floors daily and general spot cleaning; empty/clean wastebaskets and trash containers daily; refill restroom dispensers as needed.
  • Strip, clean, buff and apply floor sealer and floor finish to hard surface floors, and
  • Shampoo carpets as needed.
  • Wash accessible interior and exterior windows. Clean blinds.
  • Follow instructions regarding the use of chemicals and supplies. Use as directed.
  • Maintain inventory of cleaning supplies and paper goods.
  • Must pay attention to detail, must be able to speak, read and write in English.
  • Perform related duties as required

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no supervisory responsibility.

Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have knowledge of cleaning solutions and janitorial equipment, ability to bend, stoop, and reach. Must work with and around chemical cleaning compounds, and operate powered equipment normally found in janitorial operations. Must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed 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 equivalent, 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 to customers, clients, 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.

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.

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 sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear 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 adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms 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 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 be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions. 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.

While performing the duties to this job the employee may occasionally be exposed to cleaning chemicals and low level noise exposure from cleaning equipment.

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