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: January 18th, 2022

Department: Health and Safety
Reports To:  Health, Safety & Training Manager
FLSA Status:  Non-exempt

Summary
Performs safety and health activities to evaluate and control safety hazards by performing the duties below. This position reports directly to the Health, Safety & Training Manager. 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 and any other duties as assigned:

  • Maintain and calibrate safety instruments.
  • Clean, inspect and repair respirators/SCBA equipment.
  • Coordinate distribution of PPE.
  • Conducts respirator fit tests.
  • Oversee field activities and monitor for safety violations.
  • Maintain inventory on safety supplies/equipment.
  • Performs facility inspections of fire systems and fire extinguishers.
  • Identify potential causes for accidents and recommend changes in policies and procedures.
  • 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 made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and three (3) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience per the hiring manager.

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.

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.

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 walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to stand; sit; climb or balance; talk or hear and smell. The employee is required to wear respiratory protection and personal protective equipment including hand, foot and body. 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. Natural balance sufficient for standing on ladders or scaffolding.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described her are representative of those and 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 is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; hot and cold 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 to high.

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Date Posted: December 2nd, 2021

Job Title: Radiation Safety Technician
Reports To: Radiation Safety Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location: Andrews, Texas Worksite Facility

Summary
Performs work in specialized field of Radiation Safety. Works under the general supervision of the Radiation Safety Manager. Will perform All RST tasks, including but not limited to: count room operations involving smear and air sampling analysis for gross counts, daily source and response checks of hand held instruments, airborne radiological sampling, work coverage contamination and radiation surveys, and documentation for contaminated individual surveys. On 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:

  • Monitors intensity of radiation levels in the environment and workplace to determine the types of potential radiation hazards.
  • Performs radiation surveys by collecting and processing samples of air, soil, water, vegetation, and other environmental media to determine concentration of radioactivity.
  • Recommends to qualified radiation workers the appropriate monitoring devices, protective equipment, and stay time when working in restricted areas.
  • Collects and analyzes personnel monitoring equipment and radiation recording instruments for inclusion in summary reports.
  • Issues, collects, and ships bioassay kits to offsite laboratory for analysis.
  • Performs smear surveys of suspected contaminated area by wiping floor with smear and counting smear with field instrument and/or count room instrument to obtain contamination counts.
  • Informs supervisors when individual exposures and area radiation levels approach maximum permissible limits.
  • Recommends work stoppage in unsafe areas, posts warning signs, and ropes off contained areas.
  • Calculates amount of time employee may be exposed safely to radiation in restricted areas, taking into account contamination counts and health physicist’s determination concerning exposure limits of personnel.
  • Instructs personnel in radiation safety procedures and demonstrates use of protective clothing and equipment.
  • Monitors time and intensity of exposure of personnel working in radiation waste disposal areas.
  • Inspects shipments for contamination and tags shipments in which radiation count exceeds specifications.
  • Logs data such as status of areas being decontaminated, rate of radiation exposure to personnel, and location and intensity of radioactivity in contaminated areas.
  • Tests detection instruments against standards to ensure their accuracy.
  • Ensures the company’s radiation protection standards are in accordance with federal, state, and industry programs, including maintaining records and data 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
Associates degree in Health Physics/Radiation Safety Technology, Physical Science, or a related technical field, or minimum of fifty (50) hours of related study and minimum one to five+ years’ experience in Radiation Protection, Environmental Monitoring, Industrial/Occupational safety, Radiological Instrumentation or combination of education and experience per the discretion of the hiring manager. Glove box experience a plus!

Language Skills
Ability to read, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information on one-on-one and small group situation to customers, clients, and other 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.

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 Internet software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

Physical Demands
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.

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Date Posted: November 8, 2021

Department: Operations
Location: Andrews, Tx worksite

Summary
Assist the Concrete Precast Facility Manager in the construction of a verity of Modular Concrete Canisters (MCC), erection, repair and modification of precast concrete structures; work with wood, metal and/or concrete materials using a variety of hand and power tools. 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:

  • Preparing the worksite, assembling concrete forms.
    Bending, forming, tying and installing rebar as illustrated in plans or as directed by Manager.
  • Align and brace portions of project assembly, use tape measure or laser sights.
  • Installs outside and inside wall panels using physical strength or if necessary pneumatic hoist, insert pins or wall ties.
  • Patch holes, cracks and joints in assembled sections using mortar and trowel, or necessary tools.
  • Fill forms or panels with concrete and vibrate, screed, trowel, or prepare surface, to ensure proper concrete settling and surfacing or as described in specifications.
  • Work in all types of weather conditions and in all types of environmental conditions such as dirt, mud, and concrete.
  • Loads and unloads transport trucks.
  • General labor including; housekeeping, general maintenance, and assisting other departments as required;
    Performs Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for routine operations.
    Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members.
    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 (2) years of heavy equipment 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 to 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 and Inventory software

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 is may be required to wear respiratory protection and personal protective equipment including hand, foot and body. 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 for standing on high ladders and scaffolding.

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 is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and hot and cold weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock. 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 loud.

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Date Posted: November 4, 2021

Department: Environmental
Reports To: Environmental Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Location: Andrews, Tx worksite

Summary
Responsible for semi-complex administrative and clerical tasks related to the data entry, editing, and maintenance of RCRA, Byproduct and Low Level Radioactive Waste Facilities environmental data and reporting.

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

  • Retrieve data, performs data entry for daily, monthly, and annual reports
  • Creates specific reports using spreadsheet software as needed
  • Maintains site notices of registration
  • Submit newspaper ads related to compliance, public notice postings
  • Assists in company submittals and tracking of submittals and proof of deliveries
  • Collation and completing compliance requirements for Permit Modifications, data summaries, maintenance of various records and composing routine correspondence
  • preparing and distributing regulation/permit required compliance reports
  • Scanning and inputting of Environmental Documents in the Electronic Records Management System.
  • Assist in regulatory audits and gathering information for auditors.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work to meet objectives and targets.
  • Ability to follow 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.

Education and/or Experience
Associate’s degree in Environmental Science/Environmental Technology/Applied Science or related field or sixty (60) hours of related study; or 2 years office related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience per the discretion of the hiring manager is required.

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.

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 and NetDMR (discharge-monitoring reporting).

Other Skills and Abilities
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, 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 25 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 semi-fast paced position.

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.

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Date Posted: October 27, 2021

Department: Security
Reports To: Security Manager
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Location: Worksite near Andrews, Texas

Summary
Performs routine security activities related to providing security for personnel and property at the facility by performing the following duties. Provides oversight involving access to the facility by all personnel and vehicles. Reports to the Security Manager. 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.

  • Provides security oversight at the Facility main entrance gate;
  • Conducts facility site orientation for visitors and contractors;
  • Distributes vehicle passes, contractor and visitor badges;
  • Conducts routine security patrols of the facility during off duty hours to ensure facility personnel safety, fire watch and property security;
  • Conducts railcar inventories;
  • Performs random inspections on vehicles on WCS property;
  • Conducts training activities for new security personnel to ensure compliance with facility/department requirements;
  • Coordinates with the Receiving Department to provide assistance in the processing of arriving transporter vehicles and the processing of required paperwork;
  • Provides medical support, within the limits of their training, to WCS employee injuries on site.

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. Individuals are required to either currently hold or obtain a valid non-commissioned security officer license from the Texas Department of Public Safety within a reasonable amount time from the date of hire as determined by the hiring manager and Human Resources. Requirements for eligibility of a non¬commissioned security officer license are found at https://www.securityguard-license.org/states/texas-security-guard.html 

Education and/or Experience
High School diploma or GED. Previous security experience desirable.

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.

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

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 talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; 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 is frequently exposed to 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 quiet to moderate.

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Date Posted: October 12, 2021

Reports To: LL Maintenance Heavy Equipment Supervisor/Light Duty Equipment Supervisor
Location: Andrews, Tx Worksite Facility

Summary
Performs skilled mechanical work in heavy equipment and motor vehicle maintenance. This position works under the direct supervision of the LL Maintenance Heavy Equipment Supervisor or Light Duty Equipment 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.

  • Performs repairs to vehicle, heavy equipment and other equipment including computerized automotive systems as assigned through work orders.
  • Performs preventative and scheduled maintenance on vehicles, heavy equipment, motors and other equipment, as assigned.
  • Maintains records on operation and repair of vehicles, heavy equipment, motors and other equipment, as assigned.
  • Cleans shop, offices, vehicles, heavy equipment, motors and other equipment, as necessary.
  • Reports any and all shop area hazards to the Supervisor.
  • Apply and reinforce the skills learned through human performance training to prevent personal errors and errors by other team members
  • 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) and two (2) years experience in automotive and/or heavy equipment repairs for both gasoline and/or diesel engines; pumps; compressors; and other rotating equipment or equivalent combination of education and experience. Considerable knowledge of preventative maintenance and general repair of motor vehicles, heavy equipment and mechanized equipment preferred.

Language Skills
Ability to read and comprehend simple 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 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. Familiar with standard and metric measurement systems.

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 stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 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 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 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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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: 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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