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: March 31, 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: 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: January 15, 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: 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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