The primary duties associated with this position include the coordination and disposition of all hazardous, non-hazardous and medical waste materials for shipment. This entails receiving, sampling, testing, transferring, and storing chemical waste as well as maintaining extensive documentation (both written and computer data-based). In addition to waste collection and disposition, this individual is expected to receive, store, and dispense solvents, lubricants and other customer stocked chemicals. This individual must maintain accurate inventory records. The individual in this position interacts with facility tenants on a daily basis. He/she is expected to take personal accountability for customer satisfaction and must be able to shift priorities, as needed, to remain focused on those things that have the greatest value for both the department and the customer. Other responsibilities include active participation on the facility spill response team, and preparing and reviewing hazardous materials for shipment, as requested by internal customers. Scheduled bi-weekly on-call and may require emergency call-in. This person is expected to remain current with annual training requirements and is expected to pursue addition courses and programs (as approved by management) to enhance technical/professional growth.
In addition to the above responsibilities, he/she is required to oversee all facility contractor sewer sample collection activities, including arranging sampling dates with the contract laboratory, reviewing sample data, entering data into department tracking program, investigate all excursions over established limits, submit monthly and semi-annual testing data reports to the Monroe County Sewer Authority. He/she is also required to oversee quarterly contractor Fire Tank water testing activities, review sample data, enter data into department tracking program, investigate all excursions over established limits, submit quarterly testing data reports to the Rochester Lighting & Water Bureau, as well as to the Monroe County Dept. of Health. He/she is required to maintain the facility’s Emergency Spill Response Equipment carts, including the purchasing of required equipment and supplies, as well as the scheduling of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus equipment maintenance (SCBA) and air tank refills. He/she assists Incident Command with routine team training activities.
Education: HS Diploma (minimum)
Experience: 3-5 Years
Special Skills: Basic Computer Skills
Specialized Training: Hazardous Waste, Hazardous Material Shipping, Emergency Response-Operation Level
Computer, printer, telephone, calculator, fax, copy machine, drum carts, cylinder carts, material handling equipment (forklift, pallet jacks), miscellaneous hand tools, emergency response equipment.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. is committed to leveraging the talent of a diverse workforce to create great opportunities for our business and our people. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.