Laborer (Seasonal) at US Ecology in North Pole, Alaska

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

  • North Pole, AK, USA

  • Seasonal Non-Exempt

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About You

You're a reliable, motivated and team-oriented person who likes to pitch in and keep things clean and safe. You enjoy working both inside and outside, and you'll do what it takes to get the job done safely and effectively. You know how to manage your time, and colleagues can count on you to be patient, tactful and cooperative. You desire to learn new skills, be part of a team and advance within a growing company.

Position Snapshot

Our Site Workers/Laborers, located at our thermal treatment facility where we provide petroleum contaminated waste management solutions for Alaskan industries, are responsible for ensuring the remediation plant is clean, organized, and operating safely. This position requires heavy lifting, climbing, and shoveling, and may require working near high heat. Position requires the ability and willingness to work extended hours, weekends and holidays as needed.

~ US Ecology Moose Creek is not a camp. Room, board and relocation are not offered for this position.

Day in the Life

After having your favorite morning beverage and gearing up in your PPE, you can expect to:

  • Ensure Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes while acting in a safe manner at all times

  • Identify safety hazards and appropriate precautions applicable to work assignments

  • Shovel gravel and other material

  • Open and dump drums/supersacks filled with soil and other material

  • Clean screener plant and hoppers

  • Routinely inspect conveyor and auger for proper function

  • Ensure primary and secondary burner nozzles are clean, operational and do not accumulate slag. This duty requires the employee to endure high heat and dusty conditions

  • Keeps moving parts of facility and wear items greased and maintained

  • Assist drivers in offloading barrels, totes, etc

  • Other duties as assigned

What you need to apply

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Basic knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.

  • Must be self-starter by finding work to do between direct assignments, follow through with tasks, and take ownership and pride in work performed

  • Must have a consistent and reliable work ethic by adhering to work schedules and utilizing time efficiently in order complete assigned tasks within defined deadlines

  • Ability and willingness to work extended hours, occasionally in unfavorable conditions, and/or travel when needed

  • Ability to read and interpret simple documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedures

  • Ability to keep logs and records, create simple correspondence and comprehend simple instructions

  • Ability to pass pre-employment background checks and drug screening

About Us

US Ecology helps our customers keep the environment clean by doing the hard but rewarding work of safely disposing of hazardous and regulated waste. In short, we work to provide a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren.

For your hard work

  • Tuition reimbursement after six months

  • Opportunity for professional growth

  • Employer paid certifications and training

  • 100% employer paid medical for you

  • Paid Time Off

  • Cash Recognition Programs

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US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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