Requisition ID: 218150
Position Title: Hazardous Waste Shipper, PCAPP (218150)
Location: Pueblo, CO
Relocation Authorized: National - Family
Work Authorization: Possess right to work in the US without sponsorship
US Citizenship Required: Yes
Surety Program: UAP
Other Requirements: Security Investigation, Drug/Alcohol Testing and Medical Examination, Adherence to AR (Army Regulation) 50-60, random drug and alcohol testing, Badge requirements
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) will safely destroy 2,611 tons of mustard agent in mortar rounds and artillery projectiles stored at the U.S. Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD) approximately 25 miles from Pueblo, Colorado. Neutralization followed by biotreatment is the technology selected by the Department of Defense to destroy the Pueblo chemical weapons stockpile. The PCAPP plant began the operations and munition destruction phase as of September 2016.
Candidates for unescorted access to the Chemical Limited Area must successfully clear National Agency Check with Local Check (NACLC). All employees are subject and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of employment. Must be physically fit and able to work safely at an operating plant. Eligible applicants must be a US Citizen and successfully go through a government screening process. Based on project goals and objectives, candidates established within our local community are desirable.
The Pueblo Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (PCAPP) is looking for a Hazardous Waste Shipper at the Pueblo, CO location. This position will report to the Hazardous Waste Shipper Lead at the PCAPP project. The Hazardous Waste Shipper is responsible for providing support to the Waste Management Department to ensure all waste shipments are completed in accordance with local, State, and Federal regulations.
This PCAPP position falls under the scope of the McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act of 1965 (SCA). The SCA requires PCAPP to provide employees with benefits and wages no less than the amounts the Department of Labor has established for the location and classification in which the employee will be working.
This is a long-term assignment with a 4-10s schedule. The work hours are from 6:30am – 5:00pm Monday – Thursday. This position may require additional overtime hours as deemed necessary.
Principle responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Create and verify records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare bills of lading, uniform hazardous waste manifests, and other records.
Prepare items for shipment including marking, labeling, and placarding of containers and transportation vehicles.
Oversee incoming and outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments.
Calculate estimated costs associated with the shipping/delivery function and recommend appropriate alternatives.
Prepare management reports and other ad hoc reports as needed.
Maintain various files and records – both computerized and hard copy files.
Provide initial and on-going training to personnel, when requested.
Count, weigh, and identify items for shipment.
Inspects PCAPP equipment and notifies maintenance personnel or other contacts for repair.
Direct movement of shipments from storage and work areas to shipping areas.
Plan, organize and supervise shipping activities to insure the timely and efficient loading and unloading of waste and materials.
Work effectively with drivers/customers to schedule pick-ups and deliveries.
Determine routing and legal load limits of trucks according to established schedules and weight limits of states, when required.
Inspect loading operations, storage locations, and other areas to ensure compliance with shipping specifications.
Foster positive working relationships
Other duties as assigned by the Hazardous Shipper Lead and Waste Management Supervisor.
Bachelor’s degree in an Environmental, Science, Engineering, or related field from an accredited university.
In lieu of a degree, HS diploma and 6 years of related professional experience in waste management, startup, operations, hazardous material transportation or related field
Must be a US Citizen.
Completed accredited DOT Hazardous Materials Transportation Courses.
Knowledgeable in the preparation of hazardous material/hazardous waste shipments and shipping documents in compliance with EPA and DOT.
Eligible to obtain and maintain Unescorted Access status in the DOD Surety Program.
Current 24-hr OSHA HAZWOPER certification.
Must be able to obtain and maintain any security clearances required for this position according to Army Regulation 50-6 (Chemical Surety). *
Shipping experience for the Department of Defense (DOD)
General working knowledge of waste acceptance criteria for treatment, storage, and/or disposal facilities
Completed Department of Defense Hazardous Materials Transportation Courses
This project is subject to the Army Regulations (AR50-6 Chemical Surety) which governs persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and Unescorted Access Program (UAP). Depending on the work performed and the access granted a government security investigation and other physical requirements such as respirators may be mandated. Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship.
The following Surety Program marked with an “x” apply to this job:
_____ None / No Program
_____ This position is designated as a Chemical Duty Position and is subject to the requirements of the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, medical exam and respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations.
__X__ This position is designated as an Unescorted Access Position (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a series of screenings included but not limited to: a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by Army Regulations
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