Environmental Compliance Technician Lead Duties and Responsibilities
Purpose of Classification:
the activities of Environmental Compliance Technicians; collects,
transports and processes hazardous chemicals with a potential for
chemical exposure due to spills, incompatibility or other releases.
Incumbents are expected to regularly move heavy objects.
second in a series of four classifications and is distinguished from
the Environmental Compliance Technician in that incumbents do not
have lead responsibilities.
Examples of Duties:
- Coordinates the activities of subordinates.
- Collects hazardous wastes such as solvents, acids, poisons
and other regulated materials from university facilities and
transports these materials from university facilities and
transports these materials to a central processing location.
- Segregates, sorts and packages hazardous waste for off-site
shipment in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency
- Collects wastewater samples from university locations as
specified in wastewater discharge permits for analysis by a
- Following applicable regulations and sampling protocols
containerizes, preserves, labels and transports samples for
- Performs inspections of waste storage areas and emergency
equipment, taking corrective action to eliminate deficiencies
identified during the inspection.
- Assists supervisor with collection of other environmental
monitoring samples such as groundwater and industrial hygiene
air monitoring by performing field measurements, writing data
and setting up sampling instrumentation.
- Assists supervisor with response to chemical spill incidents
by placing adsorbents on liquids, sweeping or vacuuming solids
and containerizing cleaned up materials for proper disposal.
- Maintains necessary documentation of waste inventories,
sample information, inspections and other activities as
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of EPA hazardous waste regulations.
- Knowledge of both inorganic and organic chemistry.
- Knowledge of local industrial wastewater regulations.
- Ability to effectively communicate.
- The ability to work effectively with people from a variety
of culturally diverse backgrounds.
Associate's degree or equivalent certification in Environmental
Sciences or Hazardous Material Management AND two years experience
in hazardous waste management and/or wastewater monitoring
activities; OR, Four years experience in hazardous waste management
and/or wastewater monitoring activities; OR, Any equivalent
combination of experience, training and/or education. Possession of
a current State of Arizona Type C driver's license upon employment.
Satisfactory medical certification for hazardous waste activities
must be received from an employer selected physician upon
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