US Ecology, Inc. - Grand View, ID

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Description/Job Summary Operation and maintenance of a variety of heavy and light equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

Assist in the treatment and preparation for disposal of hazardous waste. Assist in off-loading trucks. Receive and interpret information for waste treatment. Performance in sampling, shoveling, transferring and other manual labor duties on a day to day basis.

  • Efficient operation of assigned equipment, in compliance with site’s health & safety program, with much attention to safety of self and others.
  • Sampling, shoveling, sweeping, and other general manual labor.
  • Mixes waste to stabilize for proper disposal. Follows specific instructions for adding product.
  • May act as waste transfer agent. Involved in cleaning to control contamination.
  • Performs minor maintenance on equipment and report malfunctions promptly.
  • Keep record of equipment maintenance and repairs. Performs daily maintenance check.
  • Receipt, handling, recovery, disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Documents and records waste received and shipped off-site.
  • Perform other, related duties as assigned.
  • Train other employees.
  • Participate in site clean-up.
  • Other assigned duties, not listed in the job description, will be within the general occupational series and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.
  • To perform the essential functions of the job, the employee is required to operate all equipment on site as needed: track hoe, track hoe loader, off road dump trucks, water truck, forklifts, man lift, bobcat, wheel loaders, vacuum truck, roll off truck and site pick-ups.
    • Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Required Skills · Education and/or Experience

    High School Diploma or equivalent with 0-3 years training and/or training combination of education and experience if applicable.

    · Certificates/Licenses/Registrations

    Certificate, license, or registrations as required by state of Idaho law. Annual company Health and Safety course and other site training as required . Certificate of Health and Fit for Duty performed by Occupational Health Offices through US Ecology Idaho.

    · Language Skills

    Capabilities to read, write, and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. 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 and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with Ten's and Hundred's. Ability to perform these operations using units of money, weight measurement, volume, and distance.

    · Reasoning Ability

    Ability to apply, understand, and carry out detailed written or oral instructions. Possess the skill to handle problems involving specific variables in standardized situations. Understand the importance of following compliance practices and hold oneself accountable for the safety of self and other co-workers.


    While performing this job, the employee is responsible for continuous adherence to the Company’s Health and Safety Program. This includes: the health and safety of themselves and their co-workers, completing tasks in a safe manner, attending safety meetings and mandatory Health and Safety training, and reporting any unsafe conditions, acts, or unanticipated hazards to their Supervisor, General Manager, or Health and Safety Specialist. Duties and responsibilities are detailed in the Health and Safety Program Master Document and will be provided by the Health and Safety Manager and/or the direct supervisor during new-hire orientation, training sessions or upon request.


    Employees are required to report any concerns associated with environmental compliance to their supervisor, General Manager or Environmental Manager. Employees are also required to complete training in hazardous waste management procedures, emergency response and other topics as outlined in the facility’s training program and/or an individual training matrix.