Technician I
Veolia Environmental Services - Fremont, CA

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REPORTS TO: Operator, Crew Leader and/or Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Operations

POSITION SUMMARY: This is an entry level position.

TRAVEL: Must be able to travel when needed

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list is intended to show ongoing primary duties. Employee will be expected to perform other duties as assigned.)

1. Performs labor and helper functions as directed.
2. Loads hoses, chemicals and other equipment required for assigned job onto truck. Supporting “Confined Space Entry Technicians” in their daily work assignments and providing rescue services in the event of an emergency within the confined space.
3. Calibrates and monitors air quality within the confined space at all times during an entry, and alerts entrants of any possible hazards that may arise in real-time.
4. Assist in the operation of equipment or power tools.
5. Cleans up work area and equipment after work is completed.
6. Assist in the inspection of equipment, hoses, connections, pumps and general work area
7. Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.
8. Develops a basic working knowledge of all equipment that is utilized in performing assigned duties.

Basic Qualifications


1. Understand verbal and written instructions.
2. Basic math skill.
3. Basic safety training skills.
4. Perform work in enclosed (confined) space, under close supervision.
5. Hazwoper 40hr Training and Current Refresher
6. Confined Space Entry Training
7. Confined Space Rescue Training (OSHA standard 1910.146)
8. Basic First Aid, CPR, O2 Administrator, and AED Current Training Certificate


1. Pass a medical and drug test.
2. Physically capable of performing all duties and responsibilities assigned. Specifically,
lift 50 pounds.
3. Ability to work in adverse work conditions, varying from very hot to very cold.
4. Able to work in very wet environments as well as very dry environments.
5. Physically capable of standing, shoveling and performing other types of physical work
for long periods of time.
6. Capable of working long shifts under adverse conditions (up to 16 hours a day, and up
to 14 days in a row).
7. Ability to safely perform work using high pressure water shotguns (up to 60,000 PSI)
with back thrust up to 6o pounds of thrust.
8. 100% ability to stay focused on surrounding hazards at all times while performing job
requirements in extremely hazardous work environments (i.e. steel mills, power plants,
refineries, chemical plants, etc).

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