The Field Services Technician (FT) position with GFL Liquid West is responsible for providing on-site services and technical assistance for all aspects of hazardous waste management. The role is to respond to customer telephone or electronic enquiries, assist sales with inventory and on site classification of special waste, record and schedule waste projects and subsequent shipments into various disposal facilities, provide support in relation to invoicing questions MSDS acquisition/review, completion of safety paperwork & TDG documentation and waste classification & labelling. Because this position provides a critical role in achieving our customer satisfaction targets (both internal and external), this position establishes the public impression of GFL and becomes a reflection of who we are and what we stand for.
Actively participate and contribute to GFL’s Safety Program
Communicate all safety concerns immediately to Supervisors
Attend Safety Meetings
Complete and submit Daily Toolboxes, FLHA’s and Near Misses/Haz ID’s
Select and Utilize appropriate PPE for the task at hand
Sample / test waste to determine transport, packaging, and / or disposal requirements
Ensure waste is classified and disposed of in accordance with regulatory bodies
Complete appropriate manifest / TDG paperwork to accompany the waste pick up
Evaluate customer needs and communicate back to the Sales or Technical team
Respond to and contribute to all Incident Response work
Provide facility support and process work when required
Operate small equipment such as, skid steer, forklift, man lift, transfer pumps etc.
Supervision of project work ensuring all activities adhere to GFL’s safety program
Conduct field work in remote project locations on an as needed basis
Education, post-secondary, in environmental sciences, chemistry, biology or equivalent
Minimum 5 years’ experience in a related field
Must be willing and able to work through difficult weather conditions and challenging work site environments
Must be willing and able to work flexible shifts, long hours, weekends and travel away from home as business demands
Regulatory and technical knowledge with respect to the Hazardous Waste Management Industry is a definite asset
Ability to perform physical tasks including shoveling, lifting, moving containers and other heavy materials
GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.