Primary Hazardous Waste Technician (HWT) – Kodiak, AK, US

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Primary Hazardous Waste Technician (HWT) – Kodiak, AK, US

Primary Hazardous Waste Technician (HWT)

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Kodiak, AK, US

NIKA is hiring for a Primary Hazardous Waste Technician (HWT) for a base operations support services contract in Kodiak, AK! 

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to design, build and manage real property by combining facilities operations management, engineering, and architecture all under one roof                                                                 

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Primary Hazardous Waste Technician will be responsible for performing a variety of waste handling/management and warehousing duties for hazardous and non-hazardous waste on the base.

Required Skills

  • Valid Alaska Class B Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker/HAZMAT Endorsement
  • Must have one-year operation of TSDF/LQG or similar hazardous waste operations experience to including hazardous waste sampling
  • Completion of 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) course, plus annual eight-hour refresher courses
  • Completion of 24-hour Hazardous Waste Technician, plus annual refresher
  • Knowledgeable in the regulations and requirements governing this work, and skilled in performing it safely, accurately, efficiently, and reliably
  • Support the Hazardous Waste Storage Building (HWSB) operations in accordance with SOPs for Hazardous Waste Technician Duties
  • Ensure that all HWSB operations be performed in strict compliance with the requirements of the applicable Base permits and EPA regulations
  • Must effectively communicate with customers and the HWSB operations manager to ensure safety, regulatory compliance, and the efficient performance of work
  • Must hold a current TWIC identification card.

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.