HazTech Laborer – R11167-4599

GFL Industries

This job was posted by https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov : For more
information, please see:
https://illinoisjoblink.illinois.gov/jobs/11389237 As a key member of
GFLs HAZMAT Emergency Response Team, the HAZMAT Technician will
provide a high level of technical expertise to emergency activations
involving dangerous goods. The Technician will supplement our current
team to ensure immediate response is provided to all emergency response
calls, 24 hours per day and 365 days per year. The person will be able
to complete responses in an efficient manner while upholding GFLs high
standards of safety and quality of service. The position requires
exceptional skills in safety, planning, communication, organizing and
time management.

Key Responsibilities:

Respond at a moments notice to spills including responding to rail,
road, and fixed facilities.

Perform chemical transloading from one means of containment to another.
May include tankcars, tank trucks, fixed facility tanks, or other small
means of containment.

Perform chemical neutralization and decontamination as required.

Assist with organizing all resources required in both an response
situations and in preparation for potential response situations,
including personnel, equipment and documentation

Ensure all emergency response equipment is operationally ready including
maintaining, upgrading and servicing our ER equipment and customers

Ensure all relevant information and documentation is gathered and
maintained when providing emergency services

Lead safety in all aspects of emergency response, including following
GFL procedures, completing safety documentation, and upholding GFLs
high level of safety.

Set up and participate in live training events to ensure competency of

Willing to participate in specialized scheduled projects as required


Physically fit and able to wear chemical protective clothing and
respiratory protection from time to time as required.

Vaild Drivers License

Experience in a position relating to hazardous materials emergency
response would be considered an asset

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Thrive in a fast paced environment

Excellent organizational skills

Exceptional communication skills

Willingness to work out of town from time to time

Understanding of vacuum truck and power wash equipment

Team driven and safety focused

Advanced training including but not limited to: HAZMAT Technician,
Tankcar Specialist, Tanktruck Specialist, ICS, Confined Space Entry,
etc. would be considered an asset

Ability to fulfill on-call Requirements:

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview
will be contacted.

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women,
Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible
minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse
characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that
world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or
national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or
disability, but enriches itself through these differences. GFL will
provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout
the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify
us and we will work with you to meet your needs.