Environmental Technician II - Equipment Operator

at HEPACO

Jacksonville, FL

Posted on Dec. 4, 2017


Full Time

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HEPACO is a high quality environmental service provider dedicated to exceeding the expectations of our clients. Established in 1984, HEPACO has evolved into one of the market leaders providing solutions to solve the environmental challenges of our clients. HEPACO’s value proposition is strongly focused on quality, reliability, safety, and client assurance. When it looks like things can’t get any worse, you can’t get any better!

HEPACO is looking for an Environmental Technician II - Equipment Operator.
Reports To: Foreman/Project Supervisor

Primary Purpose: Under general supervision, performs a range of task required for industrial service operations to include but not limited to, tank cleaning, pipeline maintenance, manual remediation services, waste bulking, and/or demolition services, in accordance with established company policies and procedures.




Education requirementsHigh school diploma or GED preferred

8-hour safety orientation, 40-hour HAZWOPER training

Qualifications• Must be able to interpret and follow written and oral instructions and assignments
• Must demonstrate advanced knowledge and ability to safely operate assigned equipment
• High school diploma or GED preferred

Must be able to satisfactorily pass a pre-employment and annual physical examination as required under HEPACO’s Medical Surveillance Program. Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, running, climbing, squatting, and kneeling. Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds or more with assistance.


ResponsibilitiesEssential Functions:
• Follow applicable safety rules, regulations, guidelines, policies, and site specific safety plans when performing cleanup activities and donning protective gear
• Safely operate heavy equipment necessary for cleanup operations to include backhoe, excavator, etc.
• Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or needed repairs to supervisor
• Load and unload equipment from vehicles, trailers and watercraft
• Operate routinely used tools and equipment to include, but not limited to steam cleaners, water lasers, cascade systems, chemical mixers, generators, air saws, drills, grinders, cutting torches, etc.
• Perform physical labor associated with cleanup activities, sample collection, waste removal and other remediation services
 Warehouse maintenance, stock supplies, building maintenance
 Complete required paperwork, forms and records as required
 Performs other duties as assigned or required


SkillsPhysical Demands:

Must be able to satisfactorily pass a pre-employment and annual physical examination as required under HEPACO’s Medical Surveillance Program. Regularly requires intermittent sitting, standing, walking, running, climbing, squatting, and kneeling. Physical strength and dexterity sufficient to perform the required task. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds or more with assistance.



Work hoursWork Environment:

In addition to normal business hours, work schedules may include after hours and weekends as needed. Frequent work outside and in inclement weather conditions is required, including heat, cold, and humidity. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and vibration. Must be willing and able to wear Personal Protective Equipment as required by established Company Safety standards, including the occasional use of a respirator. Must be willing and able to enter into and work in confined and dark spaces, as well as in small boats, and at heights in excess of 18 feet for prolonged periods of time. Frequent travel is required.

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