Material Handler
Veolia North America

Port Arthur, Texas

Posted in Engineering

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Company Description

About Veolia
Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. In 2022, with nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources, and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group supplied 79 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 48 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) generated consolidated revenue of €28.508 billion in 2021.

Job Description


Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.

Position Purpose:

Responsible for performing a variety of routine hazardous and non-hazardous waste tasks in the movement and processing of various waste in various container size/type. Tasks could include: Follow procedures & direction, perform manual labor, proper usage of PPE, operate mobile equipment (manual and powered), operate fixed / stationary equipment, loading & unloading containers, perform equipment inspections, identification of various container size/type, scanning container movements, consolidation of containers & material, staging containers in designated area, recognize markings & labels. Tasks will be performed on a daily basis in the designated processing area as assigned by Leads & Supervisors in order to meet processing objectives for material disposal.

Primary Duties/responsibilities:

  • Work as directed by supervisors, leads, trainers or mentors
  • Recognize various container size & type
  • Recognize labels & markings
  • Understand and follow procedures & processes
  • Load and unload various size containers (totes, drums, tankers, trailers. etc.) using mechanical or manual means
  • Use a variety of tools such as impact wrenches, shovels, jackhammers, etc.
  • Transport hazardous materials from storage locations within the facility as directed
  • Decontaminate and dispose of empty drums and/or containers according to RCRA and disposal guidelines
  • Assist in completing all necessary paperwork for processing materials to include transportation of materials to and from various locations
  • Perform general housekeeping duties
  • Maintain a clean, organized and safe work area
  • Inspect material handling equipment as required
  • Assist in the loading/unloading of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials at designated sites utilizing appropriate equipment for which you are appropriately trained.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education / Experience / Background:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • 3 to 6 months general labor experience
  • Forklift experience preferred

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate through reading and writing
  • Trained in the use of material handling equipment

Required Certification / Licenses / Training:

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER training preferred

Additional Information

Additional Information

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.


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