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Glove Box Technician

at Veolia North America

Posted: 8/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: J3R40L5X6B689PB24FH

Job Description

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Port Arthur, TX
  • Job Type: Other
  • Experience: At least 2 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 8/1/2019
Job Summary: 

Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled. We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America. Our Gulf Coast branch provides services for our customers located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Within the Gulf Coast branch, Veolia operates a hazardous waste incinerator in Port Arthur, TX, a service center in Baytown, TX and a service center in College Park, GA. The Gulf Coast branch offers the following services: Lab Chemical Services, On-Site Services, Transportation, Household Hazardous Waste, Reactive Chemicals, Remediation, Training Services, Specialty Services, Drum Management, Incineration, Fuels Blending, Recycling and Radioactive Waste Management. 

A Glove Box Technician is responsible for processing drums of reactive liquids in a safe and efficient manner within the confines of the Glove Box. Once completed, they will send spent drums to either the conveyor or a rack for storage. Processing is accomplished by following (process plan instructions (Glove Box Folders).%22 Technicians' review the product's profile to be processed, pull product drums, and communicate the process plans to be pumped to the Control Room Technician (CRT). Glove Box Technicians communicate with other departments (waste blending, re-packing, container storage, and operations) to ensure the safe processing of reactive liquids. Glove Box Technicians will assist the CRT, Tank Farm Operator, Relief Operator, and on duty supervisor with special projects as needed. In addition, will perform the duties of a material handler if needed. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

•Responsible for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of the Drum Glove Box.

•Ensure all valves, pumps, and related parts are in operating condition.
•Ensure all paperwork and transfer logs are done properly and communicated to affected departments.
•At the end of shift ensure everything is properly flushed, purge the lines with nitrogen, and shutdown appropriate valves (blocked in) and ready for the next shift.
•Work with shift supervisors to coordinate daily activities so any conflicts can be handled ahead of time. Example – meltout/shootouts
•Work with blending, repacking container building and operations management to ensure proper communications.
•Fills in Material Handler position as needed.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Other duties as assigned.


At Veolia North America, we offer our customers a wide range of environmental solutions and help address their environmental and sustainability challenges. By blending our innovative business model with our employee’s skills in operations, engineering, and technology, we are able to supply our customers with the complete package. Our services encompass three areas: energy, water, and waste. At Veolia, we are more than the world’s leading provider of environmental solutions – we are dedicated to customized, cost-effective solutions that reflect best practices, environmental protection, and a better quality of life!

Veolia is a dynamic and rewarding place to work – our management team values and recognizes the unique talents and potential of all employees. In addition, we offer our employees excellent rewards and a dynamic, professional work environment. We also provide a comprehensive benefit package to our employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, employee matched 401(k) retirement plan, tuition reimbursement plan, paid time off for vacation, sick and personal leave, and much more!

Are you ready to take your career to the next level? Join the Veolia North America Talent Network today and check out our current opportunities!

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•High school diploma.
•2 years of Material Handler (truck wash) experience or 2 years of hands on hazardous waste experience preferred

Veolia is an equal opportunity employer  M/F/D/V