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Waste Handling Technician


Posted: 9/23/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1394458
Keywords: repair

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category

Job Summary
Nuclear Waste Partnership, an LLC of AECOM, is seeking a Waste Handling Technician to be based in our Carlsbad, New Mexico location.

The successful candidate will perform diverse waste handling operations and activities.  Direct assigned work groups in conduct of routine and specialized waste handling operations.  Follow all safety procedures, regulations and policies. Conduct frequent inspections of work area to assure that safe working conditions are maintained.  Promptly report any hazards or unsafe conditions to management.  Perform all standard processing operations and activities to receive, handle and emplace nuclear waste in accordance with established written operating procedures.  Apply full range of applicable equipment operation knowledge.  Maintain established nuclear material accountability records, assuring accuracy of entries.  Identify malfunctioning equipment and systems to assure proper and safe operations.  Initiate repairs in accordance with plant work control procedures.  Recommend changes to operating procedures to improve quality, efficiency or safety.  Assist maintenance employees during conduct of trouble-shooting and repair activities, as directed.  Assist engineering employees in conduct of equipment modifications.  Perform backfill, emplacement and floorIyard activity.  This position requires support for any and all shifts. Must be able to qualify, and maintain qualifications, on all Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including Respiratory Protection and associated equipment.

This is a bargaining unit position.

Business Line
Management Services

Position Title
Waste Handling Technician

Position Status

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Minimum Requirements
  • High School Graduate or GED. 
  • Three (3) years of equipment operating experience is required. 
  • Three (3) years of nuclear or hazardous waste operations or similar prior work experience is required.
  • Due to the nature of work, candidates must be US Citizens.

Preferred Qualifications
  • None

Business Group
Management Services Group (MS)


United States of America

USA - New Mexico

Clearance Required