This is a description of a staff position at the University of Wyoming, not a job opening announcement. Current job openings can be found at the Prospective Employees page. The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities required.
Reports to: Designated Supervisor
UW Job Code: 3769
UW Job Family: 33
SOC Code: 19-4091
Pay Grade: 22
Date: July 01, 2006
Organizes and coordinates operational duties and assigned personnel daily for the Hazardous Waste Facility including pickup, transportation, storage, and inventory management of hazardous waste and radioactive waste materials; operates and maintains radioactive detection and sampling equipment. Conducts training for faculty, staff, and administration.
Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or a related field
Supervise/perform the collection, transportation, storage and disposal of hazardous or regulated materials.
Supervise record keeping required to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
Operate and maintain analytical electronic equipment and maintain records.
Coordinate assigned operational activities for the Regulated Materials Management Center (RMMC); oversee cleaning and routine maintenance of equipment and work area.
Recommend procedural changes and assist in development and maintenance of operational guidelines for standard operating procedures at the Regulated Materials Management Center (RMMC).
Assist in emergency situations pertaining to hazardous materials.
Participate in the correction of hazardous material exposure or contamination of facilities and/or personnel.
Participate in monitoring or close-out of facilities, storage sites, and field experiments involving hazardous or regulated materials.
Prepare hazardous materials packages for domestic and international shipping.Develop and conduct training dealing with hazardous materials shipping and regulated waste generation
Assist Safety Specialist(s), when necessary.
Assist with implementation of operating plans for assigned area.
Regular exposure to mechanical, radioactive, or chemical hazards; dirt, dust, fumes and odors; may be exposed to fire and explosives; frequent travel throughout campus to perform assigned functions of Hazardous Waste Facility.
Authorized by Classification/Compensation, Human Resources
Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Participating in the University's hazardous waste minimization program is part of the job of each employee who uses (or may come in contact with) hazardous materials. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. University of Wyoming actively supports Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.