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: 3508
UW Job Family: 32
SOC Code: 47-4041
Pay Grade: 17
Date: March 01, 2010
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS, REGISTRATIONS, OR LICENSURE THAT MAY BE OBTAINED AFTER HIRE AND WITHIN TIME LIMITATION SET BY SUPERVISOR:
Collects and transports hazardous or regulated materials from University of Wyoming campus buildings to the Regulated Materials Management Center (RMMC) in accordance with UW safety procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations.
Assists supervisor in proper safe segregation, storage and preparation of waste for shipment and disposal.
Performs assigned operational activities for the Regulated Materials Management Center (RMMC) including, but not limited to, cleaning, routine maintenance and inspections of equipment and work areas; operates analytical equipment.
Delivers chemical or other hazardous products to campus locations.
Processes requests for waste pickup and maintains appropriate records.
Inspects laboratories and other campus locations for compliance with hazardous waste regulations; assists with close-out of facilities, storage sites, and field experiments involving hazardous or regulated materials.
Responds to and assists with mitigation of emergencies and spills involving chemical and biological materials.
Participates in the correction of possible hazardous material exposure or contamination of facilities and/or personnel.
Provides other technician-level support, as directed.
Attends training as approved by supervisor to maintain hazardous or regulated materials safe handling required certification/licensure.
May attend meetings and discuss issues, as directed by supervisor.
Indoor/Outdoor work in various campus locations (offices, labs, warehouses, classrooms, RMMC, etc.). Regular exposure to the safe handling, removal, storage, segregation, and transportation of hazardous and regulated materials requiring compliance with federal, state, and local regulations.
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.