Ascent Aviation Services is one of the largest aviation maintenance, repair, overhaul, storage and reclamation operations in the world. Our strength comes from our talented and professional employees who excel through teamwork and enthusiasm. Ascent Aviation Services continues to grow and are conti

EHS Technician

Ascent Aviation Services • 
Marana, Arizona, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

Ascent Aviation Services is one of the largest aviation maintenance, repair, overhaul, storage and reclamation operations in the world. Our strength comes from our talented and professional employees who excel through teamwork and enthusiasm. Ascent Aviation Services continues to grow and are continually looking for motivated and career minded aviation professionals who will support our vision and goals.


JOBPURPOSE

Maintain company compliance with Code of Federal Regulations. Specifically, 29 CFR1910.1200 Hazard Communication and 40 CFR Parts 262 & 263, - Hazardous Materials Handling, Storage and Disposal. 49 CFR 171, 172, 173.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical Demands: Bending and reaching. Requires squatting, carrying, pushing and pulling weight in excess of 200 Lbs. Requires heavy lifting (minimum of 50 lbs.), frequent walking and climbing.

Equipment Operated: Various size forklifts, 2 &189; Tom flatbed truck, floor jacks, hand dollies, motorized fluid transfer pump, and various hand tools.

Work Location: Interior and exterior base facilities.

Potential Hazards: Exposure to hazardous materials and heat stress.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Essential Job Functions:

Ensures the following in reference to all hazardous waste satellite accumulation sites:



  • Hazardous waste is accumulated in DOT approved containers.


  • All containers are in good condition (no leaks, bulges, damage, etc.)


  • Containers are marked with appropriate "Hazardous Waste and "Haz Class labels.


  • Areas are free of trash and debris.


  • All waste is compatible with its container and/or liner.


  • Containers are kept tightly closed.


  • Containers holding incompatible waste are kept apart by physical barrier of sufficient distance.


  • Determine if heat generation has occurred from incompatible waste in containers.


  • Separates and confines ignitable or reactive wastes from sources of heat or ignition.


  • Posting of safety signs ("No Smoking, NFPA fire diamond, etc.) used to alert employees and public of hazards.


  • Spill prevention and containment. Coordination of clean-up processes.


  • Ensure that the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is available at Waste Accumulation Areas.


  • Inspections of the 90-Day Waste Accumulation Area for containment, structure and security are completed.


Marginal Job Functions:



  • Moves all containers full of hazardous waste to the 90-Day Accumulation Area.


  • Replaces full containers with empty DOT approved containers.


  • Facility wide removal and containment of hazardous waste (spills, solids) from ground environment.


  • Coordination of hazardous waste transportation with authorized vendors.


  • Confirms and signs hazardous waste manifests.


  • Provides "On-The-Job training to personnel who generate hazardous waste. This helps ensure compliance with regulations involving the handling and disposal of Hazardous Materials and Waste.


  • Revises the Ascent Aviation ServicesHazardous Communication Standard as needed.


  • Coordinates budget requirements with upper management and suggests opportunities for cost reduction.


  • Coordinates special "Lab Packs for transportation and disposal.


  • Ensure that all work performed is done in a safe manner. Directs activities to protect employees from harm and maintain safe working conditions.



SMS REQUIREMENTS


  • Will participate in and support safety initiatives, safe work practices and SMS compliance.


  • Will participate in safety activities including the following: immediately reporting hazards, unsafe work practices and accidents/injuries.


  • Will follow all safety rules, FAA regulations, PPE compliance and equipment operation requirements.



Duties not listed within the position description may be required of the employee at the discretion of the department management. Job functions and percentages may vary due to irregular working conditions or multiple shift positions.

Job Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Maintain company compliance with Code of Federal Regulations. Specifically, 29 CFR1910.1200 Hazard Communication and 40 CFR Parts 262 & 263, - Hazardous Materials Handling, Storage and Disposal. 49 CFR 171, 172, 173. Ability to read, write and understand the English language.

Education/Training: 40 hour Hazwoper, Federal Hazardous Materials Regulation 49 CFR/24 hour DOT HazMat, RCRA initial 16 hour

Experience: Minimum of 2 years experience


Ascent Aviation Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, and gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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