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Environmental Technician III
  • Job ID #: 38371
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Education Required: HS Diploma/GED
  • Experience Required: Not Indicated
  • Location: US-MI-Detroit
  • Functional Area: Plant/Processing
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:

Are you looking to join a team that rewards and promotes top performers? Would you enjoy working for a reputable, environmentally- conscious company? If so, join Stericycle, where team members can grow/develop their skills and are encouraged to be innovative. Understanding that our full-time team members work hard, you will be rewarded with competitive pay, paid time off and paid holidays, great work-life balance, medical, dental and vision coverage, company-paid life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, and much more! At Stericycle, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment, and partnership. Be our newest team member!


Performs routine and frequent manual and heavy labor tasks to properly consolidate, treat, store, pack, transport and/or dispose of hazardous waste in accordance with environmentally responsible and cost-effective practices and ESOL policies, practices and procedures. Job requires maintenance of records, accuracy and attention to detail, the ability to follow instruction and to work independently once proper training provided.

Key Job Activities:
Segregate and package material for transport along with completion of required paperwork in a legible, accurate, and timely manner in accordance with appropriate regulations and Customer/Stericycle policies, practices, and procedures.
Oversee large Labpack projects and jobs with the ability to manage others. Coach technicians and operators with on-the-job in equipment operation, service line processes and necessary paperwork.
Follow all Health & Safety/Job Safety Analysis (JSA's) procedures as outlined in Stericycle procedures and policies.
Operate fork trucks and other heavy equipment when properly trained to move materials for storage / loading and off-loading.
Perform onsite testing of unknown materials according to Stericycle policies, practices, and procedures.
Maintain records for DOT and State officials as assigned. Instruct, provide feedback, directs and assist team in performance of job duties to complete work in accordance with requirements and Stericycle policies, practices and procedures.
Schedule and distribute work to team as necessary.
Assist in other areas of the location as directed including but not limited to occasional travel to customer sites; assistance with production scheduling; and support of staff training.

Position Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED); three or more years related experience preferred.
  • CDL A preferred 
  • Minimum of two years of lab pack experience required.
  • 40 hours OSHA training with 8 hour refresher course; successful completion of forklift training.
  • Demonstrates proficiency to operate a computer with Windows based programs (i.e. Excel and Word).Demonstrates strong attention to detail and ability to follow procedures.
  • Demonstrates the ability to perform assigned tasks with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to oversee a large project/job with supervision of personnel.
  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of facility permit, DOT packaging requirements and exempts as well as expanded knowledge of waste routing and disposal, Hazardous Materials and OSHA Regulations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to operate a powered industrial truck, e.g., forklift and possesses safe driving record.

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