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Danaher Corporation Environmental Operations Coordinator in Loveland, Colorado

POSITION SUMMARY:

The job requires the execution of established systems regarding the management of non-hazardous and hazardous production wastes, testing and treatment of process wastewater, response to emergency situations involving chemicals and hazardous waste, and assisting the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Department with departmental projects as necessary.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collect, consolidate, handle, and ship hazardous, non-hazardous, and universal wastes in accordance with Hach’s Hazardous Waste Management Program.

  • Perform inspections of Satellite Accumulation Areas, Central Accumulation Areas, Waste Storage Areas and Portable Containers.

  • Conduct wastewater sampling, analytical testing, wastewater treatment, and wastewater discharge in accordance with Hach’s Wastewater Pre-treatment Permit issued by the South Fort Collins Sanitation District.

  • Perform waste management activities including the unpacking of products from finished packaging, defacing of finished product packaging, and disposal of non-hazardous materials.

  • Data entry and recordkeeping for waste and wastewater operations as required by the respective programs for waste management and wastewater pre-treatment and discharge.

  • Decontaminate equipment and materials that have come in contact with hazardous chemicals.

  • Operate coolant recycling system (to be implemented).

  • Administrative tasks as assigned (filing, data entry, etc.)

  • Comply with company safety & good housekeeping polices.

  • Assist the plant EHS team with tasks as assigned

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Has the ability to communicate with associates on all levels of the organization

  • Demonstrates good judgment in decisions regarding cost and time utilization while performing daily activities

  • Utilized critical thinking and problem solving in addressing corrective actions that may arise during wastewater testing

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience in wastewater testing methods preferred

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, at least two courses in college level chemistry preferred

  • Two years’ experience in laboratory chemistry preferred

  • Previous completion or immediate completion upon hire of required RCRA and DOT training for hazardous material handling and shipping.

  • Capable of utilizing Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, etc.) and other software programs as necessary.

  • 0% travel required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is frequently required to stand. The employee may occasionally squat, turn/twist, or reach. The employee is constantly using hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, and computer keyboards. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, hear, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 50 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

Employees will be required to wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which may include: eye, hearing and respiratory protection, protective smock, steel toe shoes, gloves, hard hats, or face shields. Contact lenses may not be allowed in some areas.

The duties listed in job descriptions are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change. The purpose of this description is to assist in ADA compliance and is not intended for other purposes such as collective bargaining, or compensation.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT TESTING:

External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and background check and possible credit history review.

The hourly rate or salary range for this role is $13.00-$18.27. This is the range that we in good faith believe is the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range and this range is only applicable for jobs to be performed in Colorado.

This range may be modified in the future.

This job is also eligible for bonus pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

You can apply for this role through the Careers Page at https://jobs.danaher.com/global/en/ (or through the Workday “Find Jobs” function if you are a current employee)

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at 202.419.7762 or applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.

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