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Environmental Technician – Trenton, MI


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MPS Group

Trenton, MI

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MPS Group Inc., a provider of environmental and industrial services throughout the U.S. and Canada, has a position open at the FCA Trenton Engine Plant an Environmental Technician. Scheduled Shift: Monday-Friday 7am-3:30pm.  The Environmental Technician will handle solid and hazardous waste with typical duties include but not limited to:

  • Collect trash, recyclables, hazardous waste, scrap metal and other waste streams throughout the plant and transports to disposal container or storage room.
  • Segregate, sort and package waste streams for off-site shipment in accordance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requirements.
  • Load semi-trailers and roll-off boxes for shipment to landfill, recycling center, and any other disposal site.
  • Perform and document daily equipment inspection prior to use.
  • Clean/maintain organization and compliance of 90 day Accumulation Area, including sweeping the floor, mopping the floor, labeling drums.
  • Assist supervisor with response to chemical spill incidents by placing adsorbents on liquids, sweeping or vacuuming solids and containerizing cleaned up materials for proper disposal.
  • Assist Project Manager with daily supply delivery, waste pick up and waste organization.
  • Perform inspections of waste storage areas, and emergency equipment, taking corrective action to eliminate deficiencies identified during the inspection.
  • Inventory and Inspections of Waste Spill Kits.
  • Document and inform Resource Manager of any contamination in plant’s recycling and waste containers.
  • Maintain necessary documentation of waste inventories, inspections and other activities as required.
  • Complete daily route sheets and log of activities.
  • Operate fork truck to load/unload trucks, etc.
  • Operate Burden carrier
  • Equipment operation, in accordance with work instructions and safe work practices communicated verbally and visually.
  • Inventory off spec production parts
  • Destroy off spec production parts using; hammer, wire cutters, drills, other hand tools.
  • Separate components of destroyed production parts by material type; metal, plastic, no value scrap.).


  • High School Diploma AND one year experience in waste management; OR,
  • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education


  • Current 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) with Annual Refresher (desired); will provided upon hire.
  • Current Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA, desired); will provided upon hire.
  • Current 40-hour Department of Transportation (DOT, desired); will provided upon hire.
  • Current Fork Truck Operator Training (desired); will provide upon hire.