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Transfer Station Technician

Transfer Station Technician

locationEdmonton, AB, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 2 months ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
Technician / Technologist / Trades / Journeyman
Full time

About Us

SECURE is a leading Waste Management and Energy Infrastructure business headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. Our extensive infrastructure network located throughout western Canada and North Dakota includes Waste Management Facilities, Industrial Landfills, Pipeline Operations, Metals & Mining, and Specialty Chemicals, Energy Infrastructure include Blending & Facility Supply and Trading & Storage.

Our number one goal every day is to go home safe. Like our values state, working the SECURE way starts with working safely. Safety is the cornerstone of our culture, because if we are not safe, nothing else matters.

Your Opportunity at SECURE Energy

Secure Energy is looking for a Transfer Station Technician to join the Edmonton Facility. The Transfer Station Technician is responsible for receiving and identifying waste material as it arrives at the Edmonton Transfer Station. Once the material has been received and identified the Transfer Station Technician will prepare the waste for disposal and/or transportation this includes packaging, classifying and ensuring proper documentation is in place.

A Day in The Life

  • Receives and identifies all waste entering the facility
  • Test waste as required to ensure corresponding paper work is accurate
  • Take and prepare further samples as required
  • Ensure all waste has been properly classified and documented
  • Ensure all required documents adhere to legal requirements set out by AENV and the ERCB as well as maintain compliance within Secure Energy guidelines
  • Repack similar waste into larger means of containment for efficient transportation and disposal
  • Entry of all inbound, repacked and outbound data into Secure Energy’s internal Waste Tracking Database
  • Actively participate in tracking all waste containers within the facility
  • Provide general labour services as required
  • Actively participate in safety meetings and daily tailgate meetings
  • Abide by Secure Energy’s Occupational Health and Safety Program
  • Assist in creating and maintaining a clean and organized Transfer Station

Skills, Experience, & Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary Science education related to: Chemistry, Biology or Environmental Studies
  • Previous experience in a related work environment where TDG or WHMIS is an essential part of the job
  • Technical and regulatory knowledge related to the waste services industry, with the ability to ensure compliance of waste transport rules, regulatory requirements and TDG regulations
  • Competent at completing documents on a daily basis including waste manifests and bills of lading
  • Good understanding of the regional Occupational Health and Safety requirements and ability to operate mobile equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Strong work ethic and willingness to persevere through difficult weather conditions, challenging work site environments and long demanding work days
  • Physically fit and able to perform physical tasks on a daily basis including lifting, moving containers and other heavy materials, along with the ability to spend a major portion of each day on your feet
  • Good computer skills and efficient at using MS Office
  • Good time management skills and ability to work effectively under pressure and meet deadlines

What’s in it for you:

At SECURE, we focus on opportunities for growth and improvement; for our employees, our customers, our partners, and the communities we operate in. We are an energetic team, driven by the needs of our customers, and we care about making a meaningful contribution. We strive to attract, retain, and motivate employees by offering a competitive compensation package that recognizes employee contributions and performance.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer:

  • Competitive industry wages, and compensation programs which includes:
  • Employer paid benefits: health, dental & more
  • Health care spending account
  • Employee wellness program
  • Employee savings plans
  • Career progression
  • A competitive employee referral program
  • Industry leading safety standards
  • Community investment initiatives

We believe our team’s strength comes from our diversity.

Every SECURE employee has a right to feel safe and welcome. We pride ourselves on being respectful workplace where all employees have equal access to opportunity and support. 

We are a trusted partner. We extend those same efforts outside of the organization through our respectful engagement with our diverse base of stakeholders in the communities in which we operate.

Applicants are not assessed on the grounds of race, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, or physical handicap. Our operations span across Canada and the United States and we actively seek out a wide range of applicants for both field operations and office roles.

Required education level

  • College diploma
  • Technical diploma 
  • Bachelor's degree 
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