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Environmental Technician

Company: Perdue Farms
Location: Chesapeake
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Perdue AgriBusiness is part of Perdue Farms, a family-owned company heading into it's second century of growth and innovation. An international agricultural products and services company, we handle agricultural commodities and have a diverse portfolio of products and businesses.SummaryPerdue AgriBusiness has an opening for an Environmental Technician at our Chesapeake, VA facility. This position will be responsible foroperatingand providingroutine maintenance for environmental equipment. Alsoensures the grounds, storm water drainage and containment areas, as well as the air quality on the Chesapeake Complex meet or exceed environmental compliance requirements.Principal and Essential Duties & ResponsibilitiesOperate and perform routine preventative maintenance on environmental equipment to include the yard sweeperConductenvironmental compliance testing, which could include storm water sampling, opacity readings, etc.Ensure all areas on the Chesapeake Complex meet or exceed environmental compliance requirements, including storm water drainage and drains or catch basins, air emission points, waste storage areas, wastewater systems, etc. Assist in the cleanup of areas as requiredMaintainenvironmental records to ensure compliance with permit requirements, laws, and regulationsAssist in developing environmental reports required by local, state, and federal laws and regulationsAssistfacility and operational managers to ensure waste disposal and spill responses are in compliance with local, state, and federal laws and regulationsAssists facility in operation of powered equipment needed for housekeeping and storm water compliancePerform other tasks as assigned by managementMinimum EducationHigh School Graduate or GED requiredCollege degree preferred in environmental related fieldExperience Requirements2 - 4 years experienceKnowledge of environmental technologiesStrong interpersonal skillsEnvironmental Factors and Physical RequirementsAble to move freely throughout AgriBusiness facilities to include climbing vertical heights (0 - 150'), carrying tools and equipment (0-50 pounds), exposure to extreme temperatures (0-100 Degrees Fahrenheit), humidity, (0 - 100%), noise (50db to 100db) and chemicals (SDS sheets available). Able to communicate on the telephone and use standard office equipment.Perdue Farms, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Perdue Farms, Chesapeake , Environmental Technician, Professions , Chesapeake, Virginia

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