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This position is located in the National
Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Allergy and
Infectious Disease (NIAID), Division of Intramural Research (DIR), Office of Operations Management (OOM), at the Rocky Mountain
Laboratories in Hamilton, Montana.
As a Waste Management Services Mechanic, you will serve as the shift operator-in-charge and perform the following duties and functions:
- Operate a Hospital, Medical, Infectious Waste
Incinerator (HMIWI) plant, including operations, maintenance, and proper performance of two complex incinerators and a related high-efficiency pollution control system.
- Operate, monitor
and adjust controls in response to any operational anomalies.
- Maintain various auxiliaries on the incinerators including centrifugal pumps, induced draft fans, cumbustion controls, actuated valves, air compressors, and numerous other equipment.
- Calibrate gas monitoring equipment, filters, sampling lines, pumps, and sensors associated with the incinerators.
- Perform proper storage, transfer, and incineration of research waste materials, which includes Biosafety Level-4 (BSL-4) materials.
- Coordinate the recycling program for the entire Rocky Mountain Laboratory campus.