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    This National Guard position is for a MATERIALS EXAMINER AND IDENTIFIER, Position Description Number D1908000and is part of USPFO - NE S&S DIV, Nebraska Army National Guard.

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    As a MATERIALS EXAMINER AND IDENTIFIER, WG-6912-6/7, duties include:

    -Identifies, receives, sorts, counts, classifies and handles hazardous materials in the USPFO storage areas. Performs pre-receipt examination of property on site at the generation point and assures that the turn-in and shipping is in order, that the containers meet standards are placarded and marked properly. As appropriate, performs or initiates required testing e.g. radioactive surveys/wipe tests, prepares sample for submission to environmental laboratories for analysis. Schedules the receipt of property and assures that the property is identified to include identification of all contaminants. Rejects property not meeting turn-in requirements and assists the turn-in activity to correct any rejections and determines the nature and degree of the particular hazards involved. Determines if containers are Department of Transportation (DOT) approved, safe to handle, non-leaking, capable of withstanding routine handling, and safe for required periods of storage. Assures that storage compatibility is adhered. Determines the need for special handling/specials storage of certain property (e.g. friable asbestos, batteries, pesticides, etc.) Performs complex searches of shipping and storage records, material specifications, vendor contracts and computer data for material specifications and advises non-trained personnel on specialized procedures.

    -Insures the safe receipt, storage and movement of hazardous and toxic materials and substances such as ammunition, explosives, chemicals, or radioactive materials in accordance with facility and regulatory requirements. Determines storage requirements, arrangement of materials of materials, and space utilization. Insures compliance with Federal, state, Department of Defense (DoD), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules or regulations.

    -Responsible to identify, collect, process and consolidate hazardous waste in preparation for disposal. The incumbent is required to identify, safely process, package, and ship or dispose of a wide variety of hazardous chemicals, products and materials. Responsible to insure compliance with environmental rules, regulations and practices relating to hazardous waste material treatment and disposal.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/519466700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.