Bay West, LLC
  • St Paul, MN, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Comprehensive Benefit Package


Primarily provide daytime labor support and services for emergency spill response activities involving hazardous and non-hazardous materials.   Secondarily provide operational and facility support services when not responding to ER spills.  This position is estimated to be approximately 30% utilized on spill response activities and 70% on operational, facility, and equipment support activities.  

 Primary function is state of readiness for ER response from 7:30am to 4:00pm; however capable of working later occasionally to finish a response. Other on-call staff will be able to relieve day staff by this time so they are ready for the next day and have a personal work/life balance.

Primarily provide daytime labor support and services for emergency spill response activities involving hazardous and non-hazardous materials.   Secondarily provide operational and facility support services when not responding to ER spills.  This position is estimated to be approximately 30% utilized on spill response activities and 70% on operational, facility, and equipment support activities.  

 Primary function is state of readiness for ER response from 7:30am to 4:30pm; however capable of working later occasionally to finish a response. Other on-call staff will be able to relieve day staff by this time so they are ready for the next day and have a personal work/life balance.

Assist with "out the door" ER response activities including: gather and interpret safety data sheets (SDS) information for the construction of a Health and Safety Plan (HASP); construct and obtain client information from Handle; acquire location (maps), weather data and other ER response specific information; determine ER equipment needs for response activities, and load ER equipment so that the team is properly prepared to respond successfully to the incident.

Respond to and conduct appropriate hands-on spill response cleanup activities for incidents involving hazardous and non-hazardous material releases to air, soil, surface and groundwater so that they are performed in an efficient, safe and professional manner.

Conduct sampling and monitoring of hazardous and non-hazardous materials and wastes so that collected data is reliable and trustworthy.

Complete maintenance checks and service equipment related to ER and other program operations so that equipment is in proper working condition.

Properly maintain and train with Emergency Response (ER) and Oil Spill Removal Organization (OSRO) equipment so that equipment is properly used and in working condition.

Complete various shop activities as directed by the Operation Support Services Manager, assist with shop activities like equipment and facility maintenance, and provide labor assistance to other Bay West programs as needed so that non-emergency response work time is fully utilized.

Prepare daily diaries, reports, field sketches, post-incident closure reports of moderate complexity.

and other documentation of all actions undertaken during an ER response so that historical records are

accurate and complete.

Communicate effectively with internal and external customers, both orally and in writing, in a courteous and professional manner of observed or perceived health, safety or other work environment conditions so that customers understand the message and can accordingly.

Communicate directly with the ER Manager and/or Operation Support Services Manager on ways to improve Emergency Response techniques, operations and functions so that Bay West continues to perform Emergency Response services successfully.

Assist the ER manager or other staff members in developing ER related presentations and training so that Bay West services and capabilities can be effectively marketed.

 Effectively coordinate ER related waste disposal activities with internal and external customers so that waste is disposed of in a manner which complies with state and federal laws.

Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals and comply with all safety, employee, and HR policies, procedures and practices so that assigned responsibilities are performed in a manner which meets Bay West expectations.

Train to become a Senior ER SpecialistHave a basic understanding of hand and power tool operation and equipment mechanics.

 Be able to operate the following specialty pieces of equipment with basic efficiency: bobcat skid steer; primary spill response boom deployment watercraft; forklift; vacuum truck.

 Basic knowledge of small engines, pumps, and blowers.

High school diploma or GED or one (1) year of related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

40 Hour OSHA hazardous materials training.

Have familiarity with basic computer skills, i.e., e-mail, word processing, and routine database operation.

Possess a valid state driver's license.

Possess or have 24 hour access to reliable means of transportation.         

Work environment can include: high heat; high humidity; extreme cold; roadway traffic hazards; on water (boat operations) and confined spaces.

Frequently lifts up to 50 lbs. over an 8-hour period, and engages in strenuous daily activities of a repetitive nature.

Semi-frequent work donning a respirator; infrequent work requiring supplied air, self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), and fully encapsulated protective suits.

Ability to work in non-hazardous and hazardous work environments including contaminated air soil, dust, fumes, smoke and other toxins.

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