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Position Information

  • Company
    VMX International
  • Location
    Toledo, OH
  • Salary
    13.00 - 14.00 $ /hour
     Plus benefits
  • Job Status/Type
    Full Time Employee
  • Job Category
  • Occupation
    Hazardous Materials Handling
    General/Other: Production/Operations
    Waste Pick-up and Removal
  • Work Experience
    2+ to 5 Years
  • Education Level
  • Career Level
    Experienced (Non-Manager)
  • Industries
    Management Consulting Services
    Waste Management
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Environmental Technician - Toledo, OH

Environmental Technician/Forklift Operator

Due to tremendous growth, VMX International has an immediate opening for a full time Environmental Technician/Forklift Operator.  The following are an overview of the job responsibilities:


>Actively participate in the identification, development, and implementation of best practices

>Analyze existing and new business opportunities for: cost reductions, new treatment technologies, recycling, alternative use, waste minimization, other core/non-core business service lines.

>Assist with logistics operations concerning roll-offs, end dumps, tankers and vans.
>Operates other equipment including, but not limited to, industrial forklifts, manlifts, skid steer type loaders, and other mobile equipment.

>Ensure the proper packaging of waste into containers most appropriate and cost effective

>Work closely with hauling division, landfills, and industrial sales representatives.

>Manage non-routine events (turnarounds, remediation, demolition).

>By-product/co-product management

>Complete a waste profile, sample waste material, interpreting lab analysis, pre-classify waste, determine waste disposal options

>Assist in the development of a facility waste management plan including: identification and implementation of minimization and recycling opportunities, establishing and administering satellite accumulation areas, establishing and administering universal waste accumulation areas, 90-day storage areas.

>Assist in invoicing, profit improvement plans, projections, capital expenditures, cost tracking, cost reduction.




>Associates degree in business/environmental science/chemistry preferred. 

>0-3 years industrial waste-related experience.

>0-3 years experience in RCRA, DOT, and OSHA requirements for the management of hazardous and industrial wastes.

>40 hour HAZWOPER certification is a plus.

> Forklift certification preferred.
>0-3 years proven project management experience.

>Define problems, collect data, organize data, establish facts, draw valid conclusions

>Manage multiple tasks, work independently and meet deadlines.

>Must have a solid understanding of a Microsoft office environment.

>All candidates must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.

>All candidates must be willing to relocate at their own expense.


Experience in finance, record keeping and invoicing a plus.


Has worked in positions without continuous direct supervision. Demonstrated ability to manage their own time and independently complete tasks. Ability to manage people and projects


*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran. VMX International is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.

With over twenty years of experience, the management professionals at VMX International have been providing cost-savings solutions for all types of waste services. All VMX employees are trained to meet or exceed state and federal regulations with a safety goal of zero incidents.

With this dedication to safety and the in-depth knowledge of the waste industry paralleled with the latest technology, VMX International services include Environmental Engineering and Consulting, Waste Audits, Waste Transportation and Disposal, Waste Stream Solutions, Recycling, Waste Reduction and One Invoice with Customized Reporting