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Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information
PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium-, and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Kenworth Truck Company
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.


Job Overview
Continuously support the facilities’ Industrial Wastewater and Hazardous Waste systems to ensure safety and regulatory compliance while facilitating production needs.


Essential Functions

  • Conduct routine sample testing of various compounds throughout the facility.
  • Work with environmental engineering to analyze, monitor, and complete treatments as necessary to meet regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain operating records for industrial wastewater, industrial storm water, and hazardous waste programs, such as daily, weekly, and monthly reports, per plant and regulatory requirements.
  • Safely conduct pickups and deliveries of hazardous wastes and materials to support production activities.
  • Prepare containers with proper labeling in accordance with plant standards, RCRA, DOT, and WA State Dangerous Waste regulations.
  • Properly accept and receive new material deliveries per plant standards.
  • Prepare hazardous and other waste for shipment to offsite facilities.
  • Provide emergency response at the facility for the containment of spills, clean-ups, or questions raised by the facility for the proper disposal or usage of chemicals.
  • Work effectively and participate in a team environment through the use of lean methodologies, continuous improvement, and the training of others.
  • Complete assignments and/or other duties as determined by both your supervisor and the environmental engineer.
  • Complete initial and refresher trainings to meet requirements of Washington State Dangerous Waste, RCRA, HAZWOPER, and DOT Hazardous Materials Transporter regulations.
  • Maintain equipment in good working condition.
  • Maintain housekeeping to plant standards.


Qualifications & Skills

  • At least 2 years of experience desired in hazardous materials handling, hazardous waste management, wastewater treatment, environmental regulations, and/or emergency spill response is required.  Work experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills, prior success contributing to team environments and a positive customer service attitude are a must.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated flexibility and adaptability to work overtime, support after-hour emergency response, or weekend hours as needed.
  • Ability to wear/maintain clearance to use Respiratory Protective Equipment.
  • No allergies to PPE or skin irritation problems.
  • Ability to understand and interpret plant facilities drawings.
  • Prior experience using a Forklift is required and the ability to operate additional motorized industrial equipment is desired.  Certification to operate industrial equipment must remain in good standing.
  • Willingness to learn additional skills desired.  (i.e. computer applications, Six Sigma methodologies, etc.)
  • PC experiences preferred include Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.


Physical Requirements:
•Lift, carry, push, pull 50 pounds or more.
•Stand and walk eight hours.
•Kneel, crawl and bend eight hours.
•Do repeated bending and squatting.
•Work at or above shoulder level.
•Have good manual dexterity.
•Climb ladders to 12 feet heights.
•Work around machinery with moving parts and cutting parts.
•Have maximum use of both legs and arms.
•Operate a motor vehicle.
•Operate elevating equipment.
•Be exposed to dusts with proper protective equipment.
•Be exposed to solvents with proper protective equipment.
•Be exposed to weather extremes.
•Tolerate continuous use of safety glasses, hearing protection, and steel-toed shoes.
•Use vibratory tools


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

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