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GFL Environmental Corporation

Industrial Site Services & Emergency Response Technician



Job Description

About GFL’s Industrial Site Services

GFL Environmental’s skilled team members can handle all industrial cleaning and maintenance tasks — ranging from the routine to the complex. We have a full complement of water-jet, GamaJet, steam and pressure-wash trucks to clean equipment, buildings, underground pipelines and storage tanks. Our experienced personnel have the right equipment to access confined spaces and work in hazardous environments in order to get the job done safely and efficiently.


Reporting directly to the Branch Manager, this position will be based out of the Bowmanville Ontario site. The day to day responsibilities of this role will include: environmental and safety monitoring at our site, Specialized industrial cleaning, unloading trucks, operating forklift, truck and power washers, plant maintenance, and administrative duties as required.  This will be a Full-Time employment opportunity with an 8 hour shift, Monday to Friday.

Job Duties

  • Responsible for day to day monitoring or assigned project

  • Maintain cleanliness of Tools and Equipment and Industrial Services Shop

  • Power washing and High Pressure Water blasting as required

  • Line snaking, Drain and Pipe Inspections as required

  • Industrial cleaning of chemical non-hazardous and hazardous wastes

  • Assist on Vacuum Trucks/plant operations as required

  • Confined Space Entry as required for Industrial Site Services Projects

  • Working in tight or cramped spaces

  • Working while using Respirator or Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus

  • Shoveling, Jack Hammering, Squeegee, Scraping and heavy lifting as required

  • Operate Pick-up truck, utility trailer, forklift, excavator, bobcat, etc

  • Operate Aerial boom lift/Scissor Lift as required


  • 2-5 years’ experience in Industrial Cleaning and Maintenance strongly preferred
  • Experience working in Industrial settings an asset
  • Previous experience with Vacuum Trucks, Industrial Power-washing or Water-blasting, or Liquid Waste Industry experience strongly preferred
  • Previous experience with Confined Space Entry or Work at Heights an asset
  • Experience working with Respirators and Supplied Air Systems an asset
  • Experience with Emergency/Spill Response (NFPA 472, SVOP & MED A3 training an asset)
  • Lift truck, scissor lift or zoom boom ticket an asset
  • Ability to work flexible hours/shifts, days, evenings, nights & possibly weekends or holidays
  • Class G license required AZ/DZ is an asset along with a clean abstract
  • Must be comfortable with driving and maneuvering a pick-up truck and trailer unit
  • Clean cut, friendly and professional, able to deal directly with customer contacts on site
  • Ability to multi-task, take direction and work without supervision or within a team at times
  • Health and safety conscious and orientated

Working Conditions

  • Working in areas that may be extreme hot or cold

  • Working at heights greater than 3 meters

  • Will be required to wear protective gear i.e.; fall arrest, respirator, tyvek suit etc

  • Occasional travel for out of town work

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to the principles of equity, accessibility and providing reasonable accommodations to candidates with disabilities. If you require an accommodation to navigate our site or apply for a position, please send us an email at careers@gflenv .com with the nature of your request along with your contact information. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Information

GFL Environmental Corporation
Staffing & Executive Search
Posting Date: 17-Aug-2017Construction Trades Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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