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JOB DESCRIPTION - Licensed Abatement Technician

Job Title:  Licensed Abatement Technician (Full-time)                                                                                                     

Department:  Abatement Services

Location:  Ohio

Wages:  $15.00 - 18.00 per hour

Posted Date:  April 18, 2019

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Identify, remove, pack, transport or dispose of hazardous materials, including asbestos, lead-based paint, waste oil, fuel, transmission fluid, radioactive materials, or contaminated soil. Specialized training and certification in hazardous materials handling or a confined entry permit are generally required.

Job Description

Build containment areas prior to beginning abatement or decontamination work. 

Identify asbestos, lead, or other hazardous materials to be removed, using monitoring devices. 

Remove asbestos or lead from surfaces, using hand or power tools such as scrapers, vacuums, or high-pressure sprayers. 

Prepare hazardous material for removal or storage. 

Load or unload materials into containers or onto trucks, using hoists or forklifts. 

Clean contaminated equipment or areas for re-use, using detergents or solvents, sandblasters, filter pumps, or steam cleaners.

Remove or limit contamination following emergencies involving hazardous substances. 

Clean mold-contaminated sites by removing damaged porous materials or thoroughly cleaning all contaminated nonporous materials.

Operate machines or equipment to remove, package, store, or transport loads of waste materials. 

Record numbers of containers stored at disposal sites, specifying amounts or types of equipment or waste disposed.

Sort specialized hazardous waste at landfills or disposal centers, following proper disposal procedures. 

Drive trucks or other heavy equipment to convey contaminated waste to designated ground locations. 

Identify or separate waste products or materials for recycling or reuse. 

Process e-waste, such as computer components containing lead or mercury. 

Organize or track the locations of hazardous items in landfills. 

Comply with prescribed safety procedures, wear proper Personal Protective Equipment and federal laws regulating waste disposal methods. 

May be assigned to abatement or miscellaneous projects (with appropriate training).

Supervisory Responsibilities

There are no supervisory responsibilities for this position.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Continuous Learning - Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; shares expertise with others.

Job Knowledge - Competent in required job skills and knowledge; exhibits ability to learn and apply new skills; keeps abreast of current developments; requires minimal supervision; displays understanding of how job relates to others; uses resources effectively.

Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in a group problem solving situations.

Customer Service - Responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.

Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; takes responsibility for own actions; keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

Initiative - Volunteers readily; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; asks for and offers help when needed.

Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas.

Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.

Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience -

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); current Ohio EPA Abatement License(s) or related experience and training is preferred.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but un-involved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, this individual may need basic skills using a tablet, cellular phone or personal computer.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

The following are preferred but nor required - Commercial Driver's License (A or B) with endorsements to drive vehicles, operate heavy equipment, as well as proficient use of a water blaster, and 40 hour HAZWOPER (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response) certificate, current Ohio EPA Abatement license(s).

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


  • 100% paid on-the-job-training
  • CDL training – 100% paid (wage increase once CDL is obtained)
  • Work boot allowance each year
  • PPE provided
  • Annual Company clothing allowance
  • Bonus/Profit Sharing
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer match
  • Paid holidays after introductory period
  • Paid vacation and paid personal/sick time after introductory period
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Health, Dental and Vision
  • Supplemental Insurance offered

Position is Full-time

Wages:  $15.00 - $18.00 per hour 

Allied is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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