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Veralto Environmental Technician (Onsite Role in Ames, IA) in Des Moines, Iowa

At Hach (www.hach.com), we ensure water quality for people around the world, and every associate plays a vital role in that mission. Our founding vision is to make water analysis better—faster, simpler, greener and more informative. We accomplish this through teamwork, customer partnerships, passionate experts, and reliable, easy-to-use solutions.

As part of our team, you’ll make an immediate, measurable impact on a global scale by enabling the world’s everyday water needs. You’ll also belong to a respectful and collaborative community that fosters career growth and professional development. You’ll be supported by resources that make a positive difference in your life because, at Hach, we value your authenticity and want your talents to shine.

Motivated by the highest possible stakes of climate change and global health, we’re working together within a rapidly digitizing industry to find innovative technologies that guarantee the safety of our water and our environment. More about us: https://www.hach.com/about-us

Hach is proud to be a Water Quality company in Veralto (NYSE: VLTO). Imagine a world where everyone has access to clean water, safe food and medicine, and trusted essential goods. That is the tomorrow Veralto is creating today. Veralto is a $5B global leader in essential technology solutions made up of over 16,000 associates across our Water Quality and Product Identification segments all united by a powerful purpose: Safeguarding the World’s Most Vital Resources.

We offer:

We value our team members and prioritize their well-being. When you join us, you'll enjoy the following benefits:

  • Benefits starting Day 1 including medical/dental/vision, 401k with company matching

  • Annual Performance Based Bonuses

  • Lots of independence with a seriously supportive team and manager !

  • Comprehensive training that includes on-the-job mentorship through more senior coworkers.

About the Role:

Are you a strong team player with a passion for the environment and environmental regulations? We are on the search for an Environmental Technician who will play a crucial part in our Environmental Health & Safety department, based in Ames, Iowa. You'll be responsible for diligently adhering to protocols for managing hazardous and nonhazardous waste, overseeing the testing, treatment, and discharge of process water to the City of Ames water treatment plant, and excelling in handling chemical spill cleanups. Your ability to step in with a sense of urgency to help production with operational needs will be highly valued. The successful candidate will have a background in Environmental Regulations, is familiar with the metric system, and has any previous experience using various types of hand tools, pumps, or other laboratory instrumentation!

If you are looking to jump into a dynamic position where you can learn and grow your career, while making an impact, we are eager to speak with you!

In this role, a typical day will look like:

  • Collect, consolidate, handle, and ship hazardous, non-hazardous, and universal wastes in accordance with Hach’s Hazardous Waste Management Program. This also includes routine periodic onsite inspections of approved or pending hazardous Waste vendors.

  • Follow established program to comply with Hach’s pretreatment agreement with the City of Ames Water and Pollution Control Department. This would include daily analysis of process water, approved treatment of process water, and discharge of process water.

  • Assist the plant Environmental Health & Safety team with tasks and other duties as assigned

Are you qualified?

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent, at least two courses in college level chemistry; or 3+ years’ experience working in hazardous waste management and/or lab experience ideal

  • Associates degree in Environmental, Safety and Health or Certified Environmental Safety Health Tech highly desired

  • Valid Driver License required

· The below range reflects the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future. An associate’s position within the salary range will be based on several factors, including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs.

· The compensation range for this role is $25-$30 hr. This job is also eligible for bonus pay .

· We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

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The below range reflects the range of possible compensation for this role at the time of this posting. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range. This range may be modified in the future. An associate’s position within the salary range will be based on several factors, including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, shift, travel requirements, sales or revenue-based metrics, any collective bargaining agreements, and business or organizational needs.

The compensation range for this role is $25.00 - $30.00 USD per hour. This job is also eligible for Bonus Pay.

We offer a comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

Veralto Corporation and all Veralto Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

The EEO posters are available here (https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ofccp/posters) .

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@veralto.com to request accommodation.

Unsolicited Assistance

We do not accept unsolicited assistance from any headhunters or recruitment firms for any of our job openings. All resumes or profiles submitted by search firms to any employee at any of the Veralto companies (https://www.veralto.com/our-companies/) , in any form without a valid, signed search agreement in place for the specific position, approved by Talent Acquisition, will be deemed the sole property of Veralto and its companies. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Veralto and its companies because of the unsolicited referral.

Veralto and all Veralto Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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