Asbestos Leadman - Beaumont
Company: Brock
Location: Beaumont , TX
Category: Management, Skilled & Trades, Construction
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 7/30/2019
JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Leadman possesses all the skills required of a Journeyman and is able to supervise a work crew without direct supervision from a higher level. Supervision in this case comprises instruction on how to do the tasks required of the craft, and does not generally constitute pay, scheduling, or disciplinary decision making.

 

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

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Assembles scaffolding and seals off work area using plastic sheeting and duct tape.
  • Positions mobile decontamination into or portable showers at entrance to work area.
  • Builds connecting walkway between mobile or portable showers and work area, using hand tools, lumber, nails, plastic sheeting, and duct tape. Use hand operated or power-operated tools to remove or encapsulate asbestos containing materials.
  • Spray chemical solution over asbestos-covered surfaces, using tank with attached hose and nozzle, to soften asbestos.
  • Cuts and scrapes asbestos from surfaces, using knife and scraper.
  • Shovels asbestos into plastic disposal bags and seals bags using duct tape. Cleans work area of loose asbestos using vacuum, broom and dustpan.
  • Wears protective clothing and uses a respirator to prevent exposure to airborn asbestos fibers
  • Follows all safety regulations regarding work practices, such as work site preparation, decontamination, and waste disposal
  • Uses encapsulating materials in an appropriate manner.
  • Appropriately position warning signs.
  • Follow proper techniques for minimizing fiber release through the use of wet methods, negative pressure ventilation equipment, high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) vacuums, and proper clean- up and disposal procedures.
  • Safely remove coatings or refuse that may contain hazardous compounds (lead based paint, contaminated soil, etc.) using approved methods.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Work for 8 hours at a time in an environment where temperatures may reach from 0 to 140 degrees, both indoors and outdoors in the sun.
  • Work in an environment in which vibrations and noise are moderate to severe and noise level may require the wearing of hearing protection devices.
  • Work in confined spaces for 4-7 hours per day; stand or walk for long periods.
  • Climb and maintain balance on ladders and scaffolding at extreme heights.
  • Stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  • Lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds often and occasionally up to 100 pounds.
  • Maintain footing on surfaces which are sometimes slippery.
  • See well (naturally or with correction) and distinguish colors. Hear well (naturally or with hearing aid).
  • Use arms and hands to reach for, handle, and feel objects; and coordinate well the use of hands or fingers and eyes.

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS/SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Building and Construction -- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads.
  • Mechanical -- Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Engineering and Technology -- Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
ADDRESS:

Beaumont, TX
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