Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
Also called: Asbestos Abatement Worker, Decontamination / Decommissioning Operator (D & D Operator), Radiological Control and Safety Technician, Waste Handling Technician
In the Army: Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Specialist
In the Coast Guard: CWO - Ordnance, Aviation; LDO - Ordnance, Aviation; Sonar Technician (Surface); Special Warfare Operator
In the Marine Corps: Hazardous Material/Hazardous Waste (HM/HW) Staff Noncommissioned Officer/Noncommissioned Officer
In the Navy: CWO - Ordnance, Aviation; LDO - Ordnance, Aviation; Sonar Technician (Surface); Special Warfare Operator
- Comply with prescribed safety procedures or federal laws regulating waste disposal methods.
- Record numbers of containers stored at disposal sites, specifying amounts or types of equipment or waste disposed.
- Drive trucks or other heavy equipment to convey contaminated waste to designated sea or ground locations.
Math and Science
Engineering and Technology
Education and Training
Arts and Humanities
Ideas and Logic
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
Word processing software
New job opportunities are likely in the future.
per year, on average
This work is part of the green economy.