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. May operate earth-moving equipment or trucks.
Median Annual Wage: $38,520
Education: Less than high school diploma (26%); High school diploma or equivalent (25%); Post-secondary certificate (20%)
Projected Growth: Average (8% to 14%)
Related Job Titles: Asbestos Abatement Worker; Waste Handling Technician; Field Technician; Hazmat Technician (Hazardous Materials Technician); Site Worker; Decontamination / Decommissioning Operator (D & D Operator); Abatement Worker; Asbestos Hazard Abatement Worker; Asbestos Remover; Asbestos Worker