Utility Fumigation Specialist
Philadelphia, PA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Whether you are importing or exporting produce, pallets or logs, we have licensed fumigation experts at major seaports and inland locations across the U.S. The work of providing high quality fumigation services aligns with the broader Ecolab Mission to take on some of the world's most meaningful challenges, helping customers achieve clean water, safe food, abundant energy and healthy environments.

What's in it For You:

  • The ability to make an impact and shape your career with a growing company that is passionate about protecting the world's vital resources

  • Abundantadvancementopportunities within the Pest Division and across broader Ecolab

  • This position offerspaid trainingand assistance to obtain all necessary licenses

  • Eligible forbenefits DAY 1of employment for you and your eligible family members - Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match and Pension

  • Work collaboratively in aphysically activeenvironment with a team of fumigation experts

What You Will Do:

In this role you will be trained appropriately to perform the following duties:

  • Assist with the complete fumigation process, including but not limited to sealing, tarping, introduction of fumigant, conducting fume readings, and aerating/de-gassingfacilities

  • Use hand-held gas monitoring equipment to conduct readings

  • Read, understand, follow labels, and MSDS forms for hazardous chemicals used during services provided

  • Effectively communicate with customers as needed

  • Inspect, maintain, and utilize Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) properly

  • Follow proper safetyprotocolsincludingOSHA mandatedand customerspecified guidelines

  • Other duties as assigned by the District Manager or Master Fumigator II

Position Details:

This is a field-based position and may require travel to the following cities and surrounding areas:

Philadelphia, PA

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable motor vehicle record

  • Abilityto obtainrequiredfumigation certifications and licensespursuant to country or state/local laws

  • Anticipate 50% or more overnight travel for business during peak season

  • Must be able to work an overnight shift as needed

  • Willingness to be on-call during off work hours and weekends as necessary

  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, verbally and in writing

  • Must pass a background check

  • Immigration sponsorship not available for this role

Physical Demands:

  • Must have the ability lift, push, pull, and carry up to 70 pounds chest high

  • Must be able to work in a variety of conditions to include confined spaces, damp and/or dusty locations, freezing and/or hot conditions

  • Must be able to physically perform the essential duties of the position which includes the ability to sit, stand, walk, climb, carry, bend, kneel, crawl, reach, pull, talk, and hear

  • Must be capable of wearing a respirator

  • Must be able to pass a drug screen and physical exam

  • This is a full-time position with an expected workweek of 40 or more hours.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to understand product labels, compute and mix accurate concentrations of chemicals, and follow all label requirements

  • Ability to use all equipment involved infumigationmanagement services, including electronic devices for recording and reporting data

  • Computer Skills: database software (including industry-specific software), company network-based and "cloud"-based applications, smart phones, Microsoft Office, and other electronic devices used to access information and enter data

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Ecolab, we believe the best teams are diverse and inclusive, and we are on a journey to create a workplace where every associate can grow and achieve their best. We are committed to fair and equal treatment of associates and applicants. We recruit, hire, promote, transfer and provide opportunities for advancement on the basis of individual qualifications and job performance. In all matters affecting employment, compensation, benefits, working conditions, and opportunities for advancement, we will not discriminate against any associate or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, creed, national origin, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expressions, genetic information, marital status, age, disability, or status as a covered veteran.

In addition, we are committed to furthering the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) through Affirmative Action (AA). Our goal is to fully utilize minority, female, disabled and covered veteran individuals at all levels of the workforce. Ecolab is a place where you can grow your career, own your future and impact what matters.

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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