Utility Fumigation Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Tacoma, WA


$2000 Hiring Bonus

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.

There is a Hiring and Retention Bonus offered for this position! Bonuses will be paid in two (2) payments; $1000 to be paid after your 60th day of employment with Ecolab and a $1000 retention bonus to be paid after 6-months of employment with Ecolab. Both the sign-on and retention bonuses are considered taxable income and all regular payroll taxes will be withheld.

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

  • Abundant advancement opportunities within the Pest Division and across broader Ecolab

  • This position offers paid training and assistance to obtain all necessary licenses

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

  • Work collaboratively in a physically 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-gassing?facilities

  • 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 safety?protocols?including?OSHA mandated?and customer?specified 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:

Tacoma, WA or Olympia, WA or Longview, WA

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

  • Ability?to obtain?required?fumigation certifications and licenses?pursuant 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 in?fumigation?management 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


Ecolab strives to provide comprehensive and market-competitive benefits to meet the needs of our associates and their families. Click here to see our benefits.

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US Federal Covid-19 Vaccine Mandate
Due to legal requirements applicable to federal contractors, applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated (i.e., 14 days past the final dose of a COVID-19 vaccine regimen) and provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date unless a religious or medical accommodation is requested by the applicant and approved by Ecolab.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
Ecolab will provide reasonable accommodation (such as a qualified sign language interpreter or other personal assistance) with our application process upon request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require accommodation assistance in this application process, please call Ecolab Recruiting Support at (866) 841-6682 for assistance.

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.

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