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Demolition / Abatement Worker

The Demolition / Abatement Worker job duties may require some or all of the following :

  • Assembles scaffolding and seals off work area, using plastic sheeting and duct.
  • Positions mobile decontamination unit or portable showers at entrance of work.
  • Positions portable air evacuation and filtration system inside work area.
  • Cuts and scrapes asbestos, mold or paint from surfaces, using knife. 
  • Assists in demolition and deconstruction activities of buildings.
  • Shovels asbestos, mold or paint into plastic disposal bags and seals bags, using duct tape.
  • Cleans work area of loose asbestos, mold or paint, using vacuum, broom etc.
  • Places asbestos, mold or paint in disposal bags and seals bags, using duct tape, loads bags.
  • Cleans and maintains tools, sampling equipment and lab.
  • Responsible for keeping site and grounds clean.
  • Picks up necessary supplies and tools from warehouse.
  • Loads and unloads scrap materials into trucks.
  • Performs work safely in accordance with departmental safety procedures and operates equipment safely. Reports any unsafe work condition or practice to management.
  • Performs other related and non-related duties as needed.




High school Graduate or GED; Valid Washington Driver's License. Prior work experience in an industrial/mechanical or asbestos, mold or lead based paint abatement / removal setting highly desirable. Operating or working alongside backhoe, forklift or related material handling equipment experience also highly desirable.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of basic construction and maintenance techniques and practices concerning asbestos, mold or lead based paint removal or demolition and deconstruction operations; Ability to use cutting torches. Ability to operate construction equipment & tools. Ability to lift 30 lbs. unaided, stand and climb on ladders, roofs and uneven / unstable surfaces. Ability to follow oral instructions promptly and accurately; Ability to work in disagreeable conditions; Ability to perform strenuous physical labor; Ability to work as an effective team member. Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships; Ability to complete projects in a timely manner.

Work Environment

Work is performed primarily in an outside environment or in industrial building areas. There is exposure to high equipment noise, chemical fumes, and potential electric and machinery hazards. Field conditions outdoors are varying weather conditions, with varying low to high equipment noise; walking on changing ground surfaces; and there is some driving in various weather conditions.

Special Requirements

Aptitude and ability to complete both Asbestos Worker Certified Training and Air Monitoring Training. Possession of a valid Washington driver’s license. Subject to drug screen at any time and without notice. Take pre-employment and annual physical examinations certifying ability to perform the essential job functions.

Additional Information

Job Type: Full-time
Experience: Entry Level

Contact Information

Name: Sara Keough
Phone: 1-509-535-1515
Email: [email protected]

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695 N Legacy Ridge Dr #200
Liberty Lake, WA 99019
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