Brownfield Job Training Program

Brownfield Job Training Program: Environmental Field Technician. The Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board’s Brownfield Job Training Program is funded by the Environmental Protection Agency. This eight-week training program is available to men and women in the Northwest Regional Area. The training offered under this program is a 40 hour per week, 8 week curriculum of instruction in the following: OSHA / EPA laws and regulations; OSHA Hazwoper Training; Underground / above ground storage tank removal; Blood-borne pathogens; OSHA hazard communications; Hazardous material handling; Confined space entry; Safety awareness in work environment; Personal protective equipment and respirators; Lead and asbestos abatement; and RCA / DOT hazardous and non-hazardous waste generation.


Program Requirements:

  • MUST: Be an adult at least 18 years of age
  • MUST: Have a GED with a 9th grade reading level, or
  • High School Diploma
  • MUST: Show Birth Certificate and SS
  • MUST: Be able to lift 40 lbs, pass drug test and physical 
  • MUST: Have a valid CT driver's license and transportation

The anticipated training offered under this program is 40 hours per week, 6 week curriculum of instruction in the following:

  • OSHA / EPA laws and regulations; 
  • OSHA Hazwoper Training;
  • Underground / above ground storage tank removal;
  • Blood–bourn pathogens;
  • OSHA hazard communications; 
  • Hazardous material handling;
  • Confined space entry; 
  • Safety awareness in work environment;
  • Personal protective equipment and respirators; 
  • Lead and asbestos abatement;
  • RCRA / DOT hazardous and non-hazardous waste generation


FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION INFORMATION CONTACT:

Joe Diorio or Larry DeVito: 203-574-6971 ext. 434 or 461
Northwest Regional Workforce Investment Board
249 Thomaston Ave
Waterbury, CT 06702


Funded by:
The Environmental Protection Agency