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Environmental Specialist - Dallas, TX in Dallas, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Dallas, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/16/2018

Job Description

Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled. 
We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America. 

Our Gulf Coast branch provides services for our customers located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Within the Gulf Coast branch, Veolia operates a hazardous waste incinerator in Port Arthur, TX, a service center in Baytown, TX and a service center in College Park, GA. The Gulf Coast branch offers the following services: Lab Chemical Services, On-Site Services, Transportation, Household Hazardous Waste, Reactive Chemicals, Remediation, Training Services, Specialty Services, Drum Management, Incineration, Fuels Blending, Recycling and Radioactive Waste Management.

Job Summary: 
This position provides specialized transportation and disposal services to our clients. Responsibilities include manifesting, packaging, spill response, labeling, loading/unloading, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
•Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
•Manifesting, packaging, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading, and coordinating transportation.
•Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing/potential problems.
•Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with VES-TS policies.
•Become familiar with all U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and VES-TS regulations required in submitting paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous waste.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Responsible for assisting with housekeeping as required.
• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:
•High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
•Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred

Certification/Licenses:
•40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
•Valid Drivers License
•Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

•Strong team player
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
•Strong customer service orientation
•Computer proficiency
•Ability to follow through on assignments.

Benefits:
At Veolia, you’ll find excellent rewards and benefits, along with the chance to make a difference in our world. We offer exceptional career-development opportunities as well as the potential to work in other destinations where our organization has a presence.
 
In addition to an exciting, dynamic workplace, here are some of the benefits we offer:
•         Medical, dental and vision insurance
•         Life and AD&D insurance
•         Long- and short-term disability insurance
•         Flexible benefit plans
•         Voluntary group legal
•         Adoption reimbursement
•         College-savings plan
•         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•         Tuition reimbursement
•         Employer matched 401(k) plan
•         Paid time off to include vacation, holidays, sick and personal
•         Employee referral program
•         Incentive bonus programs
•         Domestic and international mobility opportunities
•         Vacation
•         Holidays
•         Sick days
         Personal days

Veolia is an equal opportunity employer.