Environmental Specialist - Hazardous Material (On-Site) in Creedmoor, NC at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/13/2023

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Company Description

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 230,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021.

Job Description

Essential responsibilities and duties:

 Manage hazardous and chemical waste programs for clients onsite following the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and other state and federal government agencies regulations

 Execute onsite support services for the entire life-cycle of hazardous materials management programs at client sites by performing chemical inventories, segregating chemicals, and shipping waste off-site

 Characterize, consolidate, pack, and ship hazardous waste for clients per RCRA, DOT, and Veolia guidelines/regulations

 Implement and follow customer SOPs, as well as, make adjustments through customer processes to accurately reflect the process.

 Perform and document environmental health and safety audits for clients in their facilities and laboratories

 Adhere to Veolia and its clients & Health and Safety Practices, as well as, establish a Safety Culture.

 Interaction with client and client subcontractors in a professional manner.

 Tracking and verification of reporting personnel's time.

 Respond to chemical spill emergencies by managing the containment, clean up, and disposal of hazardous materials

 Ability to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment as needed.

 Proficiency in the use of Windows, Microsoft Office, as well as, Google business platforms

 Overtime and some weekend work is expected as needed.

 Understanding and following oral and written instructions,/procedures

 Establishing work plans and schedules for personnel and subcontractors.


 BS/BA in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or Safety and Occupational Health preferred, but all majors are welcome to apply. Experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

 Ability to work as a member of a team as well as an individual

 Leadership experience/potential

 Supervisory experience

 Strong communication, problem-solving, and relationship-building skills

 3+ years in the hazardous waste industry characterizing, profiling, containerization of materials, lab packing, shipping, as well as, completing all required regulatory paperwork for shipment and disposal of non-hazardous &hazardous materials & wastes.

Preferred Skills:

 Demonstrated knowledge of RCRA and requirements relating to the identification of waste and generator inspections.

 Completion of 40-Hour OSHA HAZWOPER

 CPR and First Aid Training

 Commercial Driver’s License

 Experience in a customer service environment

Additional Information

VNA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. VNA’s practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, training, discipline, and termination shall not be based on any person’s sex, race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group status as defined by applicable law.  VNA gives fair consideration to all qualified individuals and affords all employees and applicants opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities without regard to membership in any applicable protected category. No opportunity for hire, advancement or any other condition of employment will be diminished through unlawful discriminatory practices.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.