Environmental Specialist -Henderson, CO in Henderson, CO at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/8/2021

Job Snapshot

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    Henderson, CO
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Job Description

Veolia helps customers in the industrial, commercial and governmental sectors safely manage waste and treat, recycle and dispose of hazardous and regulated wastes. As one of the largest waste service companies in the world, Veolia is able to offer global expertise and integrated services in waste recovery, cleaning, energy and water sectors.
Environmental Specialist
Henderson, CO
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Tuition Reimbursement
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Sample waste streams and unknown containers according to prescribed policies and procedures.
  • Classification, segregation, packaging, labeling, loading, unloading, manifesting, transportation, placarding and small remedial activities such as decontamination work, use of hand tools for spill clean-up/small remediation projects.
  • 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 and pertaining to the transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
  • Perform daily inspections of vehicle and/or trailer prior to driving to ensure safety and integrity of equipment.
  • Ensure that DOT requirements such as vehicle weight limits, driver log books, vehicle inspection records, transportation permits, special permits, insurance cards, registration, fuel trip reports, IFTA fuel stickers, or other paperwork is up-to-date and valid.
  • Notify immediate supervisor and transportation manager of any moving violations and/or accidents in-route to and/or from project site.  Notify immediate supervisor of any spills, breaks, first aid, accidents, or near misses that happen while on a job site or while on duty.


Job Requirements

•BS in Chemistry or BA in related science discipline or equivalent work experience required
•2 to 4 years of hazardous waste experience required
•Supervisory experience preferred

•Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
•40-hour HAZWOPER Training
•Environmental Specialist III Competency Test

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
•Strong team player, motivator, mentor, and trainer
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines and simultaneous tasks
•Strong customer service orientation
•Computer proficient in windows, word, excel, and e-mail at a minimum
•Ability to follow through on assignments
•Good knowledge and understanding of basic chemistry and hazards of chemicals
•Strong knowledge of 40 and 49 CFR and frequently used citations

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.