Environmental Specialist I in San Diego, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 9/16/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/16/2020

Job Description

Veolia San Diego Field Services Center operates as a 10-day Transportation Facility. Veolia San Diego maintains a fleet of commercial vehicles in addition to highly trained and qualified project managers, field technicians, and drivers to meet and exceed customer’s expectations. Veolia offers the following services: transportation and disposal of hazardous/industrial waste, on site waste management programs, labpacking of lab chemicals, bulking wastes, household hazardous waste events, and environmental/safety consulting.

We look for employees that seek opportunities to learn, grow, and advance. At Veolia, there are many opportunities to grow with our company and we strongly support promotions from within. 

The candidate would be responsible for non-supervisory tasks on hazardous and non-hazardous waste work projects. Responsibilities include manifesting, packaging, waste profiling, spill response, decontamination operations, vacuum projects, waste handling, labeling, loading/unloading, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. This is a hands on position which requires strong communication/customer service skills as well as computer skills to track/log all of the materials being transported and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Ability to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment as needed. Ability to multi task and be self-sufficient. The position requires daily local travel, possible overnight stays, and extended work hours.

Environmental Specialist I (Hazardous Waste Technician)
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:
Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

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.


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

Veolia is an equal opportunity employer.