Environmental Specialist in Fremont, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Fremont, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/16/2021

Job Description

Environmental Specialist- Onsite Services
Role of the ESI position at client’s site is to work with multiple on-site customers in order to maintain integrity and  compliance in regards to all hazardous waste operations at site. Daily “waste collection” rounds, ensuring  compliance with all local, state and federally mandated regulations, and other functions as requested by client.  Typical tasks are as follows
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
∙ Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures. 
∙ Ability to operate company vehicle, pick-up truck in order to mobilize to and from multiple customer sites in  the Bay Area over the course of a day and week. 
∙ 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. 
∙ Safe transportation of waste from satellite accumulation areas to the main 90-day storage area. 
∙ Distribute adequate materials and supplies to ensure uninterrupted site productivity. ∙ Reports hazardous spills to the safety officer in accordance with state regulations.  
∙ Performs or assists with clean up after major spills of biohazards, chemical or radioactive materials, during  standard shift hours.  
∙ Maintain supplies for all on site Veolia technician’s equipment and PPE necessary for uninterrupted waste  handling and processing. 
∙ Management of Universal Waste packaging, pickup points and disposal. 
∙ Properly package and label all Veolia managed waste streams for satellite storage areas.  ∙ Monitor stored radioactive waste for radioactivity in the storage area in support of a low level program as  required. 
∙ Perform weekly inspections of all satellite accumulation areas (SAA) and 90 –day waste storage area (WSA) ∙ Perform weekly/monthly inspections of safety showers/eyewash stations as required.

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 

 
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.