Environmental Specialist in Flanders, NJ at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/24/2023

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About Veolia

Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. In 2022, with nearly 220,000 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 supplied 79 million people with drinking water and 61 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 48 million metric tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) generated consolidated revenue of €28.508 billion in 2021. www.veolia.com

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Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.   

Position Purpose:  
This position provides specialized hazard determination and consolidation of chemical waste materials. Responsibilities include testing, consolidation, packaging, spill response, labeling, loading/unloading, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations

Primary Duties/responsibilities: 

  • Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
  • Manually open, unpack, and consolidate containers of hazardous materials.
  • Test, consolidate, and provide spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, offloading, and logistics coordination for hazardous materials in a facility setting.
  • Assist in loading/unloading hazardous waste materials at the Flanders facility utilizing appropriate equipment, such as drum dollies, forklifts, etc., to ensure waste transfer safely and on time.
  • Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with VES-TS policies.
  • Become familiar with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and VES-TS regulations.
  • Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Education / Experience / Background: 

  • High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred, but not required
  • Experience with hazardous waste and/or a current CDL is preferred

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: 

  • 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.

Required Certification / Licenses / Training: 

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification (training provided)
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License with Hazardous endorsement 

Additional Information

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. 

Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.