Environmental Specialist in Albuquerque, NM at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/26/2023

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About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste, and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting, and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website www.veolianorthamerica.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. 


This position provides specialized transportation, decontamination and disposal services to our clients for the safe handling and management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Responsibilities include classification, segregation, packaging, labeling, profiling, manifesting, loading/unloading, placarding, spill response, area decontamination, sampling, and transportation while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations.


  • Classification, segregation, packaging, labeling, loading, unloading, manifesting, transportation, and placarding.
  • Sample waste streams and unknown containers according to prescribed policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing or potential problems.
  • Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with VES-TS policies.
  • Become familiar with, and able to research, U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and relatable regulations required in submitting paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous waste and non-hazardous materials.
  • Perform continuous 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, IFTA fuel stickers, or other paperwork is up-to-date and valid.
  • Perform small remedial activities such as decontamination work that involves the use of various equipment, tool and protection equipment.
  • Ability to obtain site specific training such as MSHA, confined space training, or others depending on customer needs.
  • Perform various facility inspections that include safety and regulatory concerns for Veolia as well as our customers.
  • Utilize various applications to create paperwork, record data, and generate reports.
  • Able to travel to service customers that are not in an immediate proximity to the local office
  • Perform any other relatable task as needed.



  • High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer service orientation
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines and simultaneous tasks
  • Basic computer proficiency in Google and Microsoft Suite applications
  • Ability to perform light physical work for extended periods


  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement

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

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.