Environmental Specialist in Fremont, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 5/25/2023

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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

Job Description

Hourly Pay a minimum of $25.00 to a maximum of $29.00


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:  
The candidate would be responsible for non-supervisory tasks on hazardous and non-hazardous waste work projects. The position requires daily local travel, overnight stays, and extended work hours.

Primary Duties/responsibilities: 

  • 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.


    Education / Experience / Background: 

    • High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required 
    • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred 
    • Prior work experience in the hazardous waste/related industry preferred 

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: 

    • Strong communication/customer service skills as well as computer skills to track/log all of the materials being transported
    • 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, overnight stays, and extended work hours.

    Required Certification / Licenses / Training: 

    • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification preferred
    • Class A or B CDL with Hazmat endorsement preferred

    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.