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Operations Supervisor - Austin in Austin, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary:
Responsible for supervising and scheduling day-to-day operational activities to include troubleshooting, health, safety, and environmental compliance issues and policies, quality assurance/control, determining cost of supplies versus labor, provide technical expertise on operational modifications, hiring and training of subordinates, etc. 
Assist immediate supervisor in the annual preparation of goals versus forecasted budgeted allowances as well as conducting special exploratory assignments

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Enforces all compliance, health and safety policies and procedures in accordance with departmental and regional requirements.
    • Oversee compliance with all OSHA, EPA, DOT, and all other governmental regulations.
    • Attends and arranges for all required training courses.   
    • Oversees operation of all equipment including maintenance to ensure optimum utilization. 
    • Assists with the training of team members to ensure appropriate performance standards within the various functional areas of the site.
    • Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting alternative solutions to existing and/or potential problems.

Job Requirements

  • BS in Chemistry or related science discipline or equivalent work experience required
  • 4 to 6 years of hazardous waste experience preferred

  • HAZWOPER Certification

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
    • Extensive knowledge in the following areas: DOT, EPA, TSCA, and OSHA
    • Knowledge of site capabilities and limitations prior to treatment and/or shipping hazardous & non-hazardous waste materials to ensure efficient disbursement and storage.

  • Computer proficient
  • Strong team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills

  • Ability to create & prepare reports as necessary


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