Project Lead in Creedmoor, NC at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/1/2023

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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

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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.  


Under the guided direction of the Project Manager or Operations Manager, the Project Lead is responsible for leading and coordinating the activities of a team of assigned field employees that may include but is not limited to Environmental Specialists, Field Services Supervisors, Drivers, Heavy Equipment Operators, Material Handlers and subcontractors. Under the direction of his/her direct manager, the incumbent has the primary responsibility to provide services to clients that result in the safe disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials per established customer job specifications, company policy, safety compliance, and regulatory guidelines. This position may routinely assist with the planning and preparation of project estimates, proposals, and contracts and may work at a customer site, branch location, or in the field.


1. Act as working lead with work teams(s) by assigning work activities to team members.

2. Complies with all applicable governmental regulations, and VES-TS policies and procedures.

3. Recognize and act on opportunities to increase value added services that benefit customers.

4. Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing and/or potential problems.

5. Comply and enforce all compliance, health and safety, and procedures according to departmental procedures.

6. Ensure completion and accuracy of all DOT/EPA and VES-TS regulations required in submitting paperwork.

7. Oversees the operation and maintenance of all equipment to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.

8. Other duties as assigned.


Education / Experience / Background:

● BS in Chemistry or BA in a related science discipline or equivalent work experience required

● 5 to 7 years of hazardous waste experience required

● 1 to 2 years of project management experience preferred

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

● Knowledge of disposal capabilities and limitations prior to shipping waste materials to ensure efficient disbursement and storage.

● Computer proficient in windows, word, excel, and access or other company programs

● Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

● Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines, simultaneous tasks, and multiple projects/people as necessary

● Strong customer service orientation

● Possess the ability to follow through on projects to completion.

● Complete knowledge and understanding of contract provisions and terms.

● Ability to create & prepare reports as necessary

● Strong knowledge and understanding of basic chemistry and the hazards of chemicals

● Strong knowledge of 40 and 49 CFR and frequently used citations

● Must be able to effectively participate in projects involving environmental matters with other support staff and make recommendations to supervisors.

● Responsible, in coordination with Project Manager, for conducting staff analysis necessary to accomplish projects with assigned customers to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies as well as applicable federal, state, and local agencies

● Under guided direction, the incumbent is responsible for reviewing and analyzing legislation, environmental documents, and environmental regulations that may impact the District.

Required Certification / Licenses / Training

Additional Information

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


As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

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.