Project Manager (HAZMAT) in Philadelphia, PA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 12/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Veolia is the global leader in optimized resource management. With over 163,000 employees worldwide,Veolia designs and provides water, waste and energy management solutions that contribute to the sustainable development of communities and industries.
Project Manager
Philadelphia, PA
$60k - $70k target bonus
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k Vacation
Job Summary:
Under the guided direction of the Operations Manager, the Project Manager 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 responsibilities 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Act as working lead with work teams(s) by assigning work activities to team members.
• Complies with all applicable governmental regulations, and VES-TS policies and procedures.
• Recognize and act on opportunities to increase value added services that benefit customers.
• Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing and/or potential problems.
• Comply and enforce all compliance, health and safety, and procedures according to departmental procedures.
• Ensure completion and accuracy of all DOT/EPA and VES-TS regulations required in submitting paperwork


Job Requirements

• BS in Chemistry or BA/BS in related science discipline or equivalent work experience required
• 5 to 7 years of hazardous waste experience required
• 1 to 2 years of supervisory experience preferred
• A valid Driver’s License is required
• Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License (Class A or B) is required.
• Must be able to obtain 40-hour HAZWOPER Training. Training provided.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
• Knowledge of disposal capabilities and limitations prior to shipping waste materials to ensure efficient disbursement and storage.
• Computer proficiency
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
• Strong customer service orientation
• Possess ability to follow through on projects to completion.
• Complete knowledge and understanding of contract provisions and terms.
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills
• Ability to create & prepare reports as necessary
• Ability to perform customer job walks and communicate project estimates for competitive bids