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Project Manager in Vancouver, WA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/28/2018

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Job Description

About Us
Veolia North America. With nearly 200,000 employees worldwide, be part of a team that provides water, environmental and energy management solutions that contribute directly to the sustainable development and competitiveness of people, businesses and industry. The Vancouver office provides in-plant, labpacking and LTL services. Typically operations include 10-day management, packaging, transporting hazardous wastes and consolidating shipments to treatment facilities.

Summary
     Responsible for supervising a team(s) of field employees in providing services to clients that result in the safe disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.  Coordinates subcontractors and field personnel within the job specifications and regulatory guidelines.  Provides guidance and training to all field service employees.  Works closely with the Account Manager and Operations Manager in preparing project estimates, proposals, and contract preparation.  Conducts job walks and attends necessary pre-bid meetings. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manages team(s) including hiring, evaluating, and disciplinary actions.   
  • 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 with and enforce all compliance, health and safety, and procedures in accordance with departmental procedures.
  • Ensure completion and accuracy of all DOT/EPA and VES-TS regulations required in submitting paperwork.
  • Ensure completion of all mandatory training courses as required by OSHA as well as updated refresher courses instituted by the company.
  • Oversees the operation and maintenance of all equipment to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.


Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
•         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 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
•         Strong knowledge and understanding of basic chemistry and hazards of chemicals

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

Job Requirements

Qualifications

  • BS in Chemistry or BA in related science discipline or equivalent work experience required
  • 5 years of hazardous waste experience required
  • Valid Drivers License and ability to obtain a CDL Class A or B. Ability to travel as needed.


Benefits:
At Veolia, you’ll find excellent rewards and benefits, along with the chance to make a difference in our world. We offer exceptional career-development opportunities as well as the potential to work in other destinations where our organization has a presence.
 
In addition to an exciting, dynamic workplace, here are some of the benefits we offer:
•         Medical, dental and vision insurance
•         Life and AD&D insurance
•         Long- and short-term disability insurance
•         Flexible benefit plans
•         Voluntary group legal
•         Adoption reimbursement
•         College-savings plan
•         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•         Tuition reimbursement
•         Employer matched 401(k) plan
•         Paid time off to include vacation, holidays, sick and personal
•         Employee referral program
•         Incentive bonus programs
•         Domestic and international mobility opportunities

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We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

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