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Chemist in Pickering at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/22/2018

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Job Description

About Veolia – We are resourcing the world
We focus on creating a team with a diverse range of talent that operates in a safe, innovative and sustainable environment in order to promote the green economy and build new markets.
The services offered in southwest Ontario includes highly technical and unique offerings supporting Veolia and our commitment to Resourcing the World; including but not limited to non-hazardous and high hazardous wastes, onsite chemical waste inventory & management, identification and labpacking, transportation and treatment services as well as industrial and chemical cleaning. Veolia can provide our clients a single point of contact for all their chemical & waste management, waste water treatment and industrial cleaning needs.

Job Summary

This position provides specialized transportation
and disposal services to our clients. Responsibilities include manifesting,
packaging, spill response, labeling, loading/unloading, coordinatingfederal environmental, health, and safety regulations.
transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and
Primary responsibilities
  • Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures;
  • Manifest, package, and assist with spill clean-up response and remedial activities,
    labeling, loading, off loading, and coordinating transportation;
  • Assist in the loading/unloading of hazardous waste materials at designated sites
    utilizing appropriate equipment such as drum dollies, forklift, etc. to ensure
    transfer of waste in a safe and timely manner;
  • Maintain a professional image to clients;
  • Answer customer inquiries and suggest solutions to existing/potential problems;
  • Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with
    VNA policies;
  • Become familiar with all Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Transport Canada and VNA
    regulations required in submitting paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous
  • Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum
    efficiency and effectiveness;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred;
  • Ability to obtain 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification;
  • Valid Drivers License.

  • Strong team player;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines;
  • Strong customer service orientation;
  • Computer proficiency;
  • Ability to follow through on assignments;
  • Availability to travel including overnight trips.