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Environmental Specialist I - III in Vancouver, WA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 1/18/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Vancouver, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/18/2019

Job Description

What we do
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.

Job Summary:
This position provides specialized transportation and disposal services to our clients for the safe handling and management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Responsibilities include classification, segregation, packaging, labeling, profiling, manifesting, loading/unloading, placarding, spill response, sampling, and transportation while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•  Sample waste streams and unknown containers according to prescribed policies and procedures.
•  Classification, segregation, packaging, labeling, loading, unloading, manifesting, transportation, placarding and small remedial activities such as decontamination work, use of hand tools for spill clean-up/small remediation projects.
•  Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing/potential problems.
•  Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with VES-TS policies.
•  Become familiar with all U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and VES-TS regulations required in submitting paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous waste and pertaining to the transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
•  Perform daily inspections of vehicle and/or trailer prior to driving to ensure safety and integrity of equipment.
•  Ensure that DOT requirements such as vehicle weight limits, driver log books, vehicle inspection records, transportation permits, special permits, insurance cards, registration, fuel trip reports, IFTA fuel stickers, or other paperwork is up-to-date and valid.
•  Notify immediate supervisor and transportation manager of any moving violations and/or accidents in-route to and/or from project site. Notify immediate supervisor of any spills, breaks, first aid, accidents, or near misses that happen while on a job site or while on duty.

 

Job Requirements






Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
•         Strong team player
•         Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
•         Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines and simultaneous tasks
•         Strong customer service orientation
•         Computer proficient in windows, word, excel, and e-mail at a minimum
•         Ability to follow through on assignments

•         General knowledge and understanding of basic chemistry


Education/Experience:
•         High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
•         Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred
 

Certification/Licenses:
•         40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
•         Valid Drivers License
•         Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement
       

Benefits:
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
Vacation
Holidays
Sick days
Personal days