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Environmental Specialist I in Fremont, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Fremont, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Environmental Technician Site Services job Description
Role of this position at client’s site is to work with multiple on-site customers in order to maintain integrity and compliance in regards to all hazardous waste operations at site. Daily “waste collection” rounds, ensuring compliance with all local, state and federally mandated regulations, and other functions as requested by client. Typical tasks are as follows:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
  •  Ability to operate company vehicle, pick-up truck in order to mobilize to and from multiple customer sites in the Bay Area over the course of a day and week.
  •  Manifesting, packaging, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading, and coordinating transportation.
  •  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.
  • Sorting and labeling of waste materials for disposal.
  • Maintain accurate hazardous waste inspection records.
  • Manage all excess site materials.
  • Solvent line and tank monitoring.
  • Manage precious metals solution/materials reclaim.
  • Decontamination of excess or scrap equipment.
  • Disposal of excess or scrap equipment.
  • Manage battery and light bulb disposal.
  • Epoxy and solder debris collection.
  • Collect and transport hazardous waste on site to the Hazardous Waste Shed.
  • The collection and removal of all hazardous materials from designated Satellite Accumulations locations.
  •  Rinsing of chemical bottles and other misc. containers.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED)  required
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with
  • Hazardous (H) endorsement 

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
•         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.

Veolia is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V