Environmental Specialist I in Austin, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 7/28/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/28/2020

Job Description

Environmental Specialist I



Job Summary: 
This position provides specialized transportation and disposal services to our clients. Responsibilities include manifesting, packaging, spill response, labeling, loading/unloading, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

•Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
•Manifesting, packaging, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading, and assisting coordinating of transportation.
•Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing/potential challenges.
•Follow all compliance, health & safety, and procedures in accordance with Veolia and customer policies.
•Become familiar with all U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Veolia and customer regulations required in submitting paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous waste.

****This position involves over the road driving and overnight stays to support client sites across the region. 



Job Requirements

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 & DOT Certification
•Knowledge of RCRA preferred
•Valid Drivers License
•Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement preferred

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