Environmental Specialist I in Austin, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 7/28/2020

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    Austin, TX
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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

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

•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