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Environmental Specialist II Fremont, CA in Fremont, CA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 6/22/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Fremont, CA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Who are we? 
At Veolia, we’re more than the world’s leading provider of environmental solutions - we’re dedicated to customized, cost-effective solutions that reflect best practices, environmental protection and a better quality of life. Veolia’s mission is to resource the world, helping our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. This means improving our clients’ energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. 

Job Summary:
This position provides specialized transportation and disposal services to our clients. Responsibilities include manifesting, packaging, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading & IATA Shipments, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Sample and profile waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
  • Manifesting, packaging, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading & coordinating transportation.
  • Provide Customer Site Service support, including inspections, consolidations, chemical stores delivery, shipping of hazardous chemicals via ground and air transportation.
  • Knowledge of disposal site capabilities and limitations prior to shipment to ensure efficient disbursement and storage.
  • 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.
  • Ensure completion of all paperwork in compliance with U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and VES-TS policies and procedures.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness to completion of project(s) in a timely manner.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

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.


  • High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred
  • Prior work experience in the hazardous waste/related industry required


  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
  • IATA Shipper
  • A valid Drivers License
  • 49 CFR 172.704 
  • Title 22 Waste Generator Training
  • Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement
  • Environmental Specialist II Competency Test

Veolia is an equal opportunity employer.