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Environmental Specialist - OnSite in Philadelphia, PA at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/23/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Job Type:
    Other
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    4/23/2018

Job Description

Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled.


Environmental Specialist (OnSite Specialist)


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 responsibilities and duties include:
  • Manage hazardous and chemical waste programs for clients onsite following Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and other state and federal government agencies’ regulations
  • Execute onsite support services for the entire lifecycle of a hazardous materials management programs at client sites by performing chemical inventories, segregating chemicals, and shipping waste off-site
  • Characterize, consolidate, pack, and ship hazardous waste for clients per RCRA, DOT and Veolia guidelines/regulations 
  • Implement and follow customer SOP's, as well as, make adjustments through customer process to accurately reflect the process.
  • Perform and document environmental health and safety audits for clients in their facilities and laboratories 
  • Adhere to Veolia and its clients' Health and Safety Practices
  • Respond to chemical spill emergencies by managing the containment, clean up, and disposal of hazardous materials
  • Ability to wear a respirator.
  • Proficiency in the use of Windows, Microsoft Office, as well as, Google business platforms
  • Overtime and some weekend work is expected as needed.
  • Understanding and following oral and written instructions,/procedures
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

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Job Requirements



  • Experience managing hazardous waste is required.

  • BS/BA in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or Safety and Occupational Health preferred, but all majors are welcome to apply.  Experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • Ability to work as a member of a team as well as an individual

  • Leadership experience/potential 

  • Strong communication, problem solving, and relationship building skills

  • Minimum 1-2 years in the hazardous waste industry characterizing, profiling, containerization of materials, labpacking, shipping, as well as, completing all required regulatory paperwork for shipment and disposal of non-hazardous & hazardous materials & wastes. 

  • Demonstrated knowledge of RCRA and requirements relating to the identification of waste and generator inspections.  

  • Completion of 40 Hour OSHA Hazwoper

  • CPR and First Aid Training

  • Commercial Driver’s License

  • Experience in a customer service environment
  • IATA Trained Preferred