Environmental Specialist - Onsite in Creedmoor, NC at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 8/8/2020

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    Creedmoor, NC
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    Not Specified
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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)
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.

Job Requirements

Preferred qualifications:
  • 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
  • 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. 

Preferred Skills:
  • 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