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Field Operations Supervisor - Austin in Austin, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

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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.
We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America.

Our Gulf Coast branch provides services for our customers located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Within the Gulf Coast branch, Veolia operates a hazardous waste incinerator in Port Arthur, TX, a service center in Baytown, TX and a service center in College Park, GA. The Gulf Coast branch offers the following services: Lab Chemical Services, On-Site Services, Transportation, Household Hazardous Waste, Reactive Chemicals, Remediation, Training Services, Specialty Services, Drum Management, Incineration, Fuels Blending, Recycling and Radioactive Waste Management.

Job Summary:
Responsible for overseeing the field operations activities and coordinating the day-to-day job activities of the team. This position provides transportation and disposal services to our clients. Responsibilities include manifesting, packaging, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading & coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. Provides training and guidance to others.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Leads teams in the packing, labeling, manifesting and shipping hazardous waste from the customer(s) site to appropriate disposal centers.
• Comply and enforce all compliance, health and safety, and procedures in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
• Recognize and act on opportunities to increase value added services to customers. Maintain professional & courteous communications with internal and external customers on a daily basis.
• Knowledge of disposal site capabilities and limitations prior to shipping waste materials in ensure efficient disbursement and storage.
• Ensure completion and accuracy of all DOT/EPA and Veolia regulations required in submitting paperwork to expedite the disposal of hazardous waste materials.
• Complete all mandatory training courses as required by OSHA as well as update refresher courses instituted by the company.
• Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness to complete project(s) in a timely manner.
• Assists in the training of lower level field personnel
• Performs general house cleaning duties and maintains a clean, organized and safe work area. Complies with all prescribed safety procedures and regulations. Reports all incidents and accidents. Works safely and wears appropriate PPE for task.
• Moves material within the facility using appropriate equipment such as hand trucks, pallet trucks, forklifts, golf cart, etc. Must also be able to do some heavy lifting (up to 70lbs).
• Performs spill cleanup as well as participate in remediation projects in and out of the work area.

Job Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience required
• 2 to 4 years of hazardous waste experience required
• Supervisory experience preferred

• 40-hour HAZWOPER Training

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
• Computer proficiency
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
• Strong customer service orientation
• Knowledge and understanding of contract terms and possess ability to follow through to completion.
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills