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ESS : Operations Manager II Austin in Austin, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 9/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:
    9/2/2018

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.
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 managing and supervising all aspects of client services within a geographical area to include health and safety, environmental compliance, variety of services, and the hiring and training of subordinates. Assists in establishing annual goals and objectives and maintains profit and loss ratios in concert with regional objectives. Oversees subcontractor project completion in accordance with regulatory guidelines. Reviews and approves project estimates, proposals, and contracts for existing and/or new accounts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Recognize and act on opportunities to increase value added services to customers.
• Enforce all compliance, health and safety, and procedures in accordance with departmental and regional policies.
• Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing and/or potential problems.
• Oversee compliance with all OSHA, EPA, DOT, and all other governmental regulations.
• Implements all required training courses as required by OSHA, as well as update refresher courses instituted by VES-TS.
• Oversees operation of all equipment including maintenance to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
• Ensures contract compliance and advises accordingly.
• Provide a safe and compliant work environment.

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:
• Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent work experience required
• 5 to 7 years of hazardous waste experience required

Certification/Licenses:
• A valid Drivers License
• 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
• Extensive knowledge in the following areas: DOT, EPA, TSCA, and OSHA.
• Computer proficiency with Microsoft Suite
• Strong team player
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
• Thorough knowledge of disposal site capabilities and limitations prior to shipping hazardous materials to ensure efficient disbursement and storage.
• Strong customer service orientation
• Ability to effectively present information
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills
• Ability to create & prepare reports as necessary

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