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Field Chemical Technician in Ottawa at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you a Resourcer?

Veolia helps its customers to improve their energy efficiency, better manage their buildings, their water and wastewater and transform their waste into resources. We do this by finding safe, cost-effective and innovative solutions that we provide to our many clients (companies, garages, hospitals, municipalities, etc.). These make us THE global reference in the environment.
To fully participate in Canada's circular economy, we can count on more than 1250 employees like you! Currently, we are recruiting our next resource person whose role will be:  

Field Chemical Technician in Ottawa, Ontario.

Job Profile

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.

  • Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures
  • Manifest, package, and assist with spill clean-up response and remedial activities,
    labeling, loading, off loading, and coordinating transportation
  • Assist in the loading/unloading of hazardous waste materials at designated sites
    utilizing appropriate equipment such as drum dollies, forklift, etc. to ensure
    transfer of waste in a safe and timely manner
  • Maintain a professional image to clients
  • Answer customer inquiries and suggest solutions to existing/potential problems;
  • Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with
    VNA policies
  • Become familiar with all Transportation of Dangerous Goods, Transport Canada and VNA
    regulations required in submitting paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous
  • Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum
    efficiency and effectiveness
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred
  • Ability to obtain 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
  • Valid Drivers License
  • 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
  • Availability to travel including overnight trips