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Project Manager - Austin in Austin, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 10/1/2018

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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 supervising a team(s) of employees in providing services to clients that result in the safe disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials. Coordinates subcontractors and field personnel within the job specifications and regulatory guidelines. Provides guidance and training to all. Prepares project estimates, proposals, and assists with contract preparation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Manages team(s) including hiring, evaluating, and disciplinary actions.
• Develops quotes for managers on site
• Complies with all applicable governmental regulations, and Veolia’s policies and procedures.
• Recognize and act on opportunities to increase value added services that benefit customers.
• Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing and/or potential problems.
• Comply with and enforce all compliance, health and safety, and procedures in accordance with departmental procedures.
• Ensure completion and accuracy of all DOT/EPA and Veolia’s regulations required in submitting paperwork.
• Ensure completion of all mandatory training courses as required by OSHA as well as updated refresher courses instituted by the company.
• Oversees the operation and maintenance of all equipment to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:
• BS in Chemistry or BA in related science discipline or equivalent work experience required
• 5 to 7 years of hazardous waste experience required
• 1 to 2 years of supervisory experience preferred

Certification/Licenses:
• 40-hour HAZWOPER Training

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
• Knowledge of disposal capabilities and limitations prior to shipping waste materials to ensure efficient disbursement and storage.
• Computer proficiency
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines
• Strong customer service orientation
• Possess ability to follow through on projects to completion.
• Complete knowledge and understanding of contract provisions and terms.
• Strong supervisory and leadership skills
• Ability to create & prepare reports as necessary

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