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Total Waste Manager in Toronto at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

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Job Description

Oversee the environmental and financial performance of Total Waste and Resource Management Programs at client locations. Responsibilities focus on the proper management of all hazardous and non-hazardous solid wastes at client locations as well as in-plant industrial services. Major emphasis on the creation of cost-saving through the elimination, reduction and recycling of waste.

  • Ensures that all duties are performed in accordance with regulatory standards and company policies governing the proper management of solid and hazardous waste;
  • Identifies and characterizes wastes;
  • Prepares containers for proper TDG shipment;
  • Prepares and signs shipping paperwork including manifests for all shipments of waste;
  • Coordinates scheduling and pickup of waste within Veolia and with third party providers;
  • Coordinates the procurement of necessary waste containers;
  • Communicates with clients, subcontractors and supervisors, any changes or discrepancies in contract and/or subcontract requirements;
  • Ensures that contract and/or subcontract requirements are being met and/or exceeded;
  • Analyzes financial performance of contracts;
  • Coordinates Client “in-plant” waste management systems;
  • Samples and prepares waste material samples for analysis;
  • Tracks manifests returned in 35 days, matches documents, and maintains files;
  • Monitor activities, track waste and cost data and prepare comprehensive reports.  Including:  providing data to customer tracking database as required by client;
  • Provide/Analyze baseline reconciliation as required per contract or more often if needed to manage discrepancies;
  • Assist with preparation of annual budget;
  • Performs and documents waste accumulation area inspections;
  • Develop and implement plans and projects focusing on the reduction, reuse and recycling of waste generated by manufacturing, pollution control and maintenance operations;
  • Analyzes costs/benefits of pollution prevention program;
  • General knowledge of ISO Standards;
  • Continually evaluates markets and third party recyclers to ensure customer is receiving the greatest value for commodity by-products;
  • Support management systems & deliverables focusing on federal and local regulatory compliance standards as well as the plant's Environmental Management policies and procedures dealing with the proper management of waste and the prevention of pollution;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • College/University degree required – in Environmental and/or Chemistry;
  • 1-3 years or work experiences in a related field such as environmental services;
  • Knowledge of Ministry Of Environment Regulations;
  • Knowledge of the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act;
  • Experience in completing Waste Characterizations including sampling, as an asset;
  • Occasionally lift, push or pull up to 30 lbs
  • Able to sit periodically and for extended periods of time, climb ladders/stairs, reach below knees and above shoulders, kneel;
  • Frequent standing, walking, bending, stooping, and ability to reach forward and grasp.

Skills required
  • Great communication;
  • Autonomy and initiative;
  • Ability to prioritize, organize and multi-task ;
  • Professional attitude oriented towards customer satisfaction;
  • Dynamic, interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to persuade and communicate ideas.