Environmental Specialist I at Veolia North America in San Diego, California

Posted in Engineering 16 days ago.

Job Description:

Environmental Specialist I (Hazardous Waste Technician)
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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
Manifesting, packaging, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading, and coordinating transportation.
Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing/potential problems.
Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with VES-TS policies.
Become familiar with all U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and VES-TS regulations required in submitting paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous waste.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
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.

High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred

40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
Valid Drivers License

Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement

Veolia is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.