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Environmental Specialist - Richmond

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.
Essential responsibilities and duties include:

Manage hazardous and chemical waste programs for client?s onsite following Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and other state and federal government agencies? regulations
Execute onsite support services for the entire life-cycle of a hazardous materials management programs at client sites by performing chemical inventories, segregating chemicals, and shipping waste off-site
Characterize, consolidate, pack, and ship hazardous waste for clients per RCRA, DOT and Veolia guidelines/regulations
Implement and follow customer SOP's, as well as, make adjustments through customer process to accurately reflect the process.
Perform and document environmental health and safety audits for clients in their facilities and laboratories
Adhere to Veolia and its clients' Health and Safety Practices, as well as, establish a Safety Culture.
Interaction with client and client subcontractors in a professional manner.
Tracking and verification of reporting personnel's time.
Respond to chemical spill emergencies by managing the containment, clean up, and disposal of hazardous materials
The ability to wear a respirator.
Proficiency in the use of Windows, Microsoft Office, as well as, Google business platforms
Overtime and some weekend work is expected as needed.
Understanding and following oral and written instructions,/procedures
Establishing work plans and schedules for personnel and subcontractors.
Valid driver?s license
Ability to lift 50 lbs.
Strong computer skills with database, Microsoft and Google office suites.
BS/BA in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or Safety and Occupational Health preferred, but all majors are welcome to apply. Experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
Ability to work as a member of a team as well as an individual
Leadership experience/potential
Strong communication, problem solving, and relationship building skills
3 years in the hazardous waste industry characterizing, profiling, containerization of materials, lab packing, shipping, as well as, completing all required regulatory
paperwork for shipment and disposal of non-hazardous & hazardous materials & wastes.
Preferred Skills:
Demonstrated knowledge of RCRA and requirements relating to the identification of waste and generator inspections.
Completion of 40 Hour OSHA Hazwoper
CPR and First Aid Training
Commercial Driver?s License
Experience in a customer service environment


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