Environmental Specialist-Depack
Veolia North America

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin


Company Description

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021. www.veolia.com

Job Description

This position provides specialized hazard determination and consolidation of chemical waste materials. Responsibilities include testing, consolidation, packaging, spill response, labeling, loading/unloading, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations.

PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.

  2. Manually open, unpack, and consolidate containers of hazardous materials.

  3. Test, consolidate, and provide spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading, and logistics coordination for hazardous materials in a facility setting.

  4. Assist in the loading/unloading of hazardous waste materials at fixed facility sites utilizing appropriate equipment such as drum dollies, forklifts, etc. to ensure transfer of waste in a safe and timely manner.

  5. Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with VES-TS policies.

  6. Become familiar with all U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and VES-TS regulations.

  7. Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.

  8. Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education / Experience / Background

  • High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or a related science discipline preferred

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Strong team player

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines

  • Computer proficiency

  • Ability to operate a forklift

  • Ability to follow through on assignments

Required Certification / Licenses / Training

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification

  • Valid Driver's License

Additional Information

VNA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. VNA's practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, training, discipline, and termination shall not be based on any person's sex, race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group status as defined by applicable law. VNA gives fair consideration to all qualified individuals and affords all employees and applicants opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities without regard to membership in any applicable protected category. No opportunity for hire, advancement or any other condition of employment will be diminished through unlawful discriminatory practices.



 



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