Environmental Specialist I
Veolia North America

East Chicago, Indiana


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 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.

PRIMARY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
2. Manifesting, packaging, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, offloading, and coordinating transportation.
3. Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing/potential problems.
4. Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with VES-TS policies.
5. Become familiar with all the U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and VES-TS regulations required in submitting paperwork to expedite the disposal of hazardous waste.
6. Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
7. 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
● Strong customer service orientation
● Computer proficiency
● Ability to follow through on assignments.

Required Certification /Licenses / Training

● 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
● Valid Driver's License

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

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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