Environmental Specialist I
Veolia North America

Fredericksburg, Virginia


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

We have a current opportunity for an Environmental Specialist with the ability to grow with the organization. This position provides hazardous and nonhazardous waste management services to our customers.
Responsibilities include manifesting, packaging of materials, spill response, labeling of packages/drums, loading/unloading trucks, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material.

  • 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 paperwork to expedite disposal of hazardous waste.
  • Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience with hazardous waste and/or a current CDL is preferred but not required, we will train!

We are looking for candidates with a stable work history, strong work ethic, who are eager to learn

Qualifications

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

Come find out why Veolia is an employer of choice!

#VEOLIACAREERS

  • This is a Full-Time, direct hire opportunity with Veolia.
  • BENEFIT ELIGIBILITY STARTS ON THE 1ST OF THE MONTH FOLLOWING HIRE.
  • WE OFFER A PHENOMENAL 401K MATCH
  • ALL POSITIONS ARE ELIGIBLE FOR AN ANNUAL BONUS % PAID OUT IN MARCH.
  • THE ENVIRONMENTAL SPECIALIST BONUS IS UP TO 4% ANNUALLY

All positions require the successful completion of a 7 year criminal background check, drug and alcohol pre-hire testing, a Drivers License in good standing, and a desire/willingness to learn, grow and develop into a career YOU can have a passion for!

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

We are 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.

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