Environmental Specialist III
Veolia North America

Vancouver, Washington


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 for the safe handling and management of hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Responsibilities include classification, segregation, packaging, labeling, profiling, manifesting, loading/unloading, placarding, spill response, sampling, and transportation while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Sample waste streams and unknown containers according to prescribed policies and procedures.
 Classification, segregation, packaging, labeling, loading, unloading, manifesting, transportation, placarding and small remedial activities such as decontamination work, use of hand tools for spill clean-up/small remediation projects.
 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 and pertaining to the transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
 Perform daily inspections of vehicle and/or trailer prior to driving to ensure safety and integrity of equipment.
 Ensure that DOT requirements such as vehicle weight limits, driver log books, vehicle inspection records, transportation permits, special permits, insurance cards, registration, fuel trip reports, IFTA fuel stickers, or other paperwork is up-to-date and valid.
 Notify immediate supervisor and transportation manager of any moving violations and/or accidents in-route to and/or from project site. Notify immediate supervisor of any spills, breaks, first aid, accidents, or near misses that happen while on a job site or while on duty.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
 Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:
 High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
 Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred
Certification/Licenses:
 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
 Valid Class A or Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement
Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
 Strong team player
 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
 Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines and simultaneous tasks
 Strong customer service orientation
 Computer proficient in windows, word, excel, and e-mail at a minimum
 Ability to follow through on assignments
 General knowledge and understanding of basic chemistry

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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