Environmental Specialist (onsite)
Veolia North America

Fremont, California

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

Role of the ESI position at client's site is to work with multiple on-site customers in order to maintain integrity and compliance in regards to all hazardous waste operations at site. Daily "waste collection" rounds, ensuring compliance with all local, state and federally mandated regulations, and other functions as requested by client. Typical tasks are as follows:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
 Ability to operate company vehicle, pick-up truck in order to mobilize to and from multiple customer sites in the Bay Area over the course of a day and week.
 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 paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous waste.
 Sorting and labeling of waste materials for disposal.
 Maintain accurate hazardous waste inspection records.
 Manage all excess site materials.
 Solvent line and tank monitoring.
 Collection of Bio hazardous "Red Bag" wastes.
 Decontamination of excess or scrap equipment.
 Disposal of excess or scrap equipment.
 Manage battery and light bulb disposal.
 Epoxy and solder debris collection.
 Collect and transport hazardous waste on site to the Hazardous Waste Shed.
 The collection and removal of all hazardous materials from designated Satellite Accumulations locations.

 Rinsing of chemical bottles and other misc. containers.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.
 Other duties as assigned.


 High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
 Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred
 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
 Valid Drivers License
 Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers 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
 Strong customer service orientation
 Computer proficiency
 Ability to follow through on assignments.

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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