Environmental Specialist I

Job Summary:

The Veolia Azusa Field Services Center is located in Southern California in an industrialized area bordered by chemical manufacturing facilities, a flood control basin and park, and a brewery. It operates as a 10-day Transportation Facility with offices servicing Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Kern Counties. Veolia Azusa maintains a fleet of commercial vehicles in addition to highly trained and qualified project managers, field technicians, and drivers to meet and exceed customer’s expectations. Veolia offers the following services: transportation and disposal of hazardous/industrial waste, on site waste management programs, labpacking of lab chemicals, bulking wastes, household hazardous waste events, and environmental/safety consulting.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The candidate would be responsible for non-supervisory tasks on hazardous and non-hazardous waste work projects:

  •  Responsibilities include manifesting, packaging, waste profiling, spill response, decontamination operations, vacuum projects, waste handling, labeling, loading/unloading, coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations.
  • This is a hands on position which requires strong communication/customer service skills as well as computer skills to track/log all of the materials being transported and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment as needed.
  • Ability to multi task and be self-sufficient.
  • The position requires daily local travel, overnight stays, and extended work hours.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:

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

    A valid driver’s license required 

    Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred 

    Prior work experience in the hazardous waste/related industry preferred 

    40-hour HAZWOPER Certification preferred

    Class A or B CDL with Hazmat endorsement preferred

    Employment is contingent upon a successful background check and drug screen.


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.

Posted
09/01/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Azusa, CA 91702, US