Environmental Specialist - Kansas City, KS at CareerBuilder

Posted in Other 17 days ago.

Location: Kansas City, Kansas

Job Description:

Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled.
We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America.
Chemist Environmental Specialist
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.
Scope & Responsibilities:
§ 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 paper work to expedite disposal of hazardous waste.
§ Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness


§ 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.
Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred

* 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification preferred
* Valid Drivers License
* Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement

We are an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/

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.