Posted in Other 16 days ago.
Location: Sauget, Illinois
Environmental SpecialistSauget, IL
Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement
This position provides specialized transportation and disposal services to our clients. Responsibilities include chemical segregation, packaging, manifesting, spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading & coordinating transportation, and sampling/profiling material while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
*Sample waste streams according to prescribed policies and procedures.
*Manifest, package, and provide spill clean-up response and remedial activities, labeling, loading, off loading, and coordinating transportation.
*Assist in the loading/unloading of hazardous waste materials at designated sites utilizing appropriate equipment such as drum dollies, forklift, etc. to ensure transfer of waste in a safe and timely manner.
*Maintain a professional image to clients.
*Answer Customer inquiries and suggest 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.
*Manage small Customer projects.
*Ensures that DOT requirements such as load weight limits, driver log book, VIR's, transportation permits, insurance cards, fuel trip reports, IFTA fuel stickers, or other paperwork is up to date and valid.
*Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred
*Prior work experience in the hazardous waste/related industry required
*40-hour HAZWOPER Certification
*Valid Drivers License
*Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement
*Environmental Specialist II Competency Test
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.