Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.
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I. Job Summary
Supervises environmental, health and safety programs for Chemical Waste
Management hazardous waste operation. Provides
staff support and oversight to ensure the
implementation of established environmental and safety policies, programs, and
processes, so that operations are managed to keep people safe and protect the
environment. This includes ensuring compliance/conformance with: environmental and safety legal requirements;
Corporate Environmental Protection and Safety programs and requirements; and
regulatory and permit related environmental and safety requirements. Conducts
comprehensive industrial hygiene testing, monitoring, surveys and special
studies as well as provides expert advice concerning health hazards.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.
+ Responsible for all safety and
environmental paperwork (Hazardous Waste Manifest, Employee Industrial Hygiene
Monitoring, EHS training documents, etc.) and must maintain them in an organized
fashion (electronic/ and/or hard copy)
+ Take part in employee follow-up
includes coaching events, employee work observations, and formal
discipline inf needed.
+ Coordinates, supervises, and
develops training of new or less experienced employees on OSHA, RCRA, Environmental
and safety topics. Often conducts train-the-trainer and/or specialized
+ Delivers site specific training to
employees to constantly verify and improve workplace safety &
on-site or off-site staff guidance/coaching proactively or upon
request. Helps communicate
expectations related to implementing or maintaining required EHS
Assists operations in developing site-specific procedures or action
plans, and training materials as needed.
remote or on-site safety and/or environmental assessments and audits for
conformance to company procedures and permit requirements. Help production staff
develop corrective/preventive action and tracks any issues identified
+ Develop Industrial Hygiene monitoring program.
+ Conduct Industrial Hygiene monitoring and compile
results into reports for management with recommendations for employee
+ Weekly audits inspections and paperwork
to ensure completeness and quality; follows up with employees on any deficiencies.
+ Supervises team work processes and
procedures and expenses, and supports programs which drive team
performance toward departmental and organizational goals.
+ Reviews and evaluates work to
ensure quality, timeliness and ensures quality control in adherence to
policies and procedures.
+ Oversees development, maintenance,
and updates to programs, rules, and procedures required for compliance
with OSHA, EPA and State regulatory requirements and company policy.
+ Administers rules and conducts site
assessments to monitor safety compliance.
+ Manages incident response and
claims through training, notifications, analysis, reporting, directing,
and insurance company consultation.
+ Analyzes risk trends and manages
+ Investigates incidents to find root
+ Oversees personnel needs of the department including coaching,
training, and evaluating employee performance.
+ Provides input into termination,
compensation, and promotion decisions.
+ Organizes and schedules all
necessary resources required to accomplish activities.
+ Coordinates regulatory
conversations with WM stakeholders to develop appropriate Responses and
in developing plans of action for recurring issues at site in conjunction
with Operations Managers.
other duties as assigned
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
+ Education: High school diploma or G.E.D (accredited).
+ Experience: Four (4) to six (6) years of previous experience (in addition to education requirement).
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
+ Certified Industrial Hygienist (Preferred)
+ Certified Industrial Hygienist
+ New Employee Training:
+ HAZWOPER (24 Hour)
RCRA / HAZWOPER Training:
+ Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)
+ Clean Air Act (CAA)
+ Clean Water Act (CWA)
+ Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)
+ Superfund Amendment & Reauthorization Act (SARA)
+ Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
+ National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
+ Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)
+ Hazardous Waste Transportation Act (HWTA)
+ Code of Federal Regulation (CFR 40, 29, & 49)
+ Contingency Plan
+ Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan (SPCC)
+ Security Plan
+ Standard Division Practices (per department) (SDP’s)
Refresher Training As Required By Law:
+ Pre Employment Physical and Drug Test
+ Complete Physical Biennially
+ Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Audiogram and Respirator Fit Test annual
+ Physical at Termination
Respirators – Full face OV/AG or half face with face shield
+ Full face supplied air in some areas
+ Suit – Appropriate Barrier Suite: Liquid – yellow Tyvek with sleeves, apron, booties; Solid – white Tyvek
+ Gloves – Appropriate to hazards present – PVC over Nitrile or Butyl (Liquid Waste) Leather Work (Solid Waste), Leather/Cloth work (when handling equipment or containers)
+ Overshoes – Vinyl Booties – Waterproof Boots – Chemical Resistant Boots
+ Safety glasses
+ Hard Hats
+ Shoes – Steel Toe
+ V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
+ Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
+ Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
+ Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) part of the work day;
+ Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements part of the work day;
+ Normal setting for this job may include one or more of the following: office setting, shop, landfill/outdoor, MRF/outdoor, transfer station, Hazardous Waste disposal site
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
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- Medical, Dental and Vision
- Long Term Disability
- Paid sick days
- Flexible Spending Accounts
- Retirement / Pension Plans
- Prescription Drug Coverage
- Vacation/paid time off
- Life Insurance
- Stock Options