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Environmental Specialist

Company: Aerotek
Location: South San Francisco
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

An Environmental Services firm is seeking hardworking, quick on their feet, innovative, and customer service driven Environmental Specialists. Their customers are world-renowned life science, healthcare, industrial, and higher education institutions and our Environmental Specialists interface with them each day. While Environmental Specialists begin in entry-level roles, they move on to serve in nearly every department within the firm. Former Environmental Specialists are everywhere in the company including the consulting, sales, and operations management departments. The Environmental Specialist role provides you with hands-on foundational knowledge you need to develop as an environmental professional.

**Responsibilities:**

+ Manage hazardous and chemical waste programs for clients onsite following Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and other state and federal government agencies' regulations

+ Execute onsite support services for the entire lifecycle of a hazardous materials management programs at client sites by performing chemical inventories, segregating chemicals, and shipping hazardous waste off-site

+ Characterize, consolidate, pack, and ship hazardous waste for clients per RCRA and DOT regulations

+ Train clients on proper chemical safety and hazardous waste management

+ Perform and document environmental health and safety audits for clients in their facilities and laboratories using Triumvirate's ADVISE program

+ Develop an understanding of OSHA regulations as well as Triumvirate's Health and Safety Practices

+ Respond to chemical spill emergencies by managing the containment, clean up, and disposal of hazardous materials

+ Upon completion of emergency response (ER) training, all Environmental Specialists will be on a rotating ER team; requirements include being on-call 24 hours each day for one week out of each month.

**Qualifications** :

+ BS/BA in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or Safety and Occupational Health preferred

+ Valid driver's license

+ Interest in the environmental health & safety field

+ Ability to work as a member of a team as well as an individual

+ Leadership experience/potential

+ Strong communication, problem solving, and relationship building skills

+ Successful completion (upon point of hire) of OSHA/DOT physical examination

**Preferred Skills** :

+ Completion of 40 Hour OSHA Hazwoper

+ CPR and First Aid Training

+ Class C Commercial Driver's License

+ Experience in a customer service environment

**About Aerotek:**

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Aerotek, South San Francisco , Environmental Specialist, Other , South San Francisco, California

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