Environmental Specialist @ Veolia - Wantagh, NY

Job Overview

4 months ago

Environmental Specialist

Veolia - Wantagh, NY

Company Description

Veolia group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 179,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve
available resources, and replenish them. In 2020, the Veolia group supplied 95 million people with drinking water and 62 million people with wastewater service, produced nearly 43 million megawatt hours of energy and treated 47 million metric tons of waste.

Job Description

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.

  • 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 paperwork to expedite disposal of hazardous waste.

  • Operate and maintain all equipment in a professional manner to ensure optimum efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Other duties as assigned.


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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or a related science discipline preferred

  • 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.

  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Certification

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! 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.

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