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Waste Specialist

Company: GHD
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Join a global professional services leader! We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and urbanization. With more than 8500 people across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD is one of the world's leading engineering, environmental and construction services companies. Committed to the success of our clients and the communities in which we operate, we have an ongoing requirement for high caliber professionals to join our connected global network. GHD has an excellent opportunity for an experienced -Waste Specialist -to join our growing team and can be based at any GHD location in TX or LA. Working with the Waste Services group, this position offers great variety of projects! Responsibilities of the position will be but are not limited to:

  • Coordinate and communicate with Operational, Maintenance, and Environmental management on matters related to waste and housekeeping issues
  • Own, understand, and interpret solid and hazardous waste permit requirements, regulations, and associated contingency and BMP plans
  • Perform weekly waste and chemical inspections for multiple sites
  • Schedule and perform waste characterization sampling, prepare samples for lab pick-up or shipping, track receipt of sample results from internal and external labs
  • Inspect and track non-hazardous, hazardous, and universal wastes, inventory and track interim and 90-day storage areas, coordinate with operational, maintenance, and waste disposal vendors' staff on shipping of wastes with tracking and filing of manifests
  • Perform housekeeping inspections and follow up on corrective actions needed
  • Participate in group meetings
  • Assist with required SPCC/SWPPP inspections
  • Assist with agency inspections
  • Assist with spill reporting and agency correspondence Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree in related science field (preferably chemistry/biology/environmental science) or equivalent experience required
    • 3 years' experience within environmental consulting or related industry preferred
    • Experience in a client facing role preferred
    • United States EPA, RCRA, TSCA, and DOT regulatory knowledge & experience preferred
    • Knowledge of Texas and Louisiana state regulations is highly desirable
    • Knowledge of United States Oil and Gas industry is desirable
    • CHMM certification is an added bonus We offer a professional, yet welcoming, culture based on our core values of Teamwork, Respect, Safety, and Integrity. We also provide accelerated professional development through hands-on experience, mentorship, and training via our GHD Business School. Are you passionate about pursuing this position? If so, please submit your resume and cover letter via the link below. As a multicultural organization, we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status or veteran status. #LI-JS1ABOUT US Why GHD? - Being -the best -we can be is in our culture. - -We are a family of smart, innovative and creative problem solvers. In our employee-owned company, everything feels like it matters more. Challenge us and help us come up with new solutions to ensure water, energy and -urbanisation -are made sustainable for generations to come. - - Our commitment to you - Commitment is a powerful word that defines how we do business, how we serve our clients and how we care for one another. We will support your needs by giving you the tools to do your best work and then -recognise -achievements. We will set your curiosity free to allow brilliant minds to do their best work. We will invest in new ideas, removing barriers where we can. Finally, we will encourage you to collaborate with thousands of diverse people across our global business. - Who we -are - We are committed to solving the world's biggest challenges in the areas of water, energy and -urbanisation. GHD is a global professional services company that is a leader in engineering, construction and architectural expertise. Established in 1928, we remain wholly owned by our people. We are 10,000+ diverse and skilled individuals, yet we are proudly 'One GHD' across more than 200 offices, spanning five continents - Asia, Australia, Europe, North and South America, and the Pacific region. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are passionate about building lasting relationships with our partners and clients. -

Keywords: GHD, Baton Rouge , Waste Specialist, Other , Baton Rouge, Louisiana

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