Veterans Preferred - Environmental Air Protection Specialist III

Waste Management
Oakland, California, US
Jul 24, 2021
Jul 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply.
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.

I. Job Summary
Utilizes highly advanced expert knowledge to ensure efficient operations and to prevent and control on and off-site noise, odor and other nuisances.
Serves as district EP contact to assist field operations personnel and management with technical guidance on EP topics and regulatory environments. Monitors and investigates compliance status providing training and to site and district management and operations personnel.

Generally, this position is responsible for districts within a Market Area.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential duties satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned and may vary by location.

  • Prepares, reviews and submits required environmental reports for internal and external audiences as required. Maintain EP data tracking system databases (Cycle, Dakota Tracer) and provides company related reporting.
  • Communicates and implements the Corporate EP program policies and strategies within assigned districts. Serves as districts EP contact regarding incident notifications, environmental issues and permit applications.
  • Monitors and records site operations and engineering efforts to maintain compliance. Investigates and assesses the regulatory findings and analysis and prepares related documents. Identifies local, state and federal regulatory impacts to operations.
  • Plans, organizes and secures related environmental permits and other regulatory approvals. Prepares related documentation.
  • Responsible for developing, coordinating and overseeing district EP testing, investigations, assessments, guidance and reporting.
  • May administer customer waste and special waste disposal approvals.
  • May serve as a team lead and/or provide assistance and direction to less experienced environmental compliance specialists.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Education & Experience:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or Environmental Sciences, with a minimum of five (5) year's experience.
Knowledge of:
  • Air pollution control technology, monitoring, instrumentation, air quality dispersion modeling , and environmental regulations; should be experienced in dealing with regional, state , and federal agency personnel.
  • Air quality regulatory requirements in the region.
  • Must have ability to communicate with management, regulatory agencies , and technical personnel in verbal and written form. Some travel required throughout U.S., as well as in service area.
Preferred knowledge of:
  • Landfill air quality requirements
  • Experience in landfill air permitting and compliance support.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • Requires knowledge of regulatory environment as it applies to environmental protection and compliance.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • MS Office familiarity, general computer acumen and ability to learn to utilize other job-related technical software.
  • Familiarity with statistical methods.
  • Research skills.
  • A working knowledge of the company's operations and business hierarchy.
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.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.

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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