Environmental Specialist

Hunter International
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Aug 04, 2021
Aug 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Job DescriptionEnvironmental SpecialistCambridge, MA Environmental Specialistassists with the implementation of a site-wide Environmental Program. Implementation will be consistent with local, state, and federal regulatory requirements, and Environmental, Health, and Safety guidelines and policies. Environmental Specialist Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the daily implementation of the environmental program components.
  • Monitors, collects, and reports site environmental performance (hazardous waste inspections, air emissions tracking, wastewater compliance, etc.) in a standardized reporting format.
  • Interacts with researchers to assist with proper disposal of regulated wastes generated in laboratory operations.
  • Creates new programs, or implements existing programs and procedures, to meet environmental regulatory and guideline requirements, as requested.
  • Supports on site waste disposal contractor with compliance verification inspections in storing and shipping of hazardous, biohazardous and universal wastes.
  • Inspects waste generation sites on a regular basis to confirm compliance and to gauge effectiveness at implementation of the environmental policies and procedures.
  • Helps develop and monitors progress towards site sustainability goals (energy and waste reduction).
  • Assists EHS staff with investigations of environmental-related incidents, as requested.
  • Ensures compliance with dangerous goods shipping requirements, as requested.
  • Works with the other members of the Site, Global and Corporate EHS team, as assigned.
Environmental Specialist Requirements:
  • BS Degree Preferred
  • Previous experience with Hazard Waste Industry.
  • Knowledge of waste codes.
  • DOT certification preferred.