Environmental Specialist

Employer
Hunter International
Location
Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 04, 2021
Closes
Aug 05, 2021
Ref
2354570713
Discipline
Sustainability
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
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.