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Environmental Specialist

Employer
Triumvirate Environmental
Location
Curtis Bay, Maryland, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Nov 26, 2021

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Sector
Consultancy/Private Sector
Field
Conservation science
Discipline
Other
Salary Type
Salary
Employment Type
Full time
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Entry-level Environmental Specialists are the backbone behind Triumvirate Environmental's success. They are hardworking, quick on their feet, innovative, and customer intimate. Our customers are world-renowned life science, healthcare, industrial, and higher education institutions and our Environmental Specialists interface with them each day, serving as an extension of their own Environmental Health and Safety Departments.

While Environmental Specialists begin in entry-level roles, they move on to serve in nearly every department within Triumvirate. Former Environmental Specialists are everywhere in the company including the consulting, sales, and operations management departments. The Environmental Specialist role provides you with hands-on foundational knowledge you need to develop as an environmental professional.

Essential responsibilities and duties include:
  • Manage hazardous and chemical waste programs for clients onsite following Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Department of Transportation (DOT), and other state and federal government agencies' regulations
  • Execute onsite support services for the entire lifecycle of a hazardous materials management programs at client sites by performing chemical inventories, segregating chemicals, and shipping hazardous waste off-site
  • Characterize, consolidate, pack, and ship hazardous waste for clients per RCRA and DOT regulations
  • Train clients on proper chemical safety and hazardous waste management
  • Perform and document environmental health and safety audits for clients in their facilities and laboratories using Triumvirate's ADVISE program
  • Develop an understanding of OSHA regulations as well as Triumvirate's Health and Safety Practices
  • Respond to chemical spill emergencies by managing the containment, clean up, and disposal of hazardous materials

Upon completion of emergency response (ER) training, all Environmental Specialists will be on a rotating ER team; requirements include being on-call 24 hours each day for one week out of each month.

Qualifications:
  • BS/BA in Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology, or Safety and Occupational Health preferred, but all majors are welcome to apply
  • Valid driver's license
  • Submission of college transcript
  • Interest in the environmental health & safety field
  • Ability to work as a member of a team as well as an individual
  • Leadership experience/potential
  • Strong communication, problem solving, and relationship building skills
  • Successful completion (upon point of hire) of OSHA/DOT physical examination

The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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