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Environmental Specialist

South San Francisco, California, US
Closing date
Dec 6, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Job Description

•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 the company's ADVISE program•Develop an understanding of OSHA regulations as well as the company's Health and Safety Practices•Respond to chemical spill emergencies by managing the containment, clean up, and disposal of hazardous materialsUpon 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.


Environmental, Science, Chemistry, Biology, Health & Safety, EHS, Chemical Inventory, Healthcare, Lab, Inventory, compliance

Top Skills Details:

Environmental, Science, Chemistry, Biology, Health & Safety, EHS, Chemical Inventory, Healthcare, Lab, Inventory,compliance

Additional Skills & 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•Completion of 40 Hour OSHA Hazwoper•CPR and First Aid Training•Experience in a customer service environment

Experience Level:

Intermediate Level

About Aerotek:
We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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