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Environmental Waste Specialist

Plaquemine, Louisiana, US
Closing date
Jun 24, 2024

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Salary Type
Employment Type
Full time
Our client is seeking a Full-Time Environmental Waste Specialist to support US based LNG export facility and service the global demand for North American natural gas. This Louisiana-based position will support the long-term development of clean and reliable North American energy supplies.

  • Make regulatory waste determinations and prepare waste profiles for all wastes generated at the Plaquemines LNG, including obtaining representative samples and laboratory analysis as needed.
  • Ensure satellite and central accumulation areas for hazardous wastes are managed in compliance with RCRA and LDEQ regulations.
  • Ensure used oil is managed in compliance with RCRA and LDEQ regulations.
  • Ensure solid waste is managed in compliance with LDEQ regulations.
  • Conduct inspections of all waste management areas at the facility including contractor-generated waste management activities.
  • Schedule off-site transfers of wastes and used oil including preparing uniform hazardous waste manifests, DOT hazardous materials shipping papers, and other required waste management documents.
  • Prepare required reports and other documents to LDEQ and USEPA.
  • Maintain records required to demonstrate compliance with applicable waste management regulations.
  • Assist in implementation of the hazardous waste contingency plan.
  • Prepare and provide appropriate training to all staff with responsibilities for waste management at Plaquemines LNG.
  • Review and approve all off-site treatment, disposal, and recycling facilities that receive waste and used oil from the Plaquemines LNG facility.
  • Assist the Environmental Manager with meetings and other interactions with LDEQ, USEPA, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Research federal and LDEQ regulatory requirements as needed.
  • Conduct internal audits of waste management activities

  • Education and Certifications: Bachelor's degree in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or similar education.
  • Experience: 5 years in oil and gas industrial facilities as a waste or environmental coordinator or manager.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, LDEQ hazardous waste regulations (or another state's solid and hazardous waste regulations), such as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager credential.
  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card in good standing.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must be able to work in hot and humid environments, outdoors and lift 50 pounds.
  • Computer knowledge including Apple Mac, Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio, Project & PowerPoint.

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