17 hours

Waste Characterization Specialist

Freeport, TX
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Waste Characterization Specialist

JobID: 23339-1238526

Location: Freeport, TX, 77542, USA

Description: **Business Line** Environment

**Position Title** Waste Characterization Specialist

United States of America - Texas


**Job Summary**

The Waste Characterization Specialist will contribute to a technically diverse team that provides on-site consultative support at client facilities. The successful candidate must be able to quickly learn the client’s internal processes for waste management and initially works under a peer review process to evaluate performance on assigned tasks.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

+ Provides technical guidance related to RCRA (40CFR), Waste characterization and Waste regulation in response to client requests.

+ Evaluates and responds to client phone calls, e-mail and inquiries about RCRA regulations, Waste Management, Waste Characterization, Waste, TCEQ, RCRA, Lab Packs, analytical requirements, type of waste containers recommended, options for waste disposals sites, etc.

+ Confers with the client to obtain accurate and complete information to properly characterize waste.

+ Enters data into client-based software which is used to manage waste characterization data.

+ Supports regulatory compliance through appropriate documentation for lab packs; waste stream characterization and manifesting by reviewing lab pack forms for correct RCRA classification and assign a proper DOT shipping description.

+ Performs waste audits, waste tracking, sampling for waste analysis, develop procedures, and container labeling or placarding.

+ Actively participates in maintaining a safe work environment and supporting a culture of safety as evidenced in approach to daily activities and projects.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s degree in Science or related field.

+ 8+ years’ experience in classification, packaging, managing, shipping, hazardous and non-hazardous waste in a chemical environment or equivalent combination of education, skills, knowledge, abilities and experience performing waste characterization profiling or establishing WPN’s.

+ Knowledgeable of state and federal environmental regulatory framework and processes, specifically RCRA, waste characterization and Waste Regulation, DOT classifications.

+ Ability to communicate verbally and in written form to impart technical information and interact with clients and regulatory personnel.

+ Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple requests and prioritize client requests within time sensitive deadlines.

+ Effective time management, analytical and problem solving skills.

+ Requires enrollment in the medical monitoring program requiring initial and annual physical.

+ Must be a quick learner and able to grasp scientific concepts and apply them to different technical challenges.

+ Must be a self-starter and motivated in producing high-quality results for clients.

+ Must be able to effectively work in a team environment.

+ Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple requests and prioritize client requests within time sensitive deadlines.

+ Qualified applicants who are offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

+ Must possess valid Driver’s license.

+ Due to nature and location of work, United States Citizenship or Naturalized Citizenship is required.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Experience in the Petrochemical Industry.

+ Current 40 Hour HAZWOPER.

+ Current TWIC.

+ RCRA Management of Hazardous Waste Training.

+ DOT Hazmat Ground Shipping.

+ Knowledge of TCEQ waste regulations for Industrial Waste for TX.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Sciences_

**_Business Group_** _Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _181792BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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