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Operations Manager - Hazardous Waste

Company: Waste Management
Location: Sulphur
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

I. Job Summary
Manages and directs the day to day activities of the following departments Stabilization, Disposal, FO39 leachate Tank Farm # 4, Wheel Wash Facility, Bulk Sampling, FO39 leachate Biological Waste Water Treatment, Arsenic Treatment, Macro-encapsulation and oversee landfill construction by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates supervisors.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Ensures that EPA, State agencies, RCRA, TSCA, and DOT Regulations are followed.
  • Prepares annual budget for each department
  • Maintains cost controls by taking appropriate corrective action when cost are not within acceptable limits.
  • Puts in place and monitors programs to ensure proper waste sampling, treating and disposal.
  • Monitors and takes corrective action when necessary for proper management of leachate collection, storage, and disposal.
  • Monitors progress and completion of capital projects in areas of responsibility.
  • Develops personnel and equipment requirements for new or improved operating processes.
  • Ensures personnel are properly trained on health and safety matters, as well as proper procedures for waste treatment, tracking and disposal.
  • Monitors for compliance with Corporate and Facility safety and compliance regulations and takes corrective action when needed.
  • Reference site-specific procedures and more detailed site-specific job descriptions.
  • Performing other duties as assigned.
    III. Supervisory Responsibilities

    The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of supervisory employees. This includes:

    Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise employees in the Stabilization, Disposal, Wheel Wash Facility, Bulk Sampling, FO39 leachate Biological Waste Water Treatment, Arsenic Treatment and Macro-encapsulation departments. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.
    • Direct supervision of _ full-time employees, including: _
    • Indirect supervision of _ full-time employees.

      IV. Qualifications
      The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

      A. Education and Experience

      Education: Bachelor's degree (accredited) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience.

      Experience: Four years of prior work experience (in addition to education requirement)

      B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

      Current valid Driver's License

      DOT Hazmat Incident Commander

      New Employee Training

      RCRA

      HAZWOPER (24 Hour)

      DOT & M2Z (Driver Only)

      RCRA / HAZWOPER Training:

      Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)

      Clean Air Act (CAA)

      Clean Water Act (CWA)

      Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)

      Superfund Amendment & Reauthorization Act (SARA)

      Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)

      National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)

      Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)

      Hazardous Waste Transportation Act (HWTA)

      Code of Federal Regulation (CFR 40, 29, & 49)

      Contingency Plan

      Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan (SPCC)

      Security Plan

      HAZWOPER

      Standard Division Practices (per department) (SDPs)

      Refresher Training As Required By Law

      RCRA

      HAZWOPER

      DOT

      Forklift

      Medical Exam

      Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Test

      Complete Physical Biennially

      Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Audiogram and Respirator Fit Test annual
      Physical at Termination

      PPE

      Respirators - Full face OV/AG or half face with face shield

      Full face supplied air in some areas

      Suit - Appropriate Barrier Suite: Liquid - yellow Tyvek with sleeves, apron, booties Solid - white Tyvek

      Gloves - appropriate to hazards present - PVC over Nitrile or Butyl (Liquid Waste) Leather Work (Solid Waste), Leather/Cloth work (when handling equipment or containers)

      Overshoes - Vinyl Booties - Waterproof Boots - Chemical Resistant Boots

      Safety glasses

      Hard Hats

      Shoes - Steel Toe

      C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

      None required.

      V. Work Environment

      Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

      Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.

      Benefits
      At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

      If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply.

Keywords: Waste Management, Lake Charles , Operations Manager - Hazardous Waste, Executive , Sulphur, Louisiana

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