Onsite Environmental Specialist – Cambridge, MA

Onsite Environmental Specialist
Cambridge, MA
Posted 4 weeks ago

$2500.00 Sign On Bonus

Join a growing team with opportunity for advancement!! Looking to start or enhance your career ACV is looking for you. Competitive pay, Sign on bonus and Loan Repayment program….

  • Possess a 4-year undergraduate degree in Environmental Studies/Science or Chemistry;
  • Are a motivated, adaptable, problem-solver with a positive attitude;
  • Are looking for a fast pace job where you can work with your hands and your mind; and
  • Are eager to begin gaining valuable work experience in the environmental industry.

Then you have what it takes to be an On Site Environmental Specialist at ACV Enviro!

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ACV Enviro is a full-service environmental management firm offering a broad range of environmental services including chemical management/packaging/disposal, industrial cleaning, emergency spill response, facility auditing/permitting, and staff training’s. Our offices are strategically located throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest US enabling us to provide best in class service to our clients including pharmaceutical companies, biotech firms, schools, hospitals, governmental organizations, chemical manufacturers and industrial facilities.

As an Environmental Specialist at ACV Enviro you’ll receive:

  • Practical experience with EPA’s Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), OSHA standards, and DOT regulations
  • Industry-specific training’s, licenses, and certifications
  • Eligibility to participate in ACV’s student loan repayment program
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous PTO, medical/dental/life insurance, and retirement benefits

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Perform a variety of tasks at customer sites relating to lab safety, environmental compliance, and hazardous material/waste management. Tasks include:

  • Conducting routine inspection/audit services to assess customers’ compliance with hazmat storage, waste management, and occupational safety regulations.
  • Handling, classifying, segregating, labeling and packaging (LAB PACKING) hazardous and non-hazardous materials according to Federal and State regulations.
  • Training laboratory/production staff to understand proper chemical handling/storage techniques and relevant environmental laws.
  • Responding to emergency chemical spills and performing cleanup duties.
  • Preparing shipping documents and coordinating transportation of chemical products and hazardous waste materials to and from customer sites.
  • Performing consolidation of hazardous materials/waste (i.e. bulking, repackaging).
  • Providing expert knowledge on government regulations, health and safety practices, and proper disposal methods to customers.
  • Performing other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 4 year BA/BS degree REQUIRED
  • Major in Environmental Science, Chemistry PREFERRED
  • Experience in hazardous waste classification, lab pack segregation, and waste handling PREFFERED
  • Working Knowledge of applicable DOT, EPA, and OSHA regulations PREFFERED
  • Must be willing and able to pass a pre-employment physical w/ drug screen
  • Must have a clean driving record for the past 2 years
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a 40hr HAZWOPER certification immediately upon hiring
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a commercial driver’s license within 90 days of employment
  • Must be willing and able to wear and properly use all levels of personal protective equipment (PPE) including air-purifying respirators
  • Must be willing and able to accept routine 24hr on-call emergency spill response duties for at least one week each calendar month

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSAs)

  • Possesses a positive attitude and desire to work directly with customers
  • Interested in the field of environmental health and/or occupational safety
  • Values career longevity
  • Ability to work independently or as a member of a team
  • Possesses adaptive problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written/speaking skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills

Job Type: Full-time

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