Waste Profile Specialist. Job in Tacoma WestCoast-Jobs

  • Job Reference: 462869917-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Clean Earth
  • Location: Tacoma, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Call Centre / Customer Service
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Company Description

Clean Earth is one of the largest specialty waste companies in the United States providing remediation, disposal, recycling, and beneficial reuse solutions for contaminated soil, dredged material, and hazardous and non-hazardous waste. Our vast portfolio of technologies and services touches nearly every industry that generates waste including energy, infrastructure, commercial, industrial, retail, and healthcare markets.

It is our unique capability of providing a one-source, full-service solution to handle multiple waste streams from a single customer that separates us from the competition. Our processes are detailed, our due diligence is tireless, and our results provide unmatched recycling solutions for our customers with the utmost in customer service.

We're proud to be part of Harsco Corporation, named to Newsweek's America's Most Responsible Companies 2021.

Job Description

The Waste Profile Specialist is responsible in the process of managing Waste Approvals into our TSDFs by reviewing all related information and ensuring they meet regulatory and facility permit and processing requirements. Liaising with various departments including Sales, Customer Service and Plant Operations to ensure Waste Approvals are accurately represented and are approved both appropriately and expeditiously.

This position is a remote position - Applicants are welcome to apply from any location.

Primary Responsibilities

Responsible for the review and approval of waste materials into the company's nationwide Hazardous Waste TSDF and Transportation 10-Day network.
  • Review Material Profiles submitted by sales/customer service to ensure accuracy and completeness
  • Review all applicable backup documentation including SDS, Analysis, Pharmaceutical Formularies or other information relevant to the proper characterization of the material
  • Provide regulatory review of EPA, DOT and State designations
  • Provide clear and detailed explanation to Customer Service and Sales as to what is needed to obtain the approval
  • Approve or reject materials for the appropriate TSDF(s) or Transportation 10-Day locations
  • Respond to Sales and Customer Service inquiries related to pre-approval information (ie. Processing Methods for initial pricing)
  • Work to approve materials within the Company's turnaround time agreements
  • Ensure waste material is acceptable within limitations of Part B permit and if not acceptable at requested TSDF, actively seek alternative option(s) with assistance of Materials Management
  • Ensure approval of an inbound profile is not finalized without having an approved outbound profile
  • Limit the liability to Clean Earth by decreasing number of third-party outlets utilized
  • Once all applicable pre-approval tasks are completed and/or satisfied, approves profile in appropriate operating system.
  • Add pertinent handling requirements to profile operational notes. (SBU, do not pump, weigh, etc.)

Basic Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Environmental Science, Chemistry or Engineering
  • 3 or more years of Environmental Industry experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience with hazardous waste
  • General knowledge of compliance of State and Regulatory requirements (i.e. OSHA, EPA, etc.)
  • General knowledge of DOT regulations
  • General knowledge of all available treatment technologies
  • General knowledge of Facility Operations permits and Waste Analysis Plans
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office - PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, and SharePoint
Additional Information

Clean Earth offers competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plans starting on the first day of employment; paid time off, wellness benefits, employee discount program, tuition assistance, and a 401k with company matching.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco Clean Earth's website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Clean Earth offers the following alternate application procedure: Call toll free and leave your name, phone number, city and state of residence. Clean Earth will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. This line is dedicated to disability applications only. No other inquiries will receive a response.