Environmental Specialist in Henderson, CO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/2/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Henderson, CO
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/2/2018
  • Job ID:
    910803

Job Description


Job Summary:

Apex Life Sciences is looking for an Environmental Specialist for our client in Henderson, CO. This position is an entry level 6 month contract to hire position. This position is responsible for specialized transportation and disposal services of both hazardous and non-hazardous waste for clients across Colorado. This isn’t a lab based position and if you’re the type of candidate that is willing to work hard and get your hands dirty, then apply now!

Job Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Sample waste streams and unknown containers according to prescribed policies and procedures.
  • Classification, segregation, packaging, labeling, loading, unloading, manifesting, transportation, placarding and small remedial activities such as decontamination work, use of hand tools for spill clean-up/small remediation projects.
  • Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing/potential problems.
  • Comply and enforce all compliance, health, safety, and procedures in accordance with VES-TS policies.
  • Must be willing to become familiar with all U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT)/Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and VES-TS regulations
  • Daily inspections of vehicle and/or trailer prior to driving to ensure safety and integrity of equipment.
  • Ensure that DOT requirements such as vehicle weight limits, driver log books, vehicle inspection records, transportation permits, special permits, insurance cards, registration, fuel trip reports, IFTA fuel stickers, or other paperwork is up-to-date and valid.
  • Notify immediate supervisor and transportation manager of any moving violations and/or accidents in-route to and/or from project site.  Notify immediate supervisor of any spills, breaks, first aid, accidents, or near misses that happen while on a job site or while on duty

Education/Experience:

  • High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or related science discipline preferred

 Certification/Licenses:

  • Valid Drivers License
  • Ability to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with Hazardous (H) endorsement

 Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Strong team player
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines and simultaneous tasks
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Computer proficient in windows, word, excel, and e-mail at a minimum
  • Ability to follow through on assignments
  • General knowledge and understanding of basic chemistry

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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