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Field Operations Supervisor in Henderson, CO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences is looking for a Field Operations Supervisor for our client in Henderson, CO. This is a Direct Hire opportunity to join one of our environmental services client. This position is reasonable for supervising field operation and employees on a job site resulting in the safe management, transportation, and disposal of hazardous waste materials. This role has a high amount of customer interaction.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise teams in the packing, labeling, manifesting and shipping hazardous waste from the customer(s) site to appropriate disposal facilities.
  • Comply and enforce all compliance, health and safety, and PAD procedures in accordance with departmental policies and procedures.
  • Recognize and act on opportunities to increase value added services to customers.  Maintain professional & courteous communications with internal and external customers on a daily basis.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of contract terms and pricing to ensure the project is completed as proposed, or that a contract change order is implemented (if applicable) prior to leaving the job site.
  • Knowledge of disposal site capabilities and limitations prior to shipping waste materials to insure efficient disbursement and storage.
  • Ensure completion and accuracy of all DOT/EPA and VES-TS regulations and required in submitting paperwork to expedite disposal and hazardous waste materials pertaining to the transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous materials.
  • Perform 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.


  • BS in Chemistry or BA in related science discipline or equivalent work experience required
  • 2 to 4 years of hazardous waste experience required
  • Supervisory experience preferred


  • Class A or B Commercial Drivers License (CDL) or willing to obtain, must have clean driving record
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Training
  • Environmental Specialist III Competency Test

 Knowledge, Skills and Ability:

  • Strong team player, motivator, mentor, and trainer
  • 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
  • Good knowledge and understanding of basic chemistry and hazards of chemicals
  • Strong knowledge of 40 and 49 CFR and frequently used citations

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.