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Project Manager

Kansas City, KS 66115

Posted: 04/17/2024 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Environmental Job Number: 614350 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Environmental Coordinator at a large automotive manufacturing facility in Kansas City.
GENERAL DESCRIPTION:
The Environmental Coordinator works with the PM and coordinates onsite activities at client location or locations in relation to the storage, transportation and disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes and other related services following Federal, state and local regulations. Serves as liaison between client and vendors in relation to service issues. Maintains pre-established standards for safety and environmental compliance.

TYPICAL DUTIES INCLUDE:
  • Communicates with clients, subcontractors and supervisors, any changes, or discrepancies in contract and/or subcontract requirements
  • Coordinates client “in-plant” waste management systems
  • Coordinates scheduling and pickup of waste for third party disposal
  • Evaluates waste streams for recycling/pollution prevention programs
  • Collects and transports recyclables and hazardous waste from various locations throughout the
  • Supports all cost savings and waste reduction initiatives
  • Operated onsite baler and forklift to assist with recycling segregation
  • Organization and Collection of shipping paperwork
  • Documents and informs management of any contamination in plant’s recycling
  • Data entry entered Waste Compliance System (WCS) monthly
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Support and assist with management of all waste streams (except scrap metal) including general plant trash (rubbish), mixed debris, routine, and episodic hazardous, non-hazardous, and universal wastes
  • Coordinate, monitor, and inspect Waste Collection Areas (satellite and 90 Day accumulation)
  • Coordinate with customer Environmental Staff regarding facility priorities and initiatives
  • Evaluate customer processes to determine waste reduction/elimination opportunities
  • Conduct training of customer personnel regarding best waste management practices and regulatory guidelines
  • Provide information for the proper procurement of containers with visual controls, as requested and approved by customer for the collection of regulated and recyclable waste
  • Prepare all regulatory or customer specified waste shipment documentation
  • Conduct inspections as required by regulation and as required by customer internal requirements of all areas(s) at customer to verify compliance to all RCRA regulations and submit a monthly report to customer documenting the audit results
  • Collect containers used to collect hazardous wastes as often as necessary to accommodate customer needs
  • Deliver spill clean-up materials, as requested by customer for the containment and collection of wastes associated with spills and spill clean-up residues
  • Aid, as requested by customer, in the collection of the waste generated because of the spill
  • Convey and manage the spill waste as prescribed by customer 

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Positive customer service skills
  • Preferred, 40-hour OSHA Hazardous Waste   Operations   and   Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training
  • Preferred, Department of Transportation (DOT) Hazardous Material regulations
  • Preferred, RCRA Hazardous Waste requirements
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications; Excel, Power point, and Word capabilities
  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or government regulations
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals
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