• Project Manager, Hazardous Waste Management Program

    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/5/2020 2:10 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Full-Time 40
    Security Clearance Level
    National Agency Check (Client Initiated)
  • Responsibilities

    • Engages in and supports the collection, management, disposal of chemical waste and provides supporting documentation.
    • Promotes culture of safety by ensuring site personnel are properly trained to perform assigned duties and comply with safety, environmental, federal, state & local regulations.
    • Responsible for technical quality, contract cost control, personnel management, directing and approving technical work and adherence to contracted project schedules and the site Health and Safety Plan (HASP).
    • Serves as a primary user and maintainer of the client’s proprietary on-line waste management system ensuring that the client has the information necessary to adequately track hazardous waste disposal, recyclable materials management and produce reviews and summary reports identifying which types and quantities of waste are generated.
    • Establishes and maintains a working relationship with subcontracted waste disposal firms.
    • In accordance with the Project Work Scope (PWS), coordinates logistics for transportation of hazardous and nonregulated waste from the client site.
    • Assists with physically preparing and loading waste for transportation.
    • Responsible for packaging of used or expired laboratory chemicals for off-site disposal in accordance with applicable parts of 40 and 49 CFR and subcontractor TSDF acceptance criteria.
    • Bulking of liquid wastes for off-site disposal in accordance with the subcontractor’s TSDF acceptance criteria and site HASP.
    • Conducts and documents formal inspections of spill control centers, satellite accumulation areas and Universal Waste accumulation areas.
    • Provides post-inspection reports with suggestions to resolve environmental compliance issues to the Contracting Officer Representative.
    • Provides input to and assists in maintaining databases for cradle to grave waste tracking database.
    • Provides technical and regulatory support in the development and maintenance of the client’s Hazardous Waste Management Plan and Environmental Management System (EMS).
    • Prepares annual and biennial state and federal waste generation reports.
    • Develops and maintains technical content for client’s on-line training courses on the following subject matter: overview of hazardous waste management, use of client waste submittal software application, Universal Waste management, chemical spill response and chemical segregation and storage.
    • Provides live instruction of course materials as requested by the client.
    • Provides direct technical assistance to the COR with the identification and characterization of nonregulated and hazardous chemical wastes, identification of best demonstrated disposal methods for all wastes and waste minimization opportunities.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science or a related field (e.g., environmental resource management, chemistry, biology) from an accredited college or university
    • 10 years of experience as a Project Manager providing oversite to small and large quantity hazardous waste generators or hazardous waste contracts in a laboratory research setting
    • 5 plus years of experience with lab packing and bulking operations of used or expired laboratory chemicals for disposal offsite from the generator location, chemical waste characterization/profiling, hazardous waste manifest and LDR/UHC form completion, unknown chemical identification, highhazard chemical recognition and proper chemical storage and segregation
    • Experience as a supervisor, project manager, mid-level manager, or similar of technical individuals and programmatic organizations specializing in the implementation of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Transportation and OSHA regulations
    • Successful experience and oversight coordinating the cradle to grave management and disposition of non-hazardous, hazardous, and chemical wastes
    • Prior experience developing site-specific training content, manuals or fact sheets and providing live instruction to large groups or one on one situations
    • 40-Hour HAZWOPER certification with annual recertification
    • DOT Hazardous Materials Certification with recurrent certification
    • Must be able to demonstrate thorough knowledge of 40 CFR Parts 260 through 264, 268, 273, 302, 370 and 49 CFR Parts 171 through 173, 177 and 178.
    • Understanding of project management principles
    • Exceptional attention to detail and meticulous organizational skills
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills


    Preferred Skills/Education

    • Hold a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) certification
    • Experience with waste management-application risk assessments, corrective actions, regulatory compliance, and conduct of operations
    • Prior experience with Environmental Management Systems and developing hazardous waste management plans


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