Environmental Professional (Knoxville)

  • HEPACO
  • Knoxville, TN 37924, USA
  • Jul 30, 2018
Full time Business Development EHS - Environmental, Health & Safety Environmental Science - Engineering Geoscience-Hydrogeology Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics Remediation - Brownfields - CERCLA

Job Description

Job Description

HEPACO, Inc. is a high quality environmental contracting firm headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina with additional facilities throughout the Southeast, Northeast and Mid-Atlantic Regions. Our specific experience centers around five primary areas: Environmental Remediation, Hazardous Waste Management, Emergency Response, Abatement Services, and Industrial Maintenance.

Our distinction is our strong focus on quality, safety, and customer service. Throughout our history, HEPACO personnel have led the industry with new methods and approaches. Our motivated team consistently exceeds industry standards in all aspects of our work. We offer state-of-the-art remediation technologies, equipment, and a staff dedicated to a unique standard of excellence in environmental cleanup.

HEPACO is seeking an experienced, motivated self-starter who will be responsible for all aspects of assisting project manager for assigned cases. Assist with remediation system installations and feasibility studies. Data reduction, data analysis, report preparation. Assist with ensuring that projects are completed on time and within budget while all company protocols are employed.

 

Must be willing and able to prepare bids and proposals as necessary.

  • Must be available to work additional hours as needed, including periods of time outside of the local area.

  • Must be willing to work outside, exposed to the elements, including during inclement weather. Will carry a pager or cell phone and accept calls as required, including over weekends and holidays.

  • Follow applicable safety rules, regulations, guidelines, policies, and site specific safety plans when performing cleanup activities and donning protective gear

  • Load and unload equipment from vehicles, trailers and watercraft

  • Perform physical labor associated with cleanup activities, sample collection, waste removal and other remediation services

  • Operate routinely used tools and equipment to include, but not limited to steam cleaners, water lasers, cascade systems, chemical mixers, generators, air saws, drills, grinders, cutting torches, etc.

  • Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or needed repairs to supervisor

  • Warehouse maintenance, stock supplies, building maintenance

  • Complete required paperwork, forms and records as required

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required

 

Job Requirements

  • BS in Geology, Engineering, or Environmental Science is required.
  • Successful candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong math and analytical skills, knowledge of environmental regulations.
  • Must be computer literate and have the ability to utilize reference materials, including the internet.
  • Must be able to work without direct supervision. HAZWOPER 40 hour and confined space entry preferred.

A pre-employment drug screen, criminal background check, and physical exam are required.

****HEPACO is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against or otherwise engage in unlawful employment practices against employees or job applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability or any other status or condition protected by applicable state or federal laws. This policy applies to all hiring decisions. The Company has implemented an affirmative action program to ensure equal opportunity to obtain employment and to progress without regard to race, sex, disability, or status as a veteran, and provides compensation in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.***

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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