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Project Manager- Total Waste Management

Company: Veolia North America
Location: Westland
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Company DescriptionAbout Veolia North America -A subsidiary of Veolia Group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website -Job DescriptionBENEFITS -Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement. - Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement. - - -Position Purpose: - -Responsible for supervising a team(s) of field employees in providing services to clients that result in the safe disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials. Coordinates subcontractors and field personnel within the job specifications and regulatory guidelines. Provides guidance and training to all field service employees. Prepares project estimates, proposals, and assists with contract preparation.Primary Duties/responsibilities: -

  • Responsibility for all functions of project management including quality, financial, compliance, data, etc.
    • Manages the assigned internal personnel, equipment, materials and subcontractors. Ensure all administrative and control requirements are met in accordance with the division's management and control practices.
    • Ensures work performance is planned and coordinated according to schedule, quality, sustainability and budget objectives.
    • Develops Continual Improvement Plans to meet cost savings and sustainability projects in relation to waste.
    • Obtain pricing and quote the customer for out of scope/new projects
    • Assist implementation team to transition new locations (as applicable) into Total Waste Management Program
    • Maintains the project work-site in a safe and environmentally sound condition per DOT, EPA and other requirements as needed.
    • Acts as VRS single point of contact with the customer for all responsible locations including communicating with the customer on up to daily basis and coordinating monthly/quarterly meetings with stakeholders.
      • Coordinating with local internal resources to deliver needed waste services.
      • Maintain a problem solving attitude and attempt to procure additional work.
      • Direct the overall plan to meet customer safety, sustainability, quality and budget objectives.
      • Manage and supervise subcontractors. Initiate corrective action for unsatisfactory performance in accordance with company regulations.
      • Complies with all applicable governmental regulations, and VES-TS policies and procedures.
      • Recognize and act on opportunities to increase value added services that benefit customers.
      • Maintain a professional image to clients by answering inquiries and suggesting solutions to existing and/or potential problems.
      • Conduct periodic site visits at customer locations on an initial and ongoing basis. Prepare and plan prior to the start of site visits as necessary.
      • Other duties as assignedWork Environment: -
        • Travel up to 30%
        • Ability to perform site walks inside and outside of customer plants.
        • Pass a medical and drug testQualificationsEducation / Experience / Background: -
          • BS in Environmental Sciences or Policy/Sustainability/Chemistry or BA in a related science discipline or equivalent work experience required
          • 3-5 years of sustainability/ waste experience requiredKnowledge / Skills / Abilities: -
            • Problem-solving skills - decision-making ability, long-term vision, seasoned judgment. Ability to inspire a common vision.
            • Understands VES-IS lines of business.
            • Outstanding knowledge of the customers industry with regards to organizational structure, maintenance, services, operations, and safety.
            • Skills in supervision, planning, coordination, budget preparation, contract negotiations, and human community and labor relations.
            • Understands key financial indicators and success measures.
            • Computer literacy.
            • Knowledgeable in information systems.
            • Ability to drive change while maintaining operational effectiveness.
            • Strong skills in analysis and problem solving.
            • Strong administrative skills.Required Certification / Licenses / Training: -
              • A valid Driver's License is required
              • 40-hour HAZWOPER Training preferred
              • DOT, RCRA Training preferredAdditional InformationWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. -Disclaimer: The salary, other compensation, and benefits information is accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

Keywords: Veolia North America, Westland , Project Manager- Total Waste Management, Executive , Westland, Michigan

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