Emergency Response Specialist

Stericycle Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

JOB RELATED EXPERIENCE: At least 2 or more years working with environmental waste regulations and materials DEMONSTRATED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Fundamental knowledge of industrial chemical compatibility and reaction Developed understanding of environmental regulations and Well developed organization abilities Well developed ability to prioritize work based on assessment of severity of each situation Ability to make judgments and decisions to determine response levels Well developed verbal and written communication skills Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Access Ability to learn technical information quickly Initiative and ability to work without supervision from home office. Well developed sense of urgency. Well developed interpersonal communication skills Knowledge of United States geography, i.e. names and locations of cities within states and state borders and proximity to other states.

Well developed attention to detail WORKING CONDITIONS: Work from office Work at customer site On Call 24/7 shifts Due to emergency or work load demands, subject to extended work hours requiring stamina beyond normal demands or levels

We are currently seeking an Emergency Response Specialist to respond to telephonic reports of a wide variety of national and local environmental emergencies. Evaluate, engage, and dispatch appropriate response teams to emergency site in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local environmental regulations and company policies, practices and procedures.

Receives and documents telephonic notification from customer requesting resolution of an environmental emergency. Evaluates emergency situation as to type, severity and scope based on details provided by caller describing the type of environmental situation such as gasoline flowing into water supply or waste pickup and assigns an emergency response team. Engages emergency response vendor team, negotiating pricing and estimated time to arrive and complete assignment to ensure quickest response at the best price for the customer and the company.

Telephonically or Responds and monitors activities of responding vendors and continuously communicates with customer until emergency response situation is satisfactorily completed, including appropriate disposal of waste. Assigns additional resources based on feedback from site during emergency clean up activities. Initiates and completes appropriate documentation including Initial Spill Reports, reviewing manifests for inaccuracies and evaluating Department of Transportation (DOT) proper shipping names and assigning EPA waste codes; enters relevant data into appropriate spreadsheets, and completes a Service Order in the RSS System with accompanying paperwork.

Provides input to management regarding the performance of the responders and participates in regular vendor evaluation process and vendor audits. Performs other duties as assigned. Responds and acts as lead on high risk projects Manages ER procedures and policies to meet customers expectations Manages and negotiates with subcontractors to support high volume periods Sets up and manage jobs within the PSC database to track and document activities Responsible for hiring and personal management of labor force to respond to responses

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