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Waste Coordinator II/III/IV - Oak Ridge, TN

Posted by: OLH, Inc on March 04, 2018 at 00:04:02.

Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Contract
City: Oak Ridge
State: Tennessee
Country: United States

OLH is a dynamic and growing company of professionals and offers competitive salaries, benefit packages, 401K with employer match, paid holidays and time off.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Waste Coordinator (WC) is the-technical lead for Waste Programs at their assigned facilities/projects and acts as the point of contact for the waste generators.

-Coordinates resources with the generator for the management of waste.
-Acts as single point of contact for waste identification/characterization of planned waste.
-Identities discrete waste streams for segregation by waste profile.
-Links the waste stream to a disposition profile in eMWaste.
-Assists in waste generation forecasting.
-Participates in facility audits and/or walkdowns of WMAs.
-Manages all WM activities within the WMAs.
-Manages CERCLA WMAs.
-Notifies the Facility Manager of planned changes in waste-related operations.
-Obtains concurrence from the Facility Manager for all WMA activities that could affect the authorization basis or adversely affect the functionality of a facility.
-Ensures WM personnel work within WMAs is performed safely, per approved procedures, within the safety documentation envelope, and in accordance with work control processes specified by facility management.
-Notifies both the WGS Manager and the Facility Manager in the event of an incident or emergency.
-Provides day-to-day oversight of assigned WGS Waste Technical Support Specialist (WTSS).
-Ensures Program Waste Certification requirements are implemented.
-Ensures Waste Certification requirements required by the NNSS are implemented. NNSS arc implemented.
-Ensures Waste Certification requirements (i.e. package contains no anomalous or prohibited items) are implemented.
-Assists or completes and submits the land disposal restriction (LDR) notifications to the Waste Disposition Specialists (WDS)
-Performs self-assessments and routine inspections of WGS activities and facilities
-Ensures WGS waste management activities are included in the facility plan of the week (POW)/plan of the day (POD) and ensures WGS is represented at the facility POW/POD meetings.
-Reviews work packages for waste generation and WM activities.
-Approves hazardous waste determinations.
-When an inventoried chemical is shipped for disposal. Then notify the Chemical Services Coordinator.
-Oversees the timely development of generator waste characterization documentation
-Enables effective coordination/communications regarding program requirements.

Position Requirements


-Bachelor's Degree in science or engineering, or equivalent experience.


-Ten years of experience in the field of waste management and/or transportation, including five years al DOE facilities. Experience must demonstrate technical compentence in managing and shipping hazardous and radioactive waste in compliance with applicable standards and regulations including: DOE Order 435.1, CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, DOT and in accordance with common DOE TSDRF Waste Acceptance Criteria requirements.

Prior Training or Qualifications:

-Current DOE security clearance, "Q or L", based upon specific staffing assignment.
-Entry-Level Requirements: ◾Technical expert in waste management subject matter area by training and qualifications specified in this TPD.
-Extensive knowledge of waste management processes and requirements.
-Advanced knowledge of DOT regulations.
-Comprehensive training and understanding of regulations and standards applicable lo waste management and transportation applicable lo DOE-EM operations (e.g.; CERCLA, RCRA, TSCA, OSHA, DOE Orders, TSDRF Waste Acceptance Criteria).
-Working knowledge of radioactive and hazardous waste characterization and management.
-Excellent management and supervision skills.

-U.S. Citizen

Please contact:

Greer Rowland
(470) 242-0185


Marianne Scogin
(470) 922-5663


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