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$45 - $99 hour (depending on experience) - No Per Diem
SUMMARY: The Waste Coordinator job family serves as the technical lead for Waste Programs at their assigned
facilities/projects and acts as the point of contact for waste generators.
Experience: 14+ yrs, Engineering, Construction, or
Operations experience and in-depth knowledge of the
specialty are and a knowledge of principles and practice
of related specialties.
Level Specific Responsibilities: Reports to and receives
technical and operational direction from the Project
Operations Staff Manager or Project Manager.
• May supervise subordinate operations staff
• Prepares and maintains operating plans
• Administers basic and programmed overhead budgets
• May perform career counseling, performance
evaluations, and recommend salary actions as required
• Interfaces with multiple organizations and/or projects
to establish standard, effective project planning,
measurement and control techniques
• Provides specialized assistance to Project Managers in
carrying out their responsibilities
• Demonstrated skill in preparation of procedures an
• Demonstrated skill in administration functions
• Skilled in oral and written communications
•Coordinates resources with the generator for the management of waste.
•Acts as single point of contact for waste identification/characterization of planned waste.
•Identifies 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 walk downs 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.
•Ensures Waste Certification requirements (i.e., package contains no anomalous or prohibited items) are
•Assists or completes and submits the land disposal restriction (LDR) notifications to the Waste Disposition
•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
•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 to waste management and
transportation applicable to 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
•Technical competence 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 TSDRE Waste Acceptance Criteria
•Proficiency in oral and written communication