This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
The Environmental Supervisor performs non-supervisory and supervisory work. They work mainly with engineers, specialists, and officials to eliminate and/or control hazardous operations or conditions. In addition, they may be required to operate within the following fields:
Water/Wastewater – Domestic, Industrial and Drinking
MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:
Identifies hazardous conditions, work practices, operations and processes.
Conducts review of assigned work functions to ascertain employee and environmental exposures are within published limitations and capabilities.
Develops, trains, and implements safety and environmental procedures as required to maintain a safe working environment.
Identifies and advises project management in safety/environmental concerns and issues concerning compliance with applicable Safety and Environmental regulations.
Assists in performance of all recurring environmental and hazardous/ waste inspections, inventories, verifications, and training programs.
Conducts verification of hazardous material/waste inventories and prepares inspections reports.
Develops statistical information to support management decisions and proposals.
Performs other duties as required by management.
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Material and equipment directly used typically involves documentation of conditions during inspections and assessments, such as cameras, rough sketch drawings, and computers/laptops to complete reports. Other equipment includes photoionization meters, GPS receivers, tape measures, and other analytical tools. Motor vehicle operations required.
Work is generally office environment. However, duties will involve the conduct of work in the outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures – up to 130 degrees in the summer months. Potential exposure to chemical or biological agents could exist. Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in certain areas is required. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Candidate must comply with all Fire, Safety and post policies. Normal work week is 48 hours, but must be able to work overtime or nights as required; to include, holidays.
Work may require heavy lifting (up to 65 pounds), stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents.