Job Job Summary
Plan, Implement, and coordinate comprehensive waste management systems that are designed to maximize waste prevention, reuse, and recycling opportunities. They can be involved in all stages of a project, for example establishing a company’s waste management goals and objectives, working with employees to help implement waste management policies, and evaluating the success of management plans. Waste management specialists play a key role in minimizing the impact of waste and protecting the environment.
· Duties vary significantly from job to job, but the following list includes typical job duties one might encounter as a waste management specialist:
· Plan and coordinate various waste management and recycling projects.
· Identify and quantify wastes.
· Coordinate the documentation required to label, move, track, and report waste and waste initiatives.
· Evaluate waste management options and apply a waste hierarchy model in order to reduce, reuse, recycle, recover, and dispose of waste material.
· Conduct research and analytical studies on a variety of waste management programs and issues.
· Investigate the life expectancy of consumable products and recommend options for more economical and environmentally friendly materials or processes.
· Work with company personnel in developing an appropriate and user-friendly waste management system.
· Assist in budget preparation and administration, including determining financial methods, procedures, and costs pertaining to environmental compliance and waste management services.
· Stay informed with respect to waste management regulations and ensures regulations are being adhered to.
· Provide waste management training to clients and staff.
· Participate in auditing processes, including approvals, water monitoring reports, engineering designs, and contingency planning.
Work environment : In the office
· Doing paperwork, analyzing data, and preparing reports
· Communicating on the phone and in meetings with colleagues and clients, and presenting findings and recommendations to clients
· Researching waste regulations and consulting with other professionals
In the field:
· Touring and inspecting waste management facilities and reviewing waste management practices and policies
· Collecting samples and information
· Evaluating and implementing waste management plans
· Identifying and auditing receivers, handlers, and transporters of generated waste
Education Qualifications & Requirements
· Minimum 5 years of Working Experience in Waste Management, Water Engineering
· The minimum education requirement to work as a waste management specialist is a university undergraduate degree in the following subjects;
ü Waste Management
ü Environmental Science
ü Environmental Management
ü Environmental Engineering
ü Civil Engineering
Deadline: 17 November 2017