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Senior-Level Waste Management Professional

Company: LBL
Location: California Hot Springs
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has an opening for a senior-level Waste Management Professional to join the Environment, Health, & Safety Division (EHS). In this dynamic role, you will work across the Laboratory's scientific and operations organizations to apply your knowledge of chemistry and waste management techniques, practices and concepts to provide technical support and manage waste management technical programs. You will use your knowledge of chemistry to resolve issues related to hazardous, radioactive, mixed, universal and medical wastes as well as other Laboratory waste streams. You will also conduct work area and facility audits, provide technical advice to waste generators to ensure safe and compliant waste generation, and provide technical program support and development.

This is a great opportunity to work with an experienced Environmental, Waste, and Radiation Protection team to support science and operations at Berkeley Lab, while building a rewarding career with a highly regarded research institution!

What You Will Do:

Provide guidance, direction and recommendations to research and operations personnel regarding effective and compliant implementation of waste management policies, procedures, permits and regulatory compliance requirements.
Develop and maintain close relationships with Laboratory personnel, anticipating their needs and supporting planning and implementation of their objectives by furnishing waste management input.
Provide waste characterization technical support to assigned areas of research and operations. Classify waste to ensure safety and compliance to meet on-site TSDF and off-site TSDF Waste Acceptance Criteria and DOT requirements.
Determine proper application of waste generator's process knowledge, and/or analytical results necessary to assure safe and compliant management of waste streams. Identify, establish and implement analytical methods to ensure accurate waste characterization and verification.
Identify and implement plans, profiles, protocols, contracts, documents and manifests necessary to ship waste to off-site TSDFs or other receiving sites.
Serve as lead on medium to large waste management projects, as well as participate in multi-disciplinary teams in support of waste management and integrated safety management in assigned areas.
Develop and deliver training to Laboratory personnel. Develop and maintain technical program documentation in subject areas assigned ensuring compliance with applicable regulations and standards.
Compile and submit regulatory reports, requests for information and other regulatory information. Act as Point of Contact with regulatory agencies for assigned technical programs.
Provide Quality and Technical Assurance for Berkeley Lab's waste management program, including for waste characterization, classification and certification activities; implementation of the Waste Management QA Plan and waste characterization QA program; independent inspections, audits, and/or assessments of assigned areas; and management and maintenance of applicable waste management files and records.

What is Required:

B.S. in Chemistry and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Extensive chemistry background with hands-on experience working with hazardous chemicals, including expert knowledge of standard chemistry theories, techniques, concepts and practices as applied to waste or environmental management.
Comprehensive knowledge of federal, state and local regulatory requirements for management of hazardous waste and transportation of hazardous materials and/or of radioactive and mixed waste and transportation of these materials.
Broad knowledge of waste management principles and practices as applied to research organizations and permitted hazardous waste handling facilities.
Extensive knowledge of EPA sampling and analysis methods and interpretation of analytical data.
Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret data as well as develop solutions to a wide range of very complex problems.
Effective written and verbal communication skills with the ability to successfully deliver customer service-based technical support.
Proven ability to interact and work effectively with waste management technicians and professionals and to deliver presentations or briefings to interdisciplinary audiences and senior management Demonstrated ability to apply sound professional and technical judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate actions, including experience in providing technical advice, guidance, or leadership on medium to large projects.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience in ensuring compliance with hazardous waste handling facility permit requirements.
Applicable professional certification.
Knowledge in project management, and program development and implementation.


This is a full-time career appointment, exempt (monthly paid) from overtime pay.
This position may be subject to a background check. Any convictions will be evaluated to determine if they directly relate to the responsibilities and requirements of the position. Having a conviction history will not automatically disqualify an applicant from being considered for employment.
Work will be primarily performed at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, 1 Cyclotron Road, Berkeley, CA.

Equal Employment Opportunity: Berkeley Lab is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. Berkeley Lab is in compliance with the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision under 41 CFR 60-1.4. Click here to view the poster and supplement: "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups presently considering scientific research careers.

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