Waste Management Manager Treatment Landfill -Hazardous Waste in Sulphur, Louisiana

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

I. Job Summary

Manages and directs the day to day activities of the following departments Stabilization, Disposal, FO39 leachate Tank Farm # 4, Wheel Wash Facility, Bulk Sampling, FO39 leachate Biological Waste Water Treatment, Arsenic Treatment, Macro-encapsulation and oversee landfill construction by performing the following duties personally or through subordinates supervisors.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Ensures that EPA, State agencies, RCRA, TSCA, and DOT Regulations are followed.

  • Prepares annual budget for each department

  • Maintains cost controls by taking appropriate corrective action when cost are not within acceptable limits.

  • Puts in place and monitors programs to ensure proper waste sampling, treating and disposal.

  • Monitors and takes corrective action when necessary for proper management of leachate collection, storage, and disposal.

  • Monitors progress and completion of capital projects in areas of responsibility.

  • Develops personnel and equipment requirements for new or improved operating processes.

  • Ensures personnel are properly trained on health and safety matters, as well as proper procedures for waste treatment, tracking and disposal.

  • Monitors for compliance with Corporate and Facility safety and compliance regulations and takes corrective action when needed.

  • Reference site-specific procedures and more detailed site-specific job descriptions.

  • Performing other duties as assigned.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of supervisory employees. This includes:

Manages subordinate supervisors who supervise employees in the Stabilization, Disposal, Wheel Wash Facility, Bulk Sampling, FO39 leachate Biological Waste Water Treatment, Arsenic Treatment and Macro-encapsulation departments. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Direct supervision of _ full-time employees, including: _

  • Indirect supervision of _ full-time employees.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

Education: Bachelor’s degree (accredited) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four years of relevant work experience.

Experience: Four years of prior work experience (in addition to education requirement)

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

Current valid Driver’s License

DOT Hazmat Incident Commander

New Employee Training


HAZWOPER (24 Hour)

DOT & M2Z (Driver Only)


Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)

Clean Air Act (CAA)

Clean Water Act (CWA)

Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)

Superfund Amendment & Reauthorization Act (SARA)

Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)

National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)

Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)

Hazardous Waste Transportation Act (HWTA)

Code of Federal Regulation (CFR 40, 29, & 49)

Contingency Plan

Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan (SPCC)

Security Plan


Standard Division Practices (per department) (SDPs)

Refresher Training As Required By Law





Medical Exam

Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Test

Complete Physical Biennially

Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Audiogram and Respirator Fit Test annual

Physical at Termination


Respirators – Full face OV/AG or half face with face shield

Full face supplied air in some areas

Suit – Appropriate Barrier Suite: Liquid – yellow Tyvek with sleeves, apron, booties Solid – white Tyvek

Gloves – appropriate to hazards present – PVC over Nitrile or Butyl (Liquid Waste) Leather Work (Solid Waste), Leather/Cloth work (when handling equipment or containers)

Overshoes – Vinyl Booties – Waterproof Boots – Chemical Resistant Boots

Safety glasses

Hard Hats

Shoes - Steel Toe

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

None required.

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.


At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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