Waste Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512458-606407
    • Job Location: Berkeley, CA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: January 25, 2018
    • Years of Experience: 7 - 10 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:


Exempt. The Waste Manager (WM) serves as the primary waste management/disposal interface with the Project Manager (PM) and is responsible for the development, maintenance and implementation of waste management plans and procedures. Such technical support may include, but is not limited to, characterization, and the process/procedures for sorting/segregating, loading/packaging, certification (as required), staging, and disposal of all waste generated during the Project, regulatory compliance, and data analysis


  • Prepare and submit all waste documentation to include, but not limited to, waste profiles, shipping documentation, and any shipment records.
  • Maintain waste inventory spreadsheets and databases.
  • Perform waste sampling and characterization.
  • Oversee container and conveyance loading.
  • Perform QC inspections on shipping containers.
  • Develop plans and procedures for waste management activities.
  • Train workforce on waste management procedures and regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinates activities with both clients’ technical contact and the Perma-Fix professional services program management for the functional areas covered by the project.

Experience and Skills:


  • Must maintain current Advanced Mixed Waste Shipper Certification, RCRA Generator Training, and 40 hour HAZWOPER with current refresher.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and apply technical knowledge and theory to practical field situations.
  • B.S. degree (or experience equivalent) from an accredited college or university in Materials Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Physics.
  • Ten years directly related to management and disposal of radioactive waste.
  • Five years related to management and disposal of RCRA hazardous and TSCA wastes


  • Ability to frequently walk moderate distances and stand or sit for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch.
  • Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • General office environment.
  • Work involves occasional exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.
  • Work environment involves occasional exposure to potentially dangerous materials and situations that require following extensive safety precautions and may include the use of protective equipment.