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EmployerConfidential Employer
Location Stennis Space Center, MS US
PostedJanuary 24, 2020

Job Details

Lead Environmental Specialist

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or without direct supervision.

  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.

  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

  • Comply with all applicable safety- and health-related rules, regulations, and procedures;

  • Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely;

  • Assist supervisors and managers in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions; and

  • Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

  • Coordination and Management of Hazardous Waste Program and Support to Spill Response

  • Ensure that SSC maintains compliance with all applicable hazardous and universal waste regulations and SSC permits and procedures.

  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to hazardous and universal waste generators and satellite accumulation area managers

  • Collect wastes from on-site generators and transporting to the hazardous waste accumulation point

  • Hazardous waste characterization, waste tracking, and coordination of hazardous waste shipments (preparation and loading oversight) 

  • Develop procedures for the management of hazardous and universal waste

  • Perform and document various hazardous waste inspections

  • Provide guidance for spill response, reporting, and waste disposal

  • Document all chemical and fuel spills

  • Conduct training for waste generators

  • Prepare regulatory and contractual reports

  • Universal Waste Management oversight

  • Pharmaceutical Waste Management oversight

  • Environmental Compliance data compilation and reporting

  • Conduct audits of off-site disposal facilities

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Bachelor’s Degree in environmental science, engineering, or related scientific field

  • 2-5 years environmental compliance experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of the federal, state (Mississippi), and local environmental regulations

  • 40-Hour HAZWOPER current certification a plus

  • Must complete on-the-job training that teaches the individual to perform their duties in a way that ensures compliance with applicable regulations and Stennis Space Center requirements. 


  • DOT HAZMAT Shipping

  • Lift minimum of 30 pound load

  • Bend and stoop periodically per day

  • Push and pull periodically throughout the day

  • Walk up/down stairs frequently

  • Climb ladders and scaffolding

  • Wear PPE gear periodically (steel toe shoes, safety glasses, hard hat, gloves)

  • Tolerate extreme cold/heat periodically

Job #333329

Building 1100N, Room 1002
Stennis Space Center, MS US