Environmental Specialist

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Who Are We?

WASTE CONNECTIONS, (NYSE: WCN) is not only the best waste services company in North America, it is also an amazing place to realize your potential, make decisions, have your voice heard, and partner with extremely hard working and passionate people! We seek servant leaders, mentors, top performers, and fun people. At Waste Connections, we value each individual's unique background, experience, and passion to make us a great place to work.

Why you need to join us!
• CULTURE: It's a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed all-stars know what they do is important.
INTEGRITY: Our definition is "saying what you will do and then doing it!" We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.
RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

As a member of our elite Waste Connections Engineering team, you will be signing up for a company that is committed to our employee's long-term career development and success. If you are open to travel, willing to learn new tasks, and take on new challenges, Waste Connections wants you to be part of our team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in growing with the company.

A Day in the Life of a Region Environmental Specialist:

  • Provide innovative, cost effective solutions to the environmental, safety/health, and compliance issues at landfills, transfer stations, hauling operations and other businesses in the Western Region.
  • Collaborate with finance, legal, operations, maintenance, and safety in the development and implementation of environmental programs.
  • Manage the timing, quality, and cost of environmental engineering support services such as auditing, planning, inspecting, monitoring, recordkeeping, and training.
  • Analyze data and prepare summaries, recommendations, and cost estimates for consideration by local and regional management.
  • Conduct on-site audits, technical visits, and training. Site visits will involve exposure to environmental elements which will include chemicals, dirt, odors, noise, wastewater, and weather extremes.
  • Assist local and regional management in the review of design and development plans, cost estimates, and the evaluation of engineering proposals and specifications.
  • Compose technical reports and compliance documentation.
  • Develop training materials.
  • Mentor local leadership and junior technical staff.
  • Represent Waste Connections in regulatory interactions, permit negotiations, technical conferences, and other forums focused on the resolution of key issues. Plan and coordinate the work.
  • Be available and responsive to Region business locations either independently or as part of a multidisciplinary team.

  • Must have a Bachelor's of Science degree in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, or a related field.
  • Must be willing to obtain Professional Engineering Certification within 5 years of employment.
  • Must have minimum of two years of previous experience in a highly regulated industry. Waste services experience is preferred.
  • A working knowledge of environmental and safety regulations.
  • The willingness and ability to travel at least 50% of the time.
  • The willingness and ability to lead environmental, engineering, and multidisciplary teams.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Expertise in stormwater and wastewater treatment.
  • Superior oral and written skills
  • Demonstrated excellence in communicating with peers, regulators, government officials, and the public.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www. Careeres.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)