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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Laveen, Arizona
United States
Job Categories:
Environmental Manager/Coordinator: Multi-site
Environmental Consultant
Services & Consulting: Field Operations
Services & Consulting: Management
Industry Segments:
Energy, Environmental Services
Experience level:
3-5 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
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Operations Manager (Environmental)

Manage the personnel and resources of local and remote field operations. Ensure work is completed in a safe, efficient, cost effective, and professional manner while maintaining a high standard of quality.


  • Maintain and establish a long lasting, productive relationship with current customers
  • Will participate in site walks/ evaluations for bid work. Will prepare job quotations/ proposals that are all-inclusive (proper scopes of work, price estimates and contingencies).This includes reviewing the quotes for final approval with the Branch General Manager.
  • Ability to estimate a project, set-up the project with customer service and dispatch, manage the job to completion and customer satisfaction, and assist billing department with job details.
  • Ability to interface with multi-level customers
  • Develop new business within territories
  • Responsible for contacting vendors and pricing additional/ specialized items that may be needed for specific projects.
  • On-call 24 hours per day 365 days per year. Typically divisions use an On-Call schedule that is based on a weekly rotation.
  • May require out of town travel. Length of travel will be dependent on division working for.
  • Teach and enforce company policies and procedures.
  • Comply with all US Ecology Management System policies and procedures
  • Assist in recruiting and interviewing potential candidates
  • Ability to track labor, supply, and equipment costs
  • Complete all other assignments made by management
  • Performs other, related duties as assigned. These are duties which may not be specifically listed in the class specification or position description, but which are within the general occupational series and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.

This position has supervisory responsibilities.

One level

To perform the duties of this job, the employee must have good interpersonal skills; be patient and tactful; display an enthusiastic, cooperative and friendly attitude at all times with managers/supervisors, co-workers, visitors, customers and clients.


  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental or technical field or the combined work/education requirements
  • Ability to interact professionally with all clients and co-workers
  • Ability to work together with small and large groups of people and have strong leadership traits
  • 3-5 year’s experience in the Hazardous Waste Industry
  • Must have direct management experience with a workforce
  • DOT Hazardous Materials management experience preferred

Certifications, licenses, registrations: None required  

Language Skills:
Good oral and written communication skills to clearly understand and convey other’s message and intent, and receives and processes feedback.  

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to perform basic math functions using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to attend to numerous details under the stress of maintaining courteous, accurate and timely relations with a variety of individuals. Ability to apply common sense understanding in carrying out detailed written or oral instructions or requests. Ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and to refer such problems to the appropriate individual for decision making.

While performing this job, the employee is responsible for continuous adherence to the Company’s Health & Safety Program. This includes: the health and safety of themselves and their coworkers, completing tasks in a safe manner, attending safety meetings and mandatory H&S training, and reporting any unsafe conditions, acts or unanticipated hazards to their Supervisor, General Manager or Health and Safety Specialist. 

Duties and responsibilities are detailed in the H&S Program Master Document and will be provided by the H&S Specialist and/or the direct supervisor during new-hire orientation, training sessions or upon request.  

Employees are required to report any concerns associated with environmental compliance to their supervisor, General Manager or Environmental Manager. Employees are also required to complete training in hazardous waste management procedures, emergency response and other topics as outlined in the facility’s training program and/or an individual training matrix.  

The personal and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may work alone and work extended hours with frequent interruptions while handling various non-standard situations. This work requires high concentration with a moderate level of stress. Ability to comprehend the consequences of various problem situations and to make sound decisions or to refer problems to appropriate people for decision-making. Employee shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with co-workers, clients, customers and vendors.  

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds for movement of supplies or containers. The employee is required to wear Personal Protective Equipment as necessary. Use hands to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.  

The work is typically performed in an outdoor environment and will require the ability to enter into transport vehicles. In the course of advising or counseling managers, supervisors, and employees, the individual may encounter aggressive or unpredicted behavior.  

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.