Manages the proper receiving, segregation and storage requirements by hazard classification, database tracking of container contents and time stored, bulking, packaging, treating/testing, labeling and storage of hazardous wastes transported to the Hazardous Materials Facility from campus laboratories, clinics, UNC Hospitals, maintenance operations and off -site UNC areas. This position is responsible for ensuring that operations at the HMF complex are carried out according to the requirements specified in the facilities Part B Hazardous Waste Storage Permit. Maintains complete compliance with local, state, federal, UNC Chapel Hill regulations addressing hazardous waste management. Complete compliance regarding safe handling techniques, accurate record keeping, timely reporting obligations, training, and transportation regulations through yearly North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and EPA Region IV inspections accompanied with EHS-Environmental Affairs internal audits. This position ultimately reports to the Hazardous Materials Manager.
This position will assist the University's laboratory research facilities in managing waste including hazardous, radioactive, mixed waste, and universal waste. This position will also provide technical assistance on hazardous waste accumulation and storage requirements for non-laboratory areas. This position also serves to determine which laboratory chemicals should become part of the University's laboratory chemical recycling program.
Education and Experience:
Four year degree with a preference for a related major in a physical science, biological science, environmental science/engineering, occupational safety, industrial technology or closely related science; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Some positions may require specific certifications or licenses. Specific jobs will require additional minimum training and/or licensing upon selection.
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