The Waste Management Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing all waste management operations in the project and ensuring that all systems are running efficiently and environmentally sound.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
- Manage the waste management fleet to maximize the useful life of an aging fleet of waste management units.
- When necessary, write policy, SOP and DOP specifically regarding all aspects of waste management operations, service and maintenance.
- Troubleshoot waste management issues via telephone, internet and person visits to determine the best course of action to set up or bring a waste management system online to support our Customer.
- Ensure that the proper parts, supplies and materials are ordered and received in DynMRO.
- Ensure that all waste management departments are operating in a safe, professional manner in accordance with company policy and applicable OSHA regulations.
- Act as a SME (Subject Matter Expert) to provide project controls, estimating and scheduling with pertinent data for project estimates.
- Ensure that parts, supplies and materials are ordered and stocked throughout Southern Afghanistan.
- Ensure that policy and procedures are adhered to by all subordinates pertaining to safe and effective waste management.
- Ensure that all required spreadsheets and databases are submitted to the Customer/Client on time and that the information is accurate and timely.
- Attend meetings as needed to brief military and civilian leaders on the state of waste management in support of program
- Counsel subordinates as needed to ensure that policies and procedures are being followed.
- May be required to travel at a moment’s notice to diagnose equipment issues in the field.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
- Advanced knowledge of the various methods of refuse collection and disposal to include incineration.
- Advanced knowledge in the collection and handling of hazardous waste and contaminated medical waste.
- Possess effective supervisory practices and team building techniques.
- Well-versed in solid waste management practices, including household hazardous waste and recycling.
- Comprehensive understanding of programs of refuse inspection and separation, collection of recyclable refuse, collection and separation of hazardous waste and collection, storage and disposal of medical waste.
Experience & Education
- Bachelor’s degree in a related field is required. Two (2) years experience in Waste Management may be substituted for each of the four (4) years of college.
- Minimum of eight (8) years work history in waste management solid waste collection and disposal operations.
- Demonstrated record of progressively greater scope of responsibilities, successful performance of personnel management, experience in employee relations, training and development.
- Supervisory experience and training in operations noted above with emphasis in Waste Management Operations.
- Extensive education, training and experience in all aspects of cost-effective, environmentally sound solid waste systems preferred.
- Must be able to meet the medical deployment requirements IAW CENTCOM MOD 15
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
- Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
- Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions.