Hazardous Waste Operations Group Leader

Simsbury - Connecticut - United States - Energy - Mining - Operations & Maintenance - Other

Brunel has an exciting opportunity for a Hazardous Waste Operations Group Leader for our client who are a global leader in mining solutions and quality products throughout the world in the Mining Industry. This is a permanent position located in Simsbury, Connecticut. You will be responsible to be the expert of environmental laws and regulations. You will be responsible for keeping all levels of management abreast of any changes impacting local operations and Coordinates with them to enhance or maintain high environmental standards. If you feel this would be a good fit, apply now!

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Gabrielle Warner, Account manager

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About this role

  • Demonstrate and/or lead the commitment to the pursuit of achieving Zero Harm through behavioral based safety;
  • Ensure compliance with applicable HSE performance standards, objectives and regulations;
  • Live and foster the IPL Corporate Values;
  • Align with the Business Excellence, identify and implement framework and strategy to reduce waste and improve quality, productivity and safety performance within the assigned departments;
  • Accountable for maintaining compliance with Part B permit conditions for DCC, Wastewater treatment and the Lead Grinding unit;
  • Evaluates results and makes recommendations as necessary for maintaining compliance with regulatory agencies;
  • Assist Plant Engineering and Operations in planning for compliance with regulations in connection with new or modified operations (e.g., new plants or processes, formulation changes) in order to assure compliance;
  • Work with Environmental Manager to draft or assist in the preparation of permit and renewal applications, responses to notices of deficiency, notices of violations, surveys, reports and any other requests for information from environmental agencies;
  • Provide leadership through direction, support and guidance regarding all activities within assigned department;
  • Effectively managing, motivating and developing employees with the assigned department(s);
  • Promote and drive standardization of systems and processes;
  • Actively involve the Environmental Operations department in BEx activities;
  • Direct and coordinate operation resources to ensure customer demands are met;
  • Control the department’s expenditure and assets to achieve financial targets;
  • Participate in incident investigations, regulatory inspections and audits and close all related actions;
  • Priorities for the Environmental Operations group;
  • Assign tasks to Hazardous Material Technician;
  • Compliance with changing governmental regulations;
  • Working with various functions, who may have differing objectives;
  • Optimizing department resources.

About you

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Minimum of 2-5 years related supervisory experience;
  • Experience in environmental regulations relating to chemical industries;
  • Requires ability to develop and professional presentations in classroom settings;
  • Ability to understand the Safety, Quality, Capacity and Continuous Improvement aspects of all processes within the assigned department;
  • Knowledge of and the ability to troubleshoot issues in the various processes associated within assigned department;
  • Knowledge of hazardous materials handling and disposal;
  • Must satisfy the requirements for a “possessor of explosives” as defined by BATFE;
  • Ability to provide direction and coaching to the Environmental Operations group in an effective leadership manner;
  • Ability to foster teamwork and collaboration among department employees;
  • Ability to communicate with others effectively in both written and verbal manner;
  • Microsoft office proficiency;
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships experience in chemical, mining or heavy industry with a minimum of 10-years’ experience in Turnaround and Project Delivery roles including managing at least two Turnarounds of greater than $10M value;
  • Demonstrated experience working with large matrix-style organizations across multiple regions;
  • A leadership style that is inclusive, collaborative and value setting;
  • Passion for coaching, mentoring and enabling an employee to be their best daily;
  • Tertiary qualification in engineering (Mechanical, Electrical or Civil);
  • SAP, Microsoft Office suite & Turnaround management systems.

What we offer

  • Vacation time + 10 paid holidays + a couple of PTO days;
  • Full health benefits including employer HSA contributions + dental plan with an orthodontic option, wellness coaching available;
  • Up to a 4% 401k match PLUS additional company contribution from 1% to 5% based on years of service;
  • Generous tuition reimbursement program;
  • Friendly and supportive coworkers.


  • Vacancy number: PUB234217
  • Location: Simsbury
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branch: Mining
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of Expertise: Operations & Maintenance
  • Closing date: Monday, November 18, 2019
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Gabrielle Warner

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Salt Lake City

+1 385-259-2533

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