Waste Management Operative, Veolia Ireland, Cork

  • Full Time
  • Cork
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

Veolia Ireland, Cork

Waste Management Operative, Veolia Ireland, Cork
Waste Management Operator

Location: Floating Role (Barnahely, Ringaskiddy and Little Island)

Duration: Permanent

Overview of the Role:

The Waste Management Operator will be responsible for providing support and absence cover to the on-site teams, operational implementation of Total Waste Management contract and associated activities at three of our clients sites.

Day to Day of the Role:

  • Provision of absence cover (annual and sick leave) to the on-site teams including Technical Services Representatives, Site Supervisors and Operatives
  • Dangerous Goods Waste management. DG/ADR/IMDG compliance
  • Bulk Tanker Waste management. DG/ADR/IMDG compliance
  • Chempack management. Lab small segregation and packing to comply with DG/ADR/IMDG
  • Provision of additional support to implement improvement projects. E.g. Waste Stream classification. Sustainability Targets support.
  • Working in a team with TSRs, supervisors and operatives on client’s site to provide waste management services as per client’s outlined requirements
  • Movement, packing or compacting of hazardous and non hazardous waste items to on site satellite locations
  • Monitor and provide help to the site supervisor in managing waste movements on site
  • Help in loading/offloading trailers and ensure all relevant paperwork is in place
  • Management and housekeeping of waste compound and waste equipment (compactors, balers, packaging, lifting equipment)
  • Comply with Health & Safety, Quality, Dangerous Goods and other relevant regulations.
  • Monitor consumables stock levels and make orders as required.

Skills & Qualifications Required for the role;

  • Forklift Licence, Safe Pass, Manual Handling
  • Waste Management experience
  • Chemical and Dangerous Goods Awareness
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of IT software (email, Google drive and documents)
  • Flexibility, Punctuality, H&S Compliance (Essential)
  • DG & Chemicals Management. Forklift Driving, Computer Literate. (Essential)
  • Experience in Waste Management and Recycling. Bulk Tanker waste management (Desirable)
  • Environmental and sustainability awareness. Innovation
  • Team player. Good Communicator
  • Excellent Customer service skills

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bike to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Cork, County Cork: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Reference ID: JR5518

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