National Response Corporation Regional Hazardous Waste Manager in Seattle, Washington


NRC is a global leader in the provision of diversified environmental, industrial and emergency response solutions with a focus on providing highly responsive local service with the highest safety standards, innovative technology, modern efficient equipment and dedicated professional employees.


  • We have a solid reputation that sets the bar high in our industry

  • We’ve successfully developed a network of clients who value our services

  • Industry knowledge and wealth of operation experience which allows us to provide a broad range of environmental, industrial and emergency response solutions and products

  • An unyielding commitment to maintaining the highest operation and safety standards


Fundamental to everything we do is our commitment to valuing the talents of each individual and harnessing the combined strengths of our diverse work force. The people of NRC are committed to this partnership and are the cornerstone of our overall success. NRC provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k with company match, Paid Time Off and much more!

We are currently seeking a Regional Hazardous Waste Manager to join our growing team!

Position Overview:

Position will consist of primary oversight of regional waste and waste related activities at PNW locations and on-site management with all aspects of Hazardous and Non-Hazardous Waste Management Services. This involves direct oversight and involvement in all field services activities before, during and after services/emergency response operations; including estimating and proposal development support. Development and implementation plans to meet the compliance objectives of the organization and maintaining compliance within the PNW facilities. This position will be the department lead to direct and supervise project chemists and associated supervisors/foreman working on NRC Waste Services Contracts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of Hazardous Waste Management Services encompassed in land services, industrial services, contract (waste) management, Waste Water Treatment Plant operations, phased operations to field work after emergency response operations and/or direct supervision utilizing a staff of field chemists, site supervisors, foreman, equipment operators, and field technicians

  • Ensure health and safety compliance on all assigned projects. Ensure all PNW locations with 10-day Waste storage permits, maintain compliance with all Federal and State regulations and guidelines. Ensure Waste Water Treatment plant operates within permit guidelines.

  • Develops sound relationships with potential clients and vendors; prepares project related cost estimates in support of business development and operational staff.

  • Manage all potential risks and liabilities of a project through complete understanding of the contract documents in order to maintain and protect NRC best interest

  • Manage and develop cost estimates and productivity schedules in conjunction with the proposal development group to maintain that well-scoped, competitively bid and well-written proposals be delivered to a potential client.

  • Manage and track all related project costs utilizing company generated forms and computer software to update regional management of the current financial status of the project at any given time.

  • Grow and develop project staff through training and scheduled review process to maximize employee efficiency and longevity

  • Provide technical support to account representatives through job walks, estimates, presentations and sales calls to increase NRC annual sales.

  • Help the overall NRC Emergency Response teams and assist other NRCES employees in the Pacific Northwest as needed

  • Initiate ideas, changes and policies which benefit the company as a whole

  • Ensure total customer satisfaction on all jobs

  • Build relationships with key members of various regulatory agencies and participate in meetings and symposiums whenever possible.

  • Be flexible; this position requires that the individual can/will perform all duties that may be required of subordinates including labor activities, driving, wearing protective equipment; being on-call, etc.

  • Manages multiple projects as designated by Regional Vice President or Regional Operations Manager.

  • Must work closely with all divisional operations and business development manager to ensure all priorities are met and exceeded. Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Typically, 4 years of college or advanced vocational training with equivalent environmental services work experience.

  • The qualified candidate will generally have at least 10 to 15 years of experience in the environmental/hazardous waste related industry as a Project Manager or higher position. Ideal candidate will also have 7 to 10 years as a Project Supervisor/Project Chemist within the Environmental Services industry.

  • Experience should include managing, developing professional proposals for engineering, construction or remedial projects and hands on experience with all.

  • Possesses current OSHA, DOT AND EPA training certificates.

  • Knowledge of disposal regulations and TSDF’s including profiling and shipping (manifesting) paperwork.

  • Ability to communicate well with all levels of management and subordinates in order to effectively accomplish general goals of the Operations program.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills are required including negotiation, persuasive, leadership and supervision skills, and the ability to work independently and as a team member.

  • Current OSHA, and HM 181 / 126 DOT driver training; 8-hour OSHA supervisor certification and confined space supervisor training

Successful completion of a pre-employment background and substance screening process including, but not limited to, employment verifications, criminal search and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) search as well continued verifications throughout employment to ensure that all records meet company policy standards.NRC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a drug free work environment to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, disability or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

EOE‐Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities