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Hiring OrganizationTSMC temp office
Post NameWaste Management Engineer
Employment TypeFull Time
Work Hours8 Hours
Salary USD 117000 To USD 140000 Per Year
Location Phoenix, Arizona, United States 85021

About this role:

The Waste Management Engineer will help TSMC manage all waste streams under the RCRA regulatory framework with coordination and audit oversight of the facility waste management vendor(s).

This person will be responsible for ensuring compliance of hazardous and non-hazardous waste storage areas with all regulatory requirements, ensuring proper waste disposal, helping to identify recycle/reuse opportunities, and helping TSMC develop and implement rules and evaluate compliance with existing and future legislation.

This posting is for an experienced applicant.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  1. Overall accountability for ensuring compliance with Federal, State, and Local regulations related to hazardous and non-hazardous waste streams.
  2. Evaluation of field, operational and analytical data to assist in determining waste characterizations.
  3. Coordinate the operations of the facility in dealing with the management of waste, such as waste collection, sorting, recycling, and disposal, in order to ensure optimal efficiency of operations, improve methods for waste reduction, and ensure compliance with legislation. Advise on the implementation of waste regulations and on improvement strategies for waste management and waste minimization, to increase environmentally sustainable practices and environmental awareness.
  4. Coordinating waste shipments with transporters and disposal facilities and ensuring all required documentation is completed.
  5. Maintaining accurate records (including operations and inspection logs) related to chemical inventories and shipments of hazardous and non-hazardous wastes and preparing and submitting regulatory agency reports and documentation.
  6. Interfacing with regulatory agencies regarding hazardous materials and waste stream management


  1. Bachelor’s degree or higher in environmental science/engineering, chemical engineering, natural resources management, physical science, or related field of study. Master’s degree with at least three years or more of experience.
  2. At least two years of experience in hazardous and non-hazardous waste management at a large-quantity generator facility in a highly regulated industrial environment or semiconductor industry.
  3. Ability to understand and apply government regulations related to hazardous materials and wastes including but not limited to Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), and Toxic Release Inventory Reporting (TRI).
  4. Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) placard, packaging, and waste transportation regulations (49 CFR) preferred.
  5. Familiarity with Arizona waste regulations and experience working with the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality.
  6. Good problem-solving and critical thinking skills with a focus on issue resolution and proactive process improvement

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. HAZMAT certification and experience preferred.
  2. Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) certification preferred.

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