Operations Manager

ACV Enviro - Ashland, VA (30+ days ago)2.5


The primary purpose of the Operations Manager is to manage training and performance of the Field Supervisor’s, Foreman, Equipment Operator’s, and Technicians. This includes but is not limited to being a subject matter expert on all field related services as they relate to remediation of Hazardous waste removal and spill clean-up.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the safe and legal removal, transportation and disposal of hazardous waste;

specifically, Industrial Service, Acid Neutralization tanks, Lab Packs, Plant Projects, Utility

Work, and Emergency Response

  • Reviews project proposal, estimates and/or plans to determine time frame, funding limitations,

procedures for accomplishing project, ensures staffing requirements, and allotment of

available resources to various phases of project

  • Confers with Project Coordinators to ensure established work plan and staffing for each phase

of a project, and arranges for the assignment of project supplies, equipment, & personnel.

  • Assigning, tracking and submitting Purchase Orders per Job number
  • Oversight of Dispatch, warehouse, field personnel and equipment
  • Reviews status reports prepared by project coordinator’s and modifies schedules or plans as

required to meet deadlines and budgets.

  • Ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment and consistently meeting deadlines
  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice, to resolve problems and ensure

strict adherence to all safety related guidelines.

  • Adherence to all company, client and governmental safety-guidelines.
  • Ensures accountability for actual performance of Drivers and Technicians as compared to

planned performance

  • Act as the subject matter expert on lab packs. Driver and Chemical Technician methods,

Technical Operations (Safety) and all aspects of remediation

  • Manages route productivity, audits job sites to ensure training needs are met
  • Reviews and inspects vehicles, Employee and DOT compliance to prevent out of compliance


  • Manages month end inventory processes and reporting
  • Collaborates with Service Center Management to ensure safety meetings are complete and on

call schedules are in place and communicated

  • Works with Health and Safety department

to ensure that employees comply with Company safety policies and procedures and follow

applicable laws and regulations via Safety meetings, policy and ensuring action is taken when

unsafe behavior or safety concerns arise

  • Performs other, related tasks as assigned


  • 3-5 years of experience managing employees in a field operations environment
  • Knowledge of Lab Pack procedures and regulations
  • Knowledge of Acid Neutralization tanks
  • Ability to organize and motivate in leading by example
  • Ability to thrive in a constantly changing chaotic environment and consistently meet tight


  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and time management skills
  • Ability to formulate and direct data analyses pertaining to field operations processes to identify problems and resolutions
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage assets

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities (KSAs)

To perform the duties of this job, the employee must have good interpersonal skills; be patient and tactful; display an enthusiastic, cooperative and friendly attitude at all times with managers/supervisors, co-workers, visitors, customers and clients. Must be able to maintain high business ethics internally and externally. Ability to communicate effectively with all employees, as well as corporate staff and executive management

Job Type: Full-time


  • lab pack chemist: 5 years (Required)
  • hazardous waste: 5 years (Required)


  • Ashland, VA (Required)