Environmental Field Chemist

  • Clean Harbors
  • Chester, VA, USA
  • Dec 26, 2018
Environmental Science - Engineering Hazardous Waste - RCRA -Toxics

Job Description

The Opportunity

The Environmental Field Chemist will be working both indoors and outdoors at plants, facilities, and customer sites to identify, collect, and package hazardous/non-hazardous waste. (Known internally as a CleanPack Chemist, this is not a laboratory based position).

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;

  • Responsible for collecting, identifying and packaging hazardous/non-hazardous waste produced within customer facilities;

  • Preparing waste drums for pick-up and delivery;

  • Driving out to different client sites using the company box truck;

    What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • College degree in chemistry, biology or other natural science preferred;

  • Previous experience in a labor intensive role;

  • Ability to travel overnight as required;

  • Ability to obtain and retain a Class B CDL with Hazmat endorsement. Must have a clean driving record

Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout United States and Canada, as well as Mexico and Puerto Rico. The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a majority of the Fortune 500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities and numerous federal, state, provincial and local governmental agencies. Through its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, Clean Harbors also is a premier provider of used oil recycling and re-refining, parts washers and environmental services for the small quantity generator market.  For many positions, we have implemented a Competency Based Progression and Pay Program, which directly rewards employees for developing increased proficiency in their key job functions through training and experience. At Clean Harbors you are offered unique opportunities for all stages of your career.

Clean Harbors offers all eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Competitive wages

  • Opportunities for growth, development and internal promotion

  • Health, Dental and Life Insurance

  • 401K, tuition reimbursement, and generous paid time off

  • Company paid certifications, licenses and training 

To learn more about our company visit us at www.cleanharbors.com.  

We thank all those interested in joining the Clean Harbors team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company. 

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