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Hazardous Waste Technician - Saint Augustine, FL (114223)

Location: Orange Park, FL, United States
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2022
Category: Chemist & Chemist Management
Job ID: 114223

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Clean Harbors Saint Augustine, FL location has an opening for an Hazardous Waste Technician to work at a local customer facilioty. The employee will be responsible for the performance of tasks associated with handling, segregating, packing and inspecting all chemical wastes in accordance with our company policies and procedures; This position is an entry point into an exciting and rewarding career at Clean Harbors. Transitioning Military, this is a great opportunity to leverage your skills and training as you return to civilian life. This position is known internally as an Insite Chemist.




 GENERAL WORK DESCRIPTION: Daily check in at multiple on-site location for retrieval and segregation of hazardous waste to be sent for safe transport, pouring of solvents, drum moving, small maintenance on waste drum handles and crushing metal drums.

 ***This is NOT a lab-based position***


 Why work for Clean Harbors? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career 


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Ensures 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;
  • Prepares computer-generated packing lists, labels, manifests, and land disposal restrictions notifications;
  • Performs inspections of staging, accumulating and storage areas to ensure proper housekeeping procedures and compliance;
  • Inspects storage area for leaks or spills;
  • Inspects drums for compliance with labeling regulations;
  • Collects, segregates, and properly packages waste chemicals for disposal to maximize efficiency and maintain compliance;
  • Samples and profiles of new waste streams or any wastes needing analytical testing;
  • Physically demanding position; Must be able to lift 50 pounds;
  • Prepare all necessary tracking paperwork.


 What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent required;
  • Hazardous waste experience a plus;
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean Motor Vehicle Record.



Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors? 
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Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is one-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

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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