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Field Inspector - OH_Fairfield

Location: Fairfield, OH, United States
Date Posted: Sep 27, 2022
Category: Compliance
Job ID: 115488

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Job Responsibilities

The Field Inspector oversees and documents daily site activities for remediation and emergency response projects.  Documentation of daily site activities including but not limited to cost tracking accounting, worksheet preparation, waste shipping logs, manifest management, health and safety, collection of photographs, documentation of meeting and conference calls, and completion of all paperwork under the direction of the project manager.  In addition, Field Inspector required to collect soil and groundwater samples, air monitoring data and completion of field activities.  Field Inspector will work under the direct supervision of the Field Project Manager and will assist in the completion of a project.

Primary Duties and REsponsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Extensive nationwide travelling is mandatory with expected durations up to six (6) weeks.  Travel by air will often be required. 
  • Accurately and completely document site activities including cost tracking, worksheets, waste shipping logs, manifest management, health and safety, documentation of meetings and conference calls and other paperwork via use of a laptop or mobile device.  
  • Reading and understanding of project documents and contracts.
  • Be able to meet project deadlines.
  • Ordering and receiving of supplies for the project.
  • Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized work environment.
  • Ability to use tools, move materials, and perform other general manual labor activities, when required.
  • Performs emergency response activities including, but not limited to chemical and water spills, etiological and biological contamination, equipment decontamination, etc.
  • Responsible for working in conjunction with project managers, supervisors, foreman, etc.
  • Adheres to and ensures constant compliance with Health & Safety Compliance and regulations  This specifically includes compliance with Clean Harbors' corporate policy regarding facial hair. 
  • Must have competency to complete on line mandated health and safety/ corporate / regulatory training via a company owned mobile device.
  • The ability to wear and properly use a variety of Levels A, B, C & D personal protective Equipment (PPE). This includes respirators, skin, face, hand and foot protection in a multiple number of combinations.
  • Works in various temperatures indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions: including extreme heat and cold while wearing various levels of personal protective equipment. Works in atmospheres and locations with the potential for exposure to various chemical and physical agents, some of which may be hazardous, toxic or corrosive Works extended (> 8 hrs.) time periods. Employee must have a valid driver’s license and be able to obtain a Clean Harbors light duty file.  Requires speaking, listening, and understanding English; color determination, depth perception, clarity of vision and 20/20 eyesight, corrected or uncorrected.  Employee needs Note that in emergency response situations these periods can extend beyond 8 hours, up to 12-24 hrs.; Because of the emergency response and operational nature of the position, a continuing condition of employment is that the applicant/candidate acknowledges and agrees to be on-call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year and on occasion will require work during week-ends and holidays.

Required License(s)/Endorsement(s)

  • Clean Driving record, for the purposes of CHESI, includes:  No more than 2  moving violations in the past 3 years; No DUI/DWI in past 3 years; No preventable accidents in the past year; No more than 2 preventable accidents in the last 3 year.
  • Complete confined space entry (CSE) training.  40 Hour OSHA Training and Annual Refresher.
  • No serious moving violations in past 3 years, i.e., Reckless driving, Driving to endanger, Open alcohol containers, etc.
  • Valid driver’s license required as a continuing condition of employment.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Environmental Science, or other related degree acceptable.


  • Extensive Nationwide Travel up to six (6) weeks at a time before a rotation home
  • Able to be able to use a laptop and be proficient with Microsoft Office, especially Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Familiarity with scientific procedures and methodology.
  • Familiarity with field operations procedures.
  • Ability to take and pass on line classes for RCRA, DOT and corporate mandated classes.
  • Meet OSHA training requirements.
  • Understand and follow regulatory statutes.
  • Requires speaking, listening, and understanding English; color determination, depth perception, clarity of vision and 20/20 eyesight, corrected or uncorrected.
  • Must have personal credit card for incidental lodging or travel charge


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