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Hazardous Waste Collection Technician - San Diego, CA

Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 21, 2022
Category: Driver - Chemist
Job ID: 118322

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Hazardous Waste Collection Technician works both indoors and outdoors at plants, labs, and customer sites; and is responsible for assisting with daily lab packs within customer facilities, household hazardous waste (HHW) collections and lab moves.   

For efficiency, waste is collected by a team of two technicians.  This role is will be partnered with a driver for waste collection in the field.

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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:

  • 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
  • Safe and compliant execution of lab pack projects/jobs and the proper packaging of material/waste and off specifications of commercial products
  • Print required labels and labels drums and assure driver of an expedient pick-up. Load/pack materials/wastes properly and segregate for compatibility the waste material on transport vehicle
  • Overall quality control of waste materials to be shipped.
  • Understand customer specific disposal restrictions/special packaging requirements
  • Chemistry knowledge a plus but not required 
  • Comfortable working with Hazardous Waste 
  • Manual labor required - will assist with loading and unloading truck
  • Ability to work side by side with another 
  • Monday – Friday, 5:00 a.m. start time
  • Ability to work Saturday's on occasion (based on customer needs)
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned by management; will be required to meet Clean Harbors customer expectations
 

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. College degree in chemistry, biology, geology, or other natural science preferred,
  • Detailed oriented and able to multi-task
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to use a laptop with Microsoft experience
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER and DOT training preferred
  • Previous labor-intensive background preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driver record

Join our team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at www.cleanharbors.com/careers  

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 th 

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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