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Material Handler- Environmental

Location: Newport News, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2023
Category: Chemist & Chemist Management
Job ID: 119706

Job Description


Clean Harbors in Newport News, VA facility is looking for a Hazmat Material Handler to join their safety conscious team! Known internally as the InSite Technician, duties will include collecting waste from various worksite areas, loading and off -loading waste materials and depositing the materials to their proper storage area. Valid Driver’s license, a clean driving record and a vehicle is required.  Computer skills required.

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 always acting in a safe manner.

•Computer literate

•Loading, packaging and segregation of materials and waste products.

•Quality control check and sorts bins

•Assisting the Lead Field Chemist with the execution of assigned lab pack projects.

•Ensure drum count is correct and that drum conditions are shippable in accordance to the policies and procedures of Clean Harbors.

•What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

•Lab-pack experience is a plus.

•1+ years of related experience such as warehouse or materials handling experience




•High School Diploma or GED Equivalent

•Computer Skills with knowledge of Excel

•Ability to lift 50 lbs

•Valid DL & clean driving record

•Experience with handling hazardous materials is a plus but not required

•Strong customer service skills

•Local travel as business demands require.

•College degree in chemistry, biology or other natural science preferred but not required


Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors? Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!

40-years of sustainability in action. 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 on-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.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483)

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

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran’s status or based on disability.



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