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Lab Chemist I

Location: White Castle, LA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 16, 2023
Category: Chemist & Chemist Management
Job ID: 120231

Job Description



Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America. 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.

Headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts, Clean Harbors has waste disposal facilities and service locations throughout the United States and Canada, as well as Mexico and Puerto Rico.

We offer competitive salaries and progressive benefits including health, dental, life insurance, 401K, generous paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more. We offer a drug free work environment and require a pre-employment drug screen. All Applicants are subject to pre-employment security background checks, and some positions may require pre-employment physical fitness for duty tests.

The Lab Chemist I is responsible for the routine analysis of samples to determine their chemical and physical properties.

• Ensure Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.
• Perform basic analysis of samples following prescribed procedures.
• Calibrate and utilize basic instrumentation.
• Maintain equipment under direct supervision.
• Complete all paperwork associated with the analyses (ex., calibration logs, run logs, etc.).
• Ensure that all work meets applicable QA/QC guidelines.
• Manage waste generated as a result of analytical procedures.
• Maintain a safe working environment that is in compliance with all applicable OSHA regulations as well as all applicable company Health & Safety and Compliance protocols.
• Reviews all applicable laboratory SOPs on an annual basis and achieve satisfactory scores on SOP quizzes.
• Adhere to all applicable Clean Harbors’ policies and SOPs.
• Perform other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management.
• Run samples on Bulk and drum wastes
• Sample Drums and Bulk wastes
• Manage waste as a result of analytical to proper disposal methods
• Performs other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of the Clean Harbors business.

• Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related science is preferred but not required
• 1+ years experience in a laboratory setting preferred
• Solid understanding of math, chemistry and chemical testing
• 24 or 40 hour OSHA training and annual updates
• Good organizational skills, decisiveness and initiative
• Good computer skills
• Ability to work in a team environment

• Lifting up to 50 lbs from the ground to your waist
• Climb up and down vertical ladders
• Capable of reaching out, over and down exerting a force
• 20/20 eyesight corrected or uncorrected - depth perception is critical
• Good hand/eye coordination
• Work in all Types of weather

Employment is contingent upon a successful background check and drug screen. Some positions also require a pre-hire medical exam. Must meet all work eligibility requirements. Environmentally-responsible business.


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