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Lab Chemist

Location: Fallon, NV, United States
Date Posted: Mar 16, 2023
Category: Chemist & Chemist Management
Job ID: 120914

Job Description


Our Safety Kleen location is currently looking to add a Lab Chemist to our team at the Fallon, NV location. The Lab Chemist will be responsible for the routine analysis of samples to determine their chemical and physical properties. This position is lab based and supports our re-refinery in the oil recycling operation.

Schedule: Monday-Friday; 10am-6:30pm. Overtime and Saturday as needed. Flexibility to cover swing shift if other employees are out on vacation- as we are a small team.

Pay Rate: $28+ DOE

Why work for Safety Kleen?

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


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Perform testing on inbound, in-process, and outbound samples;
  • Perform tank analysis to verify product specifications;
  • Develop and review SOPs;
  • Operate and perform troubleshooting of laboratory instrumentation;
  • Perform special assignments to assist in lab and plant operations;
  • Prepare standards and reagents for use in calibration and analysis;
  • Provide analytical and other training to lab personnel;
  • Use available tools for scheduling, ordering, sample and data storage;
  • Calibrate and utilize basic instrumentation and maintain equipment under direct supervision;
  • Ensure that all work meets applicable QA/QC guidelines;
  • Develop and implement analytical methods of QA/QC procedures;
  • Other duties as assigned.


What does it take to work for Safety Kleen?

  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry or related science required;
  • 3+ years of experience in a laboratory setting preferred;
  • Experience with wet chemistry; various instruments (ICP and GC) is preferred; 
  • Solid understanding of math, chemistry and chemical testing.

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

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year.  

Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK ™

We thank all those interested in joining the Safety-Kleen team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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