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Household Hazardous Waste Technician

Location: Benicia, CA, United States
Date Posted: Mar 16, 2023
Category: Chemist & Chemist Management
Job ID: 121494

Job Description


Clean Harbors in Benicia, CA is looking for an HHW Chemist to join their safety conscious team! This person would be responsible for assisting in the collection, identification and proper packaging and/or lab packing of hazardous and non-hazardous waste at this specific site location as well as spill response activities on site.

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.
  • Conduct chemical bulking/consolidation as required.
  • Proper loading, packing and segregation of waste to maximize efficiency and maintain compliance.
  • Ensure work area maintained in a neat and orderly manner.
  • Assisting other Chemists with the execution of assigned lab pack projects.
  • Shift is Tuesday through Saturday, 6:30 a.m. start
  • Tuesday starts later and works until approximately 7:00 p.m.
  • Will participate in Household Waste events & provide guidance on proper segregation & packaging of waste 
  • Responsible for prepping and labeling waste for truck load / transport.
  • Summer months include MANDATORY PARTICIPATION for Household Waste events on Sunday.
  • Must be computer savvy.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.


What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Chemistry background is required.
  • Lab Pack experience is preferred.
  • 40 Hour OSHA, DOT preferred.
  • Attention to detail, able to take and follow direction, and to perform multiple tasks.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to interface with customers.

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

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 company.



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