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Field Laborers (HAZMAT) - $1,000 Sign on bonus

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Location: San Diego, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 11, 2023
Category: Environmental Technicians
Job ID: 121947

Job Description


Clean Harbors in San Diego, CA is seeking Hazmat Field Laborers.  This role is responsible for the performance of tasks associated with tank cleaning, high pressure water blasting, emergency response clean-up, hazardous waste clean-up and the handling of hazardous materials. This position also entails overnight traveling up to 15% to other locations within California.    


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


Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority, and we live it 3-6-5
  • Competitive wages:  $18.50 to $20.00.
  • 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.
  • Performing non-emergency and emergency response activities that deal with biological, chemical and etiological materials.
  • Performing labor intensive activities in all weather conditions throughout the day.
  • Working in atmospheres with low clearances, confined spaces and at heights.
  • Operating light and heavy equipment including skid steers, forklifts, oil spill booms and vacuum equipment.
  • Random drug tests performed for clearance to work on customer projects / job sites.
  • HazMat and Non-HazMat emergency response clean up.
  • General labor position – this role is physically demanding.
  • Location operates 24 hours / day, 7 days / week.
  • Usually works Monday – Friday, 6:00 a.m. start time.
  • Must be able work additional hours that will include evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
  • Will be “on call” for afterhours work twice monthly for one-week duration.
  • 10% to 15% overnight travel.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.


What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • 6 or more months of construction or general labor experience preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Safety oriented mindset with the determination to follow all procedures and policies.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work on a rotating on-call basis.

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

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 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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