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Field Chemist

Location: Lenexa, KS, United States
Date Posted: Jul 9, 2020
Category: Chemical Tech & Management
Job ID: 66954

Job Description


The Opportunity

Our Lenexa, KS Branch is currently seeking a Field Chemist who is responsible for driving a Class B box truck to various customer locations where they collect, identify, segregate, package, and transport hazardous and non-hazardous waste.  We are looking for candidates with related experience in the environmental clean up and lab packing field.  

This is an entry level role, not based in a laboratory. Recent Science Degree graduates are encouraged to apply! 

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;
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement;
  • 10 paid Vacation, 3 paid personal and 5 paid sick days annually prorataed at start date;
  • Paid CDL Training provided!
  • Group 401k program with a company matching component;
  • Positive and safe work environments;
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensures 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;
  • Collects, identifies and packages hazardous and non-hazardous waste products;
  • Samples, labels and prepares waste drums for pick-up and transport at customer locations;
  • Loads wastes properly and segregates for compatibility on transport vehicle;
  • Accumulates and records accurate billing information to ensure proper customer billing;
  • Ensures customer satisfaction by understanding each customers’ specific disposal and packaging requirements;
  • Overall quality control of waste materials to be shipped;
  • Ensures drum count is correct and that drum conditions are shippable in accordance to company policies and procedures.


  • Previous experience in a labor-intensive role is a preference;
  • Previous experience in hazardous material handling, and/or lab packing experience an asset but not required;
  • College degree in chemistry, biology or other natural science strongly preferred but not required;
  • Ability to obtain/retain Class B CDL with Endorsements upon hire (Company Paid Training Available!);
  • Strong customer service skills;
  • Ability to travel as business demands require.

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors?
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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. *CH

**Please note this position is NOT a laboratory based position and will require regular daily phyiscal labor duties in the field.

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