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Field Chemist

Location: Fairfax, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 31, 2020
Category: Chemical Tech & Management
Job ID: 66947

Job Description


The Opportunity

The Field Chemist, will have the opportunity to work at a multitude of customer sites in Fair Oaks, Alexandria, Loudoun, Mt Vernon and Fair Fax area. Based out of Fairfax, VA the Chemist will primarily be responsible for the performance of tasks associated with hazardous waste management within a hospital setting.

 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 environment
  • 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
  • Make waste pickups at labs as needed
  • Prepare computer-generated packing lists, labels, manifests, and land disposal restrictions notifications
  • Identify unknown laboratory chemicals when they are encountered
  • Perform inspections of staging, accumulating and storage areas to ensure proper housekeeping procedures and compliance
  • Inspect storage area for leaks or spills
  • Inspect drums for compliance with labeling regulations
  • Collect, segregate, and properly package waste chemicals for disposal to maximize efficiency and maintain compliance
  • Sampling and profiling of new waste streams or any waste needing analytical testing
  • Enter customer inventory

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1-year related work experience preferred
  • Proficiency with Windows-based computer applications
  • Valid drivers license

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors? Click Here to view the Technical Services/Insite/Clean Pack Day in the Life Video!

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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