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Hazardous Waste Technician

Location: Knoxville, TN, United States
Date Posted: Jul 16, 2020
Category: Technician
Job ID: 67004

Job Description

Responsibilities

The Opportunity

Our Knoxville, TN branch is currently seeking Hazardous Waste Technician, who will be responsible for the performance of tasks associated with hazardous waste clean-up, site-remediation, equipment decontamination, tank cleaning, high pressure water blasting, emergency response clean-up, and the handling of hazardous materials.  

This is an entry level position into the growing field of Environmental clean-up. We provide extensive training and room for advancement. Come start your career with us!

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages, weekly overtime available and weekly pay structure;
  • 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:

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all time;
  • Performs non-emergency and emergency response activities dealing with hazardous materials;
  • Performs labor intensive activities in all weather conditions throughout the shift;
  • Works in atmospheres with low clearances, confined spaces and at heights;
  • Operates light and heavy equipment including: skid steers, forklifts, pressure washer.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • 6 months construction, general labor/physically intensive experience;
  • Valid Driver’s License required;
  • Safety oriented mindset with the determination to follow all procedures and policies;
  • Ability to travel overnight for training and work on an on-call basis when needed;
  • Ability and willingness to work in a physically intensive role;
  • TWIC card preferred.

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors? Click Here to view a 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 https://careers.cleanharbors.com/

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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