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Environmental Services Foreman

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Location: Buffalo, NY, United States
Date Posted: Aug 27, 2020
Category: Operations Supervisors
Job ID: 66299

Job Description


The Opportunity


Clean Harbors Buffalo, NY is seeking for a Field Services Foreman to their safety conscious team. The Field Services Foreman is responsible for managing crews in the field and ensuring that environmental projects and emergency responses are being completed. This is a hands-on position that will insure the safe and timely completion of various task within budget. Assignments will include both environmental and industrial cleaning projects. Examples are 24-hour emergency spill cleanup, tank and pit cleaning, pressure washing and general site cleanup. The successful candidate is expected to travel overnight 10% annually and respond to emergency response work as required.


Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Pay for you to obtain your CDL
  • Competitive wages and weekly overtime opportunities;
  • 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;
  • Oversees projects associated with tank cleaning, plant shut down, spill cleanup and emergency response;
  • Supervises confined space entries and emergency response operations;
  • Ensures that the proper inspections and calibrations have been performed on life-monitoring equipment before taking them on-site;
  • Allocates and verifies that the appropriate equipment is available and on-site to complete the project;
  • Accurately completes and submits daily work sheets for proper billing to customer;
  • Ensures all required daily paperwork is completed accurately and submitted in a timely manner (i.e.: confined space entry permits, safety audits, etc.);
  • Trains and mentors Environmental Technicians;
  • Manages safety performance and reporting;
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned by management.


What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Willingness to travel away from home up to 10% of the time
  • High School Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Minimum 1+ years of experience in a leadership/crew lead role required
  • Minimum 2+ years of Environmental Field or Oil and Gas experience is preferred
  • Emergency response experience is preferred
  • Confined Space Entry knowledge is an asset
  • Valid driver’s license and clean 3 years MVR required
  • Ability and willingness to travel and to work on an on-call basis


40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. 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


For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483).


Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.


Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.



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