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Hazardous Waste Technician

Location: Knoxville, TN, United States
Date Posted: Oct 1, 2020
Category: Technician
Job ID: 68228

Job Description

Responsibilities

The Opportunity

Our Knoxville, TN branch is currently seeking Hazardous Waste Technician(Environmental Tech I), 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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