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Lab Chemist II - Buttonwillow,CA

Location: Buttonwillow, CA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 6, 2021
Category: Chemical Tech & Management
Job ID: 72030

Job Description

Responsibilities

 

 

The Opportunity 

 

Our team in Buttonwillow, CA  is looking to add a seasoned Lab Chemist II to their team! The Chemist is responsible for the routine and non-routine, sampling and analysis of samples to determine their chemical and physical properties. 

 

This position is based in both a Laboratory and Field 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 environments;
  • Great work life balance;
  • 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;
  • Performs non-routine analysis of samples following prescribed procedures, with the ability to solve minor problems;
  • Calibrates and utilizes basic instrumentation, with  the understanding of the underlying theories;
  • Performing maintenance of equipment and suggests  solutions to problems;
  • Completes all paperwork associated with the  analyses in a neat and timely fashion (ex., calibration logs, run logs,      etc.);
  • Ensures that all work meets applicable QA/QC  guidelines;
  • Proper management of waste generated as a result  of analytical procedures;
  • Maintaining a safe working environment that is in  compliance with all applicable OSHA regulations as well as all      applicable company Health and Safety and Compliance protocols;
  • Performs training and other aspects of Chemica Hygiene Plan as directed
  • Reviews all applicable laboratory SOPs, annually  and scores a satisfactory score on SOP quizzes;
  • Adhere to all applicable CHES policies and CHES SOPs;
  • Performs job functions in compliance with the company standard: Clean Compliance;
  • Responsible for supply management in their area of responsibility, including proper housekeeping and best management      practices;
  • Performs analysis of samples following prescribed      procedures; 

 

    • Assign process codes for waste shipments based on  test results. 
    • Generate pick lists of drums for processing
    • Tests lab samples of all types from drummed and bulk waste shipments
    • May off-load, label and sample incoming drums.
    • Enter in lab and other sampling information into waste  management platform.
    • Enter data into administrative spreadsheets for data consideration and regulatory requirements

 

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors? 

 

  • High School and science degree or area of study. 
  • Will consider 2 or 4  year science or environmental course of study (A.A. or B.S.)
  • Science Degree preferred but not required;
  • Previous  lab experience or haz waste experience is considered an asset;
  • Knowledge in local, state or federal laboratory testing  credentials considered an asset;
  • Understanding of math, chemistry, and chemical testi  is  a plus. 

 

Join our team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at www.cleanharbors.com/careers 

 

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.

 

Position Requirements

 

Potential Applicants:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability.

 

 

 

 

 

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