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Lab Chemist I - Buttonwillow,CA

Location: Buttonwillow, CA, United States
Date Posted: Sep 3, 2021
Category: Chemical Tech & Management
Job ID: 75121

Job Description

The Opportunity:


The Opportunity:  

The Environmental Lab Chemist is responsible for the routine analysis of hazardous waste samples recieved at our landfill facility to determine their chemical and physical properties.   

Responsibilities:
  • Ensure Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times.
  • Perform basic analysis of waste samples following prescribed procedures.
  • Calibrate and utilize basic instrumentation.
  • Maintain equipment under direct supervision.
  • Complete all paperwork associated with the analyses (ex., calibration logs, run logs, etc.).
  • Ensure that all work meets applicable QA/QC guidelines.
  • Manage waste generated as a result of analytical procedures.
  • Maintain a safe working environment that is in compliance with all applicable OSHA regulations as well as all applicable company Health & Safety and Compliance protocols.
  • Reviews all applicable laboratory SOPs on an annual basis
  • Adhere to all applicable Clean Harbors’ policies and SOPs.
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management.
  • Run samples on Bulk and drum wastes
  • Manage waste as a result of analytical to proper disposal methods
EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or related science
  • 1+ years experience in a laboratory setting 
  • Environmental, industrial or hazardous waste experience preferred
  • Solid understanding of math, chemistry and chemical testing
  • 24 or 40 hour OSHA training and annual updates
  • Good organizational skills, decisiveness and initiative
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

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