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Waste Technician

Location: Newport News, VA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 19, 2021
Category: Chemical Tech & Management
Job ID: 75561

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Opportunity

We are currently looking for a Waste Technician Internally known as InSite Chemist to join our team! This position will be working directly at the customer site, and will be responsible for the proper management of chemicals and hazardous materials in a safe and responsible manner.

 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.
  • 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.
  • Segregate and package chemicals and hazardous materials for shipment.
  • Maintain waste accumulation area at customer site.
  • Complete daily inspections for waste accumulation and satellite area.
  • Ensure compliance and complete related paperwork.
  • Operate forklift in a safe manner.
  • Perform other tasks assigned by management.

 What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Drivers License required with no restrictions
  • Post-secondary education in Chemistry is preferred 
  • Previous experience segregating and packaging chemicals is a plus 
  • Ability to interface with customers.
  • Forklift experience is strongly preferred.

 Join our team today! To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

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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