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Receiving Chemist I

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Location: Tacoma, WA, United States
Date Posted: Jul 20, 2022
Category: Chemist & Chemist Management
Job ID: 113078

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Our Tacoma, WA location has an opening for a Receiving Chemist I. This position will be responsible for lab pack coding/processing; drum receiving/coding, and shipping of waste materials. 

Why work for Clean Harbors?   

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5;
  • Competitive wages with opportunity for overtime;
  • Comprehensive health benefits available;
  • 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 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;
  • Samples all incoming drums and performs basic analysis of samples following prescribed procedures;
  • Calibrates and utilizes lab instrumentation required to run basic analysis;
  • Completes all paperwork associated with analysis and drum sampling;
  • Ensures all work meets QA/QC guidelines;
  • Responsible for proper management of waste generated as a result of analytical procedures;
  • Assures all drums are properly final coded for routing and billing according to protocol;
  • Assures all drums are assigned to the proper disposal process and/or outbound profile;
  • Responsible for proper management and shipment of all drum and bulk outbound shipments;
  • Loads and unloads inbound and outbound van shipments;
  • Proper housekeeping and best management practices;
  • Performs job in compliance with Clean Compliance;
  • Performs other assignments as assigned by management.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • High School diploma or Equivalent required;
  • Hazardous materials handling an asset;
  • Previous forklift and warehouse experience;
  • HAZWOPER as asset.

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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