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Onsite Waste Technician

Company: Clean Harbors
Location: Asheville
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

Clean Harbors in Ashville, NC is seeking an Insite Technician to handle, segregate, pack, and inspect chemical waste in accordance with Federal/State/Local regulations and our company policies and procedures. This position will work both indoors and outdoors at plants, labs, customer sites and are responsible for assisting with lab packs within customer facilities, household hazardous waste (HHW) collections and lab moves. This is a customer facing position, working at customer sites daily. The Environmental Field Chemist are (NOT) laboratory-based Chemist.

Pay Range: $23.00 - $28.00 per hour

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 on-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.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Focus on maintaining sustainability and cleaning the Earth
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment including 401K with Company match
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Company paid training and tuition reimbursement


    Key Responsibilities:

    • Ensure that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and always acting in a safe manner
    • Prepare computer generated packing lists, labels, manifest, and land disposal restriction notifications
    • Perform inspections of staging, accumulating and storage areas to ensure proper housekeeping procedures and compliance
    • Inspect storage area and drums for leaks or spills
    • Inspect drums for compliance with labeling regulations
    • Collects, segregates, and properly packages waste chemicals for disposal to maximize efficiency and maintain compliance
    • Responsible for final preparation and approval of all projects before shipment in accordance with OSHA, EPA, DOT and company policies
    • Conducts projects/jobs according to site specific Federal, State, and local regulations and health and safety plans
    • Understand customer specific disposal restrictions/special packaging requirements
    • Follow all local, state (provincial) and federal compliance regulations and rules
    • Safely operate vehicles in accordance with U.S. DOT, local, state (provincial) and federal requirements
    • Safely observe all corporate operating guidelines and procedures
    • Observe all company environmental health and safety operating guidelines
    • Perform other duties as assigned


      Required Qualifications:

      • Valid Driver's license
      • Strong customer service skills
      • Perform physical functions per job requirements
      • Successfully complete a background check, drug test, and physical, by position
      • Per OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.34, employees in positions requiring respirators are required to meet facial hair standards.

        Our Environmental Field Chemist is an entry level position into an exciting and rewarding career at Clean Harbors. Transitioning Military, this is a great opportunity to leverage your skills, experience, and training as you return to civilian life.

        Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or based on any other federal, state/provincial, or local protected class.

        Clean Harbors is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact or 1-844-922-5547.

        Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


Keywords: Clean Harbors, Asheville , Onsite Waste Technician, Engineering , Asheville, North Carolina

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