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InSite Chemist

Company: Clean Harbors
Location: Newport News
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Clean Harbors in Newport News, VA is looking for a Hazardous Materials InSite Chemist.

  • Learning and applying knowledge about science and chemistry?
  • Working directly with customers?
  • Staying active and on your feet?

    Then a Clean Harbors InSite Chemist sounds like the job for you!

    Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video.

    Why work for Clean Harbors?

    • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
    • Competitive wages and generous paid time off;
    • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment;
    • Group 401K/RRSP with company matching component;
    • Company paid training and tuition reimbursement;
    • Company provided vehicles and equipment;
    • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career!

      Responsibilities

      Essential Functions/Responsibilities

      Tasks

      --- Make waste pickups at labs as needed.

      --- Prepare computer-generated packing lists, labels, manifests, and land disposal restrictions notifications.

      --- Identify unknown laboratory chemicals when they are encountered.

      --- Perform inspections of staging, accumulating and storage areas to ensure proper housekeeping procedures and compliance.

      --- Inspect storage area for leaks or spills.

      --- Inspect drums for compliance with labeling regulations.

      --- Collect, segregate, and properly package waste chemicals for disposal to maximize efficiency and maintain compliance.

      --- Sampling and profiling of new waste streams or any wastes needing analytical testing.

      --- Prepare all necessary tracking paperwork.

      --- Utilize CHOICE waste management software to efficiently and accurately manage waste program.

      --- Assign proper waste codes to all materials that are designated for disposal.

      --- Maintain and manage waste profile data.

      --- Evaluate specialty waste materials such as gas cylinders and potentially explosive compounds and determine disposal options.

      Other Duties as Assigned

      Qualifications

      InSite Chemists perform a wide range of tasks, including:

      • Making waste pickups at labs as needed;
      • Packaging and labeling waste products and other materials;
      • Identifying unknown chemicals when they are encountered;
      • Performing inspections of staging, accumulating, and storage areas to ensure proper housekeeping procedures and compliance;
      • Collect, segregate, and properly package waste chemicals for efficient and compliant disposal;
      • Overall quality control of waste materials being stored and shipped;
      • Completing required manifests and tracking paperwork;
      • Utilizing CHOICE waste management software to efficiently and accurately manage waste programs.
      • Per OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.34, employees in positions requiring respirators are required to meet facial hair standards.

        This position is an entry level role, but many of our leaders started in this job! With safety as our top priority, you'll get the training and support to not only succeed at your job but advance your career.

Keywords: Clean Harbors, Newport News , InSite Chemist, Other , Newport News, Virginia

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