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InSite Chemist (FLOATER) - Haz waste technician

Company: Clean Harbors
Location: Camarillo
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

  • Floating Insite Chemist (haz waste technician) based out of the Camarillo or Valley area to help assist at our Insite programs.
  • Territory spans from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles. Santa Barbara- X2 a week. Valley, Camarillo.
  • Emergency calls out of state (rare but occasional)
  • Schedule comes out every week depending on customer needs.
  • Inspections, prepping shipments, labeling, packing haz waste on customer sites.
  • Start time 5-7AM, have to be OK w/ night shift, but average 6AM-2:30PM.
  • $22-$26 DOE.
  • 40 HR hazwoper preferred.


    Essential Functions/Responsibilities


    --- 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


    Education/Experience: Minimum Requirements

    Required/Preferred Education Description Major/Specialization

    Required 2 years college or specialized training Chemistry/Biology/Environmental Science/Related

    Experience: 3 to 5 years

    Alternative: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be accepted in lieu of degree.

    Required/Preferred Certificate or License

    Required 40 Hour OSHA Training.

    Required Forklift Training and certification.

    Required Reactive Materials certification.

    Required DOT Training.

    Required CleanPack Chemist Training Course.

    Required LICENSES: Valid drivers license with clean driving record (*see definition below) Commercial drivers license-Class "B/C" with hazardous materials (preferred)

    Required Clean Driving record, for the purposes of CHESI employment, includes: No more than 2 moving violations in the past 3 years No DUI/DWI in past 3 years No preventable accidents in the past year No more than 2 preventable accidents in the last 3 years No serious moving violations in past 3 years, i.e., Reckless driving, Driving to endanger, Open alcohol containers, etc.

    Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities/Competencies

    --- Organizational skills

    --- Health and Safety conscious.

    --- Attention to detail.

    --- Able to perform multiple tasks.

    --- Excellent interpersonal skills

    --- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    --- Knowledge of RCRA requirements/regulations.

    --- Knowledge of chemicals and background

    --- Knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, Environmental Protection.

    --- Agency (EPA) waste codes, manifesting and Land Disposal Restrictions (LDR)

    --- Proficiency in Windows based applications.


    10% - 25%

    Supervisory Responsibility

    Direction: Does the position have supervisory authority?

    Select Yes/No: No

    Supervising Task Level of Decision Making




    Performance Appraisal (Employee Feedback)



    Corrective Action



    Physical Requirements

    Reasonable Accommodation Disclaimer

    The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job, absent undue hardship. Clean Harbors retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.

    Typical hours per shift

    Action Hrs/Day


    Stand 4

    Walk 4

    *Please Note: Define frequency by typical work day.

    Task Frequency

    Bending Frequently (34-66%)

    Climbing Frequently (34-66%)

    Computer Usage Rarely






    Lifting/Carrying 0-10 lbs. Frequently (34-66%)

    Lifting/Carrying 11-25 lbs. Frequently (34-66%)

    Lifting/Carrying 26-50 lbs. Rarely

    Lifting/Carrying 51-100 lbs. Occasionally (1-33%)

    Lifting/Carrying 100+ lbs. N/A

    Hand - Simple Grasping Constantly (67-100%)

    Hand - Fine Manipulation Constantly (67-100%)

    Foot Frequently (34-66%)

    Physical Level: (Note: If a combination of work is required, please note the percentage of time.)

    Which of the following best describes the job:

    Medium Work - 50 lbs. maximum lifting with frequent lifting/carrying of up to 25 lbs. Frequent standing with occasionally pushing and pulling. Standing 4-6 hours.

    Ability to Drive : (Click in cell to check from drop down or leave blank) Note: this does not include travel to and from work.

    Ability to Drive Form Vehicle Type Frequency

    Car Occasionally (1-33%)

    Small Truck

    Large Truck

    Heavy Equipment


    Automatic Transmission Occasionally (1-33%)

    Standard Transmission


    Check yes or no to safely perform the essential functions of the position below.

    Corrective Lenses/assistive devices can be utilized to correct vision.

    Eyesight Form

    Function Yes/No

    Near Visual Acuity: Clarity of vision at approximately 20 inches or less (i.e., working with

    small objects or reading small print), including use of computers. Yes

    Far Visual Acuity: Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more. This is not just the ability

    to see a person or object, but the ability to recognize features as well. Yes

    Peripheral Vision: Observing an area that can be seen up and down

    or to right or left while eyes are fixed on a given point. Yes

    Color: The ability to see various colors that may be necessary to safety perform duties. Yes


    The ability to hear, understand, and distinguish speech and/or other sounds (e.g., machinery alarms, other vehicles or alarms). Assistive devices can be utilized to correct hearing. Please Check a yes or no answer for each of the four hearing requirements listed:

    Hearing Requirement

    Function Yes/No

    Ability to communicate via Telephone Yes

    Ability to use web conferencing/remote equipment as a

    means of communication No

    Tolerance for loud environments No

    Other Sounds hearing required for: (Please describe)

    Respirator Requirement

    Required to wear in Position:

    % of time:

    Other Physical Demands Instructions

    Other: Please describe any other physical requirements not mentioned above that will be required of the position:

    --- Requires lifting, carrying, grasping, speaking and listening.

    --- Requires sitting, standing, walking, puling and/or pushing, stooping and crouching.

    --- Requires climbing, determining color and smelling.

Keywords: Clean Harbors, Camarillo , InSite Chemist (FLOATER) - Haz waste technician, Professions , Camarillo, California

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