Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc Environmental Laborer in Kent, Washington

Environmental Laborer Job ID:56424 Functional Area:Technician Position Type:Field Services Experience Required:Less than 1 yr Location:WA,Kent Department: Education Required:GED Position Description:The Environmental Field Laborers (Environmental Technicians) at our branch in Kent, WA are responsible for the performance of tasks associated with emergency response, hazardous waste clean-up, site-remediation, equipment decontamination and handling of hazardous materials. 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 Engage in physical labor including lifting, pulling and pushing heavy objects Operate light and heavy equipment including, but not limited to: pumps, vacuum, equipment, oil spill boom, generators, bobcats, etc. Perform emergency response activities including, but not limited to chemical and water spills, etiological and biological contamination, tank cleaning, equipment decontamination, etc. Works in atmospheres and locations with the potential for exposure to various chemical and physical agents, some of which may be hazardous, toxic or corrosive Works at elevations including working from ladders and scaffolding as well as in environments with elevated noise levels and confined spaces What does it take to work for Clean Harbors? Previous labor experience preferred (ie. Construction, landscaping etc.) Ability to travel up to 20% of the year and up to 2 weeks away from home at a time Due to the emergency response and operational nature of the position, it will require some on-call availability that will rotate; this could also include week-ends and holidays Will be required to complete confined space entry (CSE) and 40 Hour OSHA Training Valid driver's license and clean 3 year record required High school diploma or equivalency 40 Hr. HAZWOPER preferred but will train the right person Why work for Clean Harbors? Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5! Competitive wages with the opportunity for overtime Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement Positive and safe work environments 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. *CH Position Requirements Potential Applicants: We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability.