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Environmental Specialist-Labpack Chemist
  • Job ID #: 34164
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Education Required: Associates Degree
  • Experience Required: 3 - 5 Years
  • Location: US-CA-San Jose
  • Functional Area: Field Services
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:

Are you looking to join a team that rewards and promotes top performers?  Would you enjoy working for a reputable, environmentally- conscious company?  If so, join Stericycle, where team members can grow/develop their skills and are encouraged to be innovative.  Understanding that our full-time team members work hard, you will be rewarded with competitive pay, paid time off and paid holidays, great work-life balance, medical, dental and vision coverage, company-paid life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, and much more! At Stericycle, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment, and partnership.  Be our newest team member!

The ESIII travels daily to customer sites, including university, manufacturing, industrial and research cus-tomers. The team member is responsible for characterizing both hazardous and non-hazardous waste material, segregating the material, and lab packing the material per DOT, EPA and TSDF requirements. This position is also responsible for the preparation of all manifests and required documentation to meet DOT, EPA, and state regulations.
Key Job Activities:
Provide lab pack services to technical customers. Identify, segregate, package and ship hazardous and non-hazardous waste, including some pharmaceutical waste.
Properly prepare manifests, land disposal restrictions and associated paperwork for proper transportation of waste materials over the road.
Responsible for ensuring the safety of team members and compliance of services provided to the customer.
Perform other projects as required by customers, including inventory support, lab moves, on-site services, unknown characterization, high-hazard support, etc.
Performs other related duties as required or requested.

Position Requirements:

Position Requirements:

Education equivalent to Associate’s Degree in chemistry/biology or a minimum of four years of industry expe-rience is required. Chemistry experience is a plus.

Four or more years of waste characterization and sorting hazardous waste required.

Hazmat endorsement (HazWoper) is highly preferred but required within the first month of employment for transporting waste.

Obtainment of CDL Class A or B is strongly preferred within one year of employment.

TWIC endorsement and DEA certification are required within one year of employment.

Demonstrates a general knowledge of EPA and DOT Regulations as it relates to waste characterization and the transportation of hazardous waste.

Demonstrates the ability to properly placard vehicle, label waste for transport and complete shipping paper-work within the first six months of employment.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.