Environmental Chemist

US Ecology, Inc. Harvey , IL 60426

Posted 3 months ago

About You

The person we're looking for is independent, motivated and has the ability to stay organized while running simultaneous projects and procedures. You like being part of a fast-paced lab environment, and you can always be counted on to exercise sound judgment. You've got strong communication and organizational skills, and work best when you can collaborate with different departments to achieve a common goal. Your desire to learn and grow keeps you on the cutting edge of technical and laboratory practices.

Day in the Life

After booting up your computer and grabbing your favorite morning beverage, you can expect to:

  • Meet with the lab manager to identify key projects for the day

  • Collect and analyze samples of waste streams from our customers

  • Determine if waste meets facility acceptance thresholds

  • Identify the proper method of isolation or neutralization of customer waste, and provide those details to operations

  • Test treated waste to verify it's ready to move into the facility

  • Develop formulas and work on process improvement in the lab

  • Prepare and record data for review

  • Maintain a clean and safe lab environment

  • Manage inventory and supplies

  • Provide technical assistance to other departments as needed

What you need to apply

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry (or related field)

  • 2-5 year's laboratory experience

  • Sound understanding of basic mathematics and chemistry equations

  • Strong computer skills

About Us

US Ecology helps our customers keep the environment clean by doing the hard but rewarding work of safely disposing of hazardous and regulated waste. In short, we work to provide a sustainable future for our children and their grandchildren.

For your hard work

  • Opportunity for professional growth

  • Employer paid certifications and training

  • Benefits

  • Paid Time Off & Holidays

  • Pension

  • Find out more at usecology.com

EEO

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.


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