Environmental Technician I (General Laborer)


Clean Harbors in
Philadelphia, PA is seeking an
Environmental Technician (General Laborer) to join our safety conscious team. This role will be active in the field responsible for the performance of tasks associated with hazardous waste clean-up, site-remediation, equipment decontamination and handling of hazardous materials.

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 on-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.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
Focus on maintaining sustainability and cleaning the Earth
Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment including 401K with Company match
Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
Company paid training and tuition reimbursement


Ensure Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and always acting in a safe manner
Engage in strenuous physical labor including lifting and pulling heavy objects
Operate light and heavy equipment, handles various hand tools and powered industrial tools, works with vibration-producing tools
Wear and properly use a variety of personal protective Equipment (PPE). Including respirators, skin, face, hand and foot protection in a multiple number of combinations
Work in various temperatures indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions
Work in atmospheres and locations with the potential for exposure to various chemical and physical agents, some of which may be hazardous, toxic, or corrosive
Work in potentially elevated noise levels, confined spaces, including lifting in areas of low clearance
Work at elevations including working from ladders and scaffolding
Assist in field sampling activities and calibration of meters
Climb ladders, scaffolding and into and out of trucks, tanks, and various other containers
Work extended (> 8 hrs.) time periods
Attend all compliance and safety update meetings
Inspect drums for container integrity and regulatory compliance
Safe loading and unloading of hazardous and non-hazardous waste
Conduct waste stream sampling and profiling as necessary
Follow all local, state (provincial) and federal compliance regulations and rules
Safely operate vehicles in accordance with U. S. DOT, local, state (provincial) and federal requirements
Safely observe all corporate operating guidelines and procedures
Observe all company environmental health and safety operating guidelines
Perform other duties as assigned
By position, ability to be on call for emergency response on rotating basis every other week
By position, site-remediation, equipment decontamination, and the handling of hazardous materials


Reliable transportation
Ability to perform physical functions per Key Responsibilities
This position includes emergency response, a continuing condition of employment is agreeing to be on-call; on occasion working on weekends and holidays will be required; emergency response situations can extend beyond 8 hours, up to 12-24 hrs.
Perform physical functions per job requirements
Successfully complete a background check, drug test, and physical

Required Qualifications:

Valid Driver’s license
Previous relevant labor experience

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or based on any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.

Health insurance






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