Laboratory Technician I

  1. Clean Earth
  2. Tacoma
  3. Operations

Company Description

$1500 Sign-on Bonus!

Why Choose Clean Earth? 

Imagine a new role where you can be home every night and on weekends, but that’s not all.  You’ll be joining a leading, growing team with over 30 years in the waste industry.

Here at Clean Earth, we believe that close-knit teams deliver the best results. Together we succeed through industry know-how, safety, and sustainable growth and we were recently named by Newsweek as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies.

  • One of our core values is Employee Care.  For you, this means we take great effort to ensure your safety.  We take care of the vehicle you’ll drive, we follow all safety protocols, and provide the best equipment for your protection. 
  • We have a strong track record in providing opportunities for internal advancement.
  • You’ll have benefits that include medical, wellness, dental, vision, 401k with match, accident, life, and many other optional plans to protect you and your family.

Job Description

  • Perform sample preparation and analysis according to facility WASTE Analysis Plan, Quality Assurance Plan, and Chemical Hygiene Plan requirements in support of facility operations.
  • Perform data entry and associated records organization. 
  • Identify and reconcile material inconsistencies in a timely manner.
  • Clean up any spills and residues after operations.
  • Perform routine maintenance on laboratory instrumentation.
  • Always maintain proper housekeeping and safety in the lab.
  • Perform other routine laboratory duties.  That may include any of the follow: lab inspections, supply ordering, data review, and other duties as needed.


Basic Required Qualifications: 

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Associates degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related Science

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology, or related Science
  • 2 or more years of prior laboratory experience 
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER training
  • Experience with basic lab techniques and calculations
  • Knowledge of Gas Chromatography and/or ICP-OES
  • Knowledge of chemical compatibilities

Additional Information

Clean Earth offers competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plans starting on the first day of employment; paid time off, wellness benefits, employee discount program, tuition assistance, and a 401k with company matching.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Clean Earth’s website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Clean Earth offers the following alternate application procedure: Call toll free (833) 209-2659 and leave your name, phone number, city and state of residence.  Clean Earth will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job.  This line is dedicated to disability applications only.  No other inquiries will receive a response. 


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