Heritage Environmental Services, LLC Chemist I - Nights in Benton, Arkansas

Chemist I - Nights - Benton, AR

Chemist I - Nights

  • RINECO

  • Benton, AR, USA

  • 12.75

  • Hourly

  • Full Time

Health/Dental, Vision,Critical Illness, Accident, Life, Disability, 401K with company match, Profit Sharing, Flexible Spending Accounts, Tuition Reimbursement, Bonus Program

As a Chemist I with Rineco you would perform multiple laboratory tests, to provide reliable analytical services to operations and our customers, in a timely manner.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Effectively learn and follow Rineco's safety procedures, waste analysis and quality assurance plans.

  • Analysis to determine characteristics and waste profile. Tests include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Determination of acidity and alkalinity; pH; screening for oxidizers, peroxides, cyanides and sulfides; fuel and water compatibilities.

  • Heat of combustion (BTU value); total halogens; water analysis by Karl Fischer.

  • Viscosity; density; flashpoint; percent solids; paint-filter liquids.

  • Have a basic working knowledge of Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS).

  • Perform compositing, packaging, organizing, and properly disposing of retain and other waste samples.

  • Stock and organize laboratory areas and storeroom with chemicals and laboratory supplies.

  • Instrument checks including; refrigerators, balances, hoods, thermometers and pipettes.

  • Use and uphold good laboratory practices (e.g., QA/QC, documentation, maintenance/minor repairs, housekeeping, professionalism).

  • Must keep an appropriate appearance, good work ethics and habits, and strive for a positive attitude.

  • Work well in a team oriented environment.

  • Requires the excellent use of time management, with regards to work assignments and expectations.

  • Requires regular and punctual attendance.

  • Requires ability to work overtime, as needed.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs other related duties as assigned, or required (as needed).

  • Requires a hands-on approach, with regards to testing, training, and equipment maintenance (as needed).

  • Flexibility and willingness to assist any laboratory shift (as needed).

EXPERIENCE / SKILL / EDUCATION:

  • Requires High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Requires One year experience in laboratory, or one year as laboratory assistant preferred.

  • Must have basic computer knowledge, including Microsoft programs. A working knowledge of LIMS preferred.

  • Time management with multi-tasking skills and proficiency.

  • Effective communication abilities with peers, supervisors and management.

PHYSICAL / MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to stand, walk or sit for long periods of time; speak and hear clearly.

  • Use of hands to feel and grasp, arms to reach, use keyboard. Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, occasionally lift up to 40 pounds. Good hand dexterity and hand/eye coordination.

  • Must be able to wear protective equipment and pass company physical.

  • See well, including close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Read, write and mathematical knowledge at the level of education and experience required

  • Work 12-hour shift. Typical shift 6-6.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Mostly inside, air-conditioned or moderate environment.

  • Occasionally above average noise level due to instrumentation, etc.

Rineco is an EOE, M/F/V/D

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