Chemical Processing Operator

at US Ecology
Location Canton, Ohio
Date Posted August 18, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


  • Chemical Processing Operator

About You

You have a strong work ethic, are reliable and consider yourself a go-getter. You feel accomplished after a hard day’s work.  You are a decision maker who likes to be challenged, and can always be counted on to exercise sound judgement. You like to be hands-on and don’t mind doing the dirty work. You want to learn new skills, be part of a team, and advance within a growing company.

Position Snapshot
Our Chemical Processing Operators complete all receiving and processing functions associated with all containerized materials to the plant.

Day in the Life 

While no two days are exactly the same, as a Processing Plant Operator, you can expect to:

  • Load and unload bulk and containerized materials using light equipment
  • Perform sample testing and lab work
  • Execute chemical treatment required to meet discharge limitations
  • Operate chemical process equipment, filter presses, and filtration systems
  • Operate equipment to empty oil drums and transfer solids and fluids to storage tanks
  • Perform daily inspections of facility and storage tanks
  • Manage solids and chemical treated fluids in storage facility
  • Participate in a weekly safety and compliance meeting.
  • Ensure the work area is safe and compliant at all times.
  • Performs general housekeeping, including cleaning tankers and general maintenance of equipment and site
  • Participate in weekly safety and compliance meetings

What you need to apply

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Comfort wearing a respirator as needed
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule (including overtime)
  • Desire to learn and grow to levels of greater responsibility

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.

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