Lab Chemist

Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Tradebe Environmental Services is a global leader in environmental services with US Headquarters in Merrillville, IN. Tradebe was founded in 1984 with the vision of helping industrial and chemical companies manage the increasing complexity of the waste they generate, ensuring safety for the people and the environment. Today, we continue to innovate and evolve as we maintain our firm commitment to propelling the circular economy and creating a more sustainable world. We actively contribute by managing all kinds of environmental liabilities in a safe and sustainable manner, focusing on reusing or recycling raw materials and energy, and being dedicated to meeting our customers' environmental goals. In the United States, Tradebe Environmental Services has 30 sites and serves customers from a broad range of markets, from petrochemicals to aerospace and hospitals, with unparalleled safety and quality standards.

Job description

Main Purpose

Perform day to day laboratory duties including testing samples Tradebe is receiving at our plants. This typically includes a variety of hazardous waste and chemicals. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of hazardous materials, chemicals, and chemistry knowledge.

The role

Key job responsibilities

  • Entry level wet chemistry laboratory duties including: pH, moisture, oxidation, titration
  • Daily Processing of waste samples to include but not limited to: Fuel compatibility, bomb calorimetry, GC analysis, metals analysis
  • Daily equipment calibration: Calorimeter, pH meter, GC-MS, GC-FID
  • Additional laboratory support in the areas of standards preparation, record keeping and other general laboratory duties as assigned

The person


  • A successful candidate will have minimum of High school diploma with strong scientific background
  • College courses or degree preferred in a science related field
  • Willing to work in an industrial setting with limited outside exposure and be willing to handle hazardous and non-hazardous wastes with appropriate PPE
  • Ability to wear a face respirator as needed
  • Strong candidates will possess a great work ethic with the ability to work alone as well as in a group
  • Experience with analytical instrumentation is preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Crawling
  • Kneeling
  • Lifting
  • Reaching
  • Pushing
  • Pulling

We offer

Why Tradebe is Right for You
  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Student loan repayment assistance
  • Generous vacation and sick plans
  • Medical (including telehealth), dental and vision
  • 401k Retirement match
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • Health savings accounts (HSA)
  • Agency paid, basic life and AD&D insurance
  • Career ladders, professional development, and promotion opportunities
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Great work environment and culture
  • And MORE!

Tradebe is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law

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