Heritage Environmental Services, LLC
  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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).


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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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