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Job offers good benefits.

Management is lacking in training new employees though, especially at the branch level. Often poor communication between field services and branch management. Difficult time receiving responses from Clean Harbors and employees and vendors.
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Not a great place to work. If you have other opportunities go for them. Very poor management, at least my manager was. No job security, poor pay not up to industry standard, so so benefits. Most employees that work here are miserable. Management is terrible.
Cons
Poor pay, no job security
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The La Porte Branch is a joke. Management lies and their word means nothing. This is not a career this is just an entry-level job. I wouldn’t recommend anyone to work at this location. They’re quick to bring up a “family environment”, family at CH means NOTHING!! The turnover rate is through the roof and you can’t trust anyone. This is a back stabbing environment & full of snakes. This branch needs to be revamped starting at the top level. Raises are nonexistent and pay is at the bottom of the barrel. There is no accountability at this site.
Pros
Schedule balance
Cons
Low Pay, Management, Etc.
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5.0
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Clean Harbors was a very good company to work for, They really care about the people they employee. A strong work relations with clients and employees.
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I've worked for great managers in the past this company doesn't even have adequate people in those rolls they encourage turn over by keeping wages low to increase their profits don't waste your time.
Pros
Cool title
Cons
Management
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Work is clearly tied to the leadership's annual HR goals and the greater company's mission of creating a safer and cleaner world. Learn something new everyday and my supervisors are very interested in my professional development and growth. Future career opportunities are also regularly discussed. Each day is different and never boring! Everyone I've met so far is smart, interesting, and kind (and fun to work with!).
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They Micro managed every aspect of your work instead of just trust there employees. I never seen anything like it . Questioning decision you make instead of empowering you to do your job.
Pros
Nothing
Cons
Over managed
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Managment in CO was incredible, all though hindered by corporate penny pinching and doing everything they can to keep everything cheap. Small region with good people.
Pros
Flexible
Cons
High stress
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nothing but a bunch of favoritism among management,everyone that works there has family ties all over so if you don't do what they like you'll be gone
Pros
Just a job
Cons
No raises ever at the lt hub in la porte tx
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if you work at Ches good luck especially if you are a person of color with way more experience and dedication not only to the company, but overall you will be overlooked.

You can stay working there for sub level non industry standard salaries, no raises, benefits are not good and almost nonexistent 401k with no much to show if you hang around there too long.
Pros
People were good and flex time
Cons
Management. Benefits and Salary
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Good benefits job security learned a lot while working at the facility a good place to grow in advance with a career in management training skills everyday
Pros
hard work good pay
Cons
Could use more training experience
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The company within it self is good but the branches are the problem. The supervisors all in on each other and talk about all the employees personal information among themselves and poor safety protocols.
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Great company to work for. Works with you. Management is excellent andf patient and through at training. They have a lot of their own programs so it can be a bit frustrating so they work with you on everything.
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Clean Harbors is a growing company that has been around for 40 years now. Coming to work here doesn’t just have to be just a job, but a career for anyone who is looking to grow and advance with a company. This is a great company that I truly love, it’s pretty amazing getting to come to work every day and being a part of making a difference
Pros
Stability, great people, management, always evolving, great work/life balance, management cares, a lot of opportunity for growth, locations all over North America
Cons
Insurance is BCBS - UHC would be much better
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Management doesn't care about your personal life, anyone who works here is just a number. No raises, bonuses or even appreciation for the work being done.
Pros
Co workers can be cool
Cons
HORRIBLE management
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Advancements and raises are almost unheard of. Experience and education means absolutely NOTHING, if you are not in the good ole boy click, you will remain in the same place where you start. Evaluations is a must but dont happen. If you are a hard worker, your reward is more work
Pros
decent Healthcare
Cons
Horrible pay
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Management all over the place , equipment is no good and outdated , they don’t care if u get hurt as long as they don’t get in trouble for , will
Have u going jobs u were not trained for
Pros
A lot of down time
Cons
Pay is not worth the work
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The job overall is pretty cool, not your average job . Amazing coworkers just poor management! They never wanna give you a raise no matter how good of a worker you are. They tell you one thing and do the opposite the next day! Job starts off techs at 18 atleast that’s what they say online but offer you less an hour when you go in. They talk about following the rules but if you speak out on somthing not being safe or comfortable with then they’ll cutt your hours and tell you it’s slow but everyone else is working 60+ hours. Manager picks favorites. They tell you too talk to the manager when you have a problem but ignore phone calls or just ignore what you gotta say! Tell you to complete online classes to get a raise but they don’t let you complete the classes because they wanna cutt down on overtime...... Reno clean harbors needs new management ASAP also Hear a lot of Racial slurs being thrown out a lot but like I said if you report anything especially about a supervisor then they’ll cutt your hours until you quit. Don’t recommend this company
Pros
You get certifications that you can take to another company!
Cons
Everything else
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Very Bad Management , everybody has there own people And own clicks that get away with anything. That is the only people that move up in the the company.......
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Loved working as a painter/sandblaster.
Only reason I was let go of was because of covid 19. Wish I was still there. Management was good and the coworkers were awsome.
Pros
Pay, atmosphere.
Cons
None
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Underpaid and high risk job with management unaware of what’s going on far as foremen handling everything when we are sent out most untrained leaders blind leading blind
Pros
Travel
Cons
Hours unstable, up down lifestyle
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