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Equipment Operator

Company: Clean Harbors
Location: Joliet
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

HPC-Industrial, powered by Clean Harbors, is looking for a Equipment Operator to work at a customer location in Joliet, IL and to join their safety conscious team! This team member is responsible for the safe and proper execution of HPC-Industrial jobs across all services lines. Supervises and completes single task jobs requiring one crew and completes turnarounds with management oversight at client's site in accordance with client and business requirements and company policies, practices and procedures. The Equipment Operator serves as representative of HPC-Industrial in creating a continuous working relationship with clients/customers.

WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Industrial setting - Petro-Chemical, Power plants, etc.




Why work for HPC-Industrial?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments


    • Act as safety representative responsible for safety policies and procedures of both the company and the customer, including hands-on information regarding operations, safety, equipment, emergency response and administrative functions.
    • Hands-on operation vacuum equipment and hydroblasting equipment.
    • Operation of special equipment, such as Ultra High-Pressure pumps.
    • Operate equipment by energizing the pumping equipment and/or any specialized hydroblasting and/or chemical cleaning equipment, vacuum trucks and cutting equipment being used on the job.
    • May be required to examine surface cleaned to ensure conformance to company and customer specifications.
    • Perform routine maintenance on company equipment being used on the job.
    • Perform any and all duties associated with liquid vacs, air machines
    • May direct a crew of vacuum technicians.
    • May transport equipment and personnel to and from customer locations.
    • Completes pre and post trip inspections, driver's logs and complies with all other vehicle policy and DOT requirements.
    • Loading and unloading hoses.
    • Unload vacuum truck at the dump site.
    • Provide general maintenance in the field.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned


      Physical demands:

      • Must be able to wear protective clothing or equipment. This includes, but is not limited to Nomex coveralls, a back belt, slicker suits, rubber boots, a fresh air breathing mask and escape pack and a hard hat.
      • Must be able to work under extreme climate conditions (excessive high heat index of 95+ degrees Fahrenheit, 98% humidity and subzero weather conditions) relative to geographic location.
      • Must be able to withstand exposure to dust, chemical and environmental, fumes (chemical and fluids), exhaust and highly pressurized fluids.
      • Lift 50 lbs.

        What does it take to work for HPC-Industrial?

        • High school diploma/GED or equivalent experience
        • Class A/B CDL License or able to get one. Other requirements of company's driving policy required when driving company vehicle or using personal vehicle on company business.
        • HAZMAT and Tanker Endorsements a plus
        • Specific vocational preparation including classroom safety training, on-the-job training and essential experience gained on other jobs.
        • Language proficiency: understand English at a level to comprehend safety training and respond to instructions in emergency situations.
        • Smartphone required for Electronic Logging Device.
        • Federal Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) may be required, company will pau for.
        • Must be knowledgeable in the operation of emergency equipment, such as fire extinguishers.
        • Experience operating a vacuum truck.
        • Working knowledge of operating equipment used in wet and dry vacuums.

          About HPC-Industrial:

          HPC-Industrial, powered by Clean Harbors, is the premier industrial cleaning and environmental services company in North America supporting the upstream, downstream, and utility sectors. HPC-Industrial offers an exceptional three-pronged safety system, innovative career development platform, committed customer service, deep industry expertise, and advanced technology and automation. We are committed to safety, people, growth, service, and performance. We provide the safest, most efficient operational experience for our customers and the most comprehensive training and career development for our employees.

          HPC-Industrial is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

          HPC-Industrial is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


Keywords: Clean Harbors, Joliet , Equipment Operator, Other , Joliet, Illinois

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