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IS Equipment Operator

Company: Clean Harbors
Location: Creola
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Thompson Industrial , powered by Clean Harbors, is looking for an Equipment Operator to join their safety conscious team! This team member is responsible to operate heavy equipment such as a backhoe heavy duty forklift and/or track hoe within the field. The Equipment Operator serves as a representative of Thompson Industrial in creating a continuous working relationship with clients/customers. Transitioning Military , this is a great opportunity to leverage your skills and training as you return to civilian life.

WORK SCHEDULE: Rotating shifts, days, nights. OT as needed

EXPERIENCE WITH: Hydroblasting, Vacuum Trucks, Warehouse/Manufacturing, General Labor, Production and Industrial Field experience a plus BUT NOT A REQUIREMENT!

Join our team and apply to embark on a rewarding career path with opportunities for growth and development!

Why work for Thompson 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
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career


    • 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, when required, of manual and automated 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 and jet rodders;
    • Direct a crew of vacuum technicians;
    • 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.


      • 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;
      • Valid driver's license, CDL Class A or B and other requirements of company's driving policy required when driving company vehicle or using personal vehicle on company business;
      • Must be knowledgeable in the operation of emergency equipment, such as fire extinguishers;
      • Experience operating a vacuum truck. Smartphone required for Electronic Logging Device;
      • Working knowledge of operating equipment used in wet and dry vacuums.

        40-years of sustainability in action. At Thompson Industrial, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. Thompson Industrial is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Everywhere industry meets environment, Thompson Industrial is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology - come be part of the solution with us.

        Join our safety focused team today! To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at .

        Thompson 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.

        Thompson Industrial is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


Keywords: Clean Harbors, Mobile , IS Equipment Operator, Other , Creola, Alabama

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