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Maintenance Mechanic

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Location: Metairie, LA, United States
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2022
Category: Plant & Facilities Maintenance
Job ID: 116475

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Safety-Kleen in is seeking a Maintenance Mechanic for our plant in Metairie, LA. As a Maintenance Mechanic, you will be responsible for performing a wide variety of repairs and preventative maintenance on all company units in the Safety-Kleen Plant including pumps, motors, and gearboxes. Trouble shoots and repairs machinery, plumbing and/or electrical, performs preventative maintenance, and removal/installation of equipment. Has responsibility for purchasing supplies, working with vendors, and obtaining price quotes.

Why work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5;
  • 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.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Equipment repair on plant equipment;
  • Performing preventative maintenance on plant equipment;
  • Troubleshooting on rotary equipment such as pumps, compressors gearboxes/reducers, and heat exchangers;
  • Experience with PLC’s and control systems, reading electrical schematics, building functioning control panels/systems (electrical);
  • Experience with manufacturing mechanical systems including hydraulic systems, low- and-high pressure pumps, open and closed loop piping systems and prepare scope of work for installation of new systems (mechanical);
  • Experience plus advanced knowledge and background in, manufacturing equipment and industrial electrical systems;
  • Experience installing/replacing industrial motors, VFD, control power. 

What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • High School diploma or equivalent required;
  • 2+ years mechanical aptitude preferred;
  • 2+ years of maintenance technician preferred;
  • Certificate or license in electrical or PLC Controls preferred;
  • Previous experience working in a production/ plant environment required;
  • Mechanical certifications a plus;
  • Electrical trouble shooting experience preferred;
  • Knowledge of cutting and welding a plus.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year. 

Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLE. MAKE GREEN WORK ™ 

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company is a Military & Veteran friendly company. 


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