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Equipment Operator

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Location: South Plainfield, NJ, United States
Date Posted: May 15, 2023
Category: Equipment Operator
Job ID: 116730

Job Description



This position is located in Kenvil, NJ and requires the candidate to be within 45-minutes of the site location.

Clean Harbors’ National Remediation team in Kenvil, NJ is currently seeking Heavy Equipment Operators to operate a variety of equipment, such as, backhoes, bulldozers, loader, screeners, excavators as well as other equipment. Candidates must also be willing and able to perform manual labor as required. Working primarily in the Kenvil, NJ are for 4 to 5 months and the remaining time travelling throughout the contingent of the United States, candidates travelling would be working away from home for six (6) weeks, then home for one (1).

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority, and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages – Based on Experience
  • 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:

  • Ensures 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
  • Operates one of the following pieces of equipment: front end loader, excavator, bulldozer, track hoe, compactor, water truck, sweepers, screeners, etc…
  • Completes daily checklist as required for proper operation of the unit being operated.
  • Completes and submits all associated paperwork as required for waste tracking movements.
  • Ensures that work meets all applicable Health and Safety Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Performs manual labor as required.
  • Minimum of 5-years of experience.
  • Performs other duties and tasks from time to time.
  • Ability to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Valid driver’s license with clean driving record required.
  • CDL license is a plus!
  • Previous heavy equipment experience required.
  • Previous construction experience (Earthwork) preferred.
  • Ability to travel overnight for 6 weeks at a time.


Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is one-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.

Apply today!  Visit us at    Job # 116730

We thank all those interested in joining the Clean Harbors team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role. 



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