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Terminal Operator

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Location: East Chicago, IN, United States
Date Posted: Apr 24, 2023
Category: Operators
Job ID: 121836

Job Description


Our Safety-Kleen Refinery in East Chicago, IN is looking for a Terminal Operator (Ship/Blend/Rec Operator I) to join their safety conscious team. You will be responsible for receiving, sampling and unloading all inbound bulk shipments of used oil by railcar and trucks. This position is a great way to start building a career with Safety-Kleen. We are looking for motivated individuals who don't mind working out in the elements.

Schedule: This position requires flexibility for days, nights and graveyards; with rotating weekends. A shift cannot be guaranteed upon hire and is subject to change depending on the needs of the business.

Pay rate based on Union: Set at $20.01 with room to grow down the road into other roles

Why work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5;
  • Competitive wages, plus weekly overtime opportunities;
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage;
  • 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 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;
  • Sample all inbound rail cars, trucks, and trailers of used oil;
  • Prepare the sample, submit for lab analysis, and enter data in the UNIX computer system for tracking and accounting;
  • Unload rail cars, trucks and trailers into the used oil receiving tanks;
  • Operate branch trucks and track mobile to position for unloading;
  • Perform daily inspections as required by environmental permits and MARSEC (USCG) requirements related to Home land Security;
  • Acts as a switchman for rail switches. Tests, LOTO and prepare equipment for repairs;
  • Fill out permits;
  • Organize and maintain truck and rail unloading areas;
  • Other duties as required.


What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Previous manual labor experience (industrial, refinery or construction) considered and asset;
  • Ability to work rotating shift with opportunities for first, second and night shift required;
  • Ability to be clean shaven;
  • Valid Driver’s License required;
  • Knowledge of hydraulics an asset;
  • Neat and organized;
  • Dependable/good attendance.       

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. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK.™

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.  

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


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