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Class 1 Operator

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Location: Fort Mcmurray, AB, Canada
Date Posted: May 31, 2023
Category: Driver - Industrial
Job ID: 123348

Job Description


The Opportunity 

Clean Harbors is looking for Permanent Equipment Operators to join our team based out of Alberta. This position requires the candidate to safely operate, drive and maintain Manual Transmission (13 or 18 speed) Class 1 or Class 3 units, such as vacuum, combo and water trucks. 

You will be supporting projects throughout Alberta, but out-of-province travel may be required due to project scheduling.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!;
  • Earn a competitive wage of $30-36/hour depending on qualifications and previous experience; Potential to earn up to $130,000 per year
  • On the job training will be provided to all employees;
  • Benefits available after 30 days;
  • Personal Protective Equipment is provided to all employees;


  • 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;
  • Operate, drive and stage various manual transmission units (i.e., High-Pressure, Hydrovac, Combo and Vac);
  • Maintain and certify Hours of Service by completing logs in an ELD system (Samsara);
  • Work in confined spaces such as vessels and tanks under supplied air and may transport hazardous goods;
  • Perform general labor duties as assigned, including the use of hand tools, power tools, and high-pressure water blasting equipment with PSI up to 40k;
  • Work as part of a team with Clients, Co-workers & Supervisors. 


  • Class 1 Drivers License required with Manual Transmission
    (13 or 18 speed) experience required;
  • Must successfully complete a Clean Harbors’ driver evaluation;
  • Safety Tickets preferred (i.e., H2S Alive, CSO, Fall Protection, Confined Space Entry);
  • Previous Vacuum Truck and/or High-Pressure unit operating experience preferred;
  • Willing to travel for extended periods of time and work 10–12-hour shifts;
  • Willing to work night shifts when required;
  • Previous shutdown/turnaround experience is an asset. 

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors? 
Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!  

40-years of sustainability in action. 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 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 

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. 

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483) 

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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