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Refinery Operator - Breslau

Location: Breslau, ON, Canada
Date Posted: May 16, 2023
Category: Re-refinery Equipment Operator
Job ID: 123314

Job Description


The Opportunity

Safety-Kleen's Oil Re-Refinery located Breslau, ON is looking for a Refinery Operator to join their safety conscious team! This Operator will work closely in the tank farm, taking samples, perform run downs, and review vibration. This is a Continental Shift Rotating between Days and Nights (7am-7pm or 7pm-7am).

Why work for Safety-Kleen?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive hourly rates on 4 tier competency scale;
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment;
  • Group RRSP 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.


  • 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;
  • Manages the safe and efficient running of the operations units in an environmentally responsible manner (i.e. monitoring levels, temperatures, pressures etc.);
  • Perform routine maintenance and basic troubleshooting;
  • Draw samples as scheduled and test as required;
  • Ensures contractors have a current Safety Orientation;
  • Prepares, reviews and signs work permits;
  • Manages, reviews and audits safety-critical tasks such as: Lock Out/Tag out, Confined Space Entry, Hot Work and gas detector calibrations;
  • Reviews, signs and implements daily orders;
  • Reporting all data to be logged to Board Room Operator;
  • Maintain effective communication within all employees within the facility;
  • Completes other duties as assigned and required.


  • High School or equivalent required;
  • 3rd or 4th Class Stationary Engineering Certificate preferred;
  • 1 year of previous experience working in a refinery preferred;
  • Knowledge of DCS and control;
  • Practical skills related to the distillation process and Hydro treater process;
  • Valid certification First Aid with CPR and Confined Space Entry preferred;
  • Effective written and oral communication skills;
  • Proven ability to prioritize responsibilities and direct team members.        

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 ™

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 Safety-Kleen 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.

Clean Harbors welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


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