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Refinery Operator I - East Chicago,IN

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Location: East Chicago, IN, United States
Date Posted: Aug 28, 2020
Category: Equipment Operator
Job ID: 66895

Job Description


The Opportunity

Safety-Kleen in East Chicago, IN is currently seeking a Refinery Operator I. Your main responsibilities would be for tank re-refinery process operations, recording tank gage readings and for completing tank transfers and other associated paperwork along with assisting other team members when required. We are looking for an individual with time management skills and a flexible schedule. 

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages!
  • 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;
  • Samples process streams and assists with tank farm operations as necessary;
  • Gauge all process tanks every two hours, calculate the product splits yields and relay information to the first operator;
  • Complete tank transfers to control inventory;
  • Obtain routine process samples to verify product quality (this includes the use of supplied air in some cases);
  • Switch and change process filters as needed;
  • Assist other operators as needed;
  • Complete housekeeping tasks in refinery.

What does it take to work for Safety Kleen?

  • The ability to work rotating shifts, weekends, and holidays;
  • The ability to work on ladders or at heights;
  • 1+ years of previous experience preferred, preferably in industrial environment;
  • Basic math skills are required;
  • Ability to effectively communicate refinery changes;
  • Team oriented.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

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 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. 


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