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Heavy Equipment Operator

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Location: Burton, MI, United States
Date Posted: Dec 10, 2020
Category: Equipment Operator
Job ID: 69293

Job Description


The Opportunity

Clean Harbors in Burton, MI is looking for a Heavy Equipment Operator to join their safety conscious team! As a Heavy Equipment Operator you will operate equipment such as excavator, backhoe, fork truck, and material lift to assist with loading and unloading rail cars. This location has a small team of 4 individuals that work together, so everyone must be flexible and willing to help as needed with tasks such as loading and unloading rail cars, pumping liquids from rail cars, moving rail cars, plowing/scraping/cleaning yard. 

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
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments

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;
  • Operates an excavator majority of the time, but other equipment used includes backhoe, fork truck, and material lift;
  • Assures units are never operated in an unsafe manner or in a manner which is inconsistent with Standard Operating Procedures;
  • Complete and submits all associated paperwork as required for waste tracking;
  • Assist with other tasks in the yard as needed.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Minimum 1 year experience operating yellow iron equipment such as excavator, bulldozers, etc;
  • Ability to work in a team setting.

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.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.




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