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Location: East Chicago, IN, United States
Date Posted: Aug 3, 2021
Category: Manufacturing
Job ID: 71063

Job Description


The Opportunity


Safety-Kleen East Chicago, IN is looking for a Pipefitter to join their safety conscious team! You will be responsible for performing preventative and mechanical maintenance on a variety of refinery equipment including piping systems, heat exchangers, pressure vessels, and other processing equipment. 

UA-15, UA-60, and UA-41 welder certifications and completion of UA certified apprenticeship or journeyman certification required.


Why work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • 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:  

  • 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;
  • Demonstrate commitment to health and safety in the workplace by working in compliance with related policies, health and safety legislation, and housekeeping practices;
  • Perform routine inspections, testing, and checklists for preventative maintenance and down time minimization.  Includes steam traps, valves, lubrication checks, equipment testing, fire systems, etc;
  • Responsible for opening and closing manways on related process equipment such as process heaters, heat exchangers, and pressure vessels;
  • Responsible for measuring and laying out pipes for purchasing materials from vendors and installation;
  • Must be comfortable with field welding and shop welding;
  • Responsible for repairing leaks on all refinery piping systems (air, steam, process, water, etc.);
  • Work with other team members, maintenance groups, and refinery operational departments to ensure cost effective maintenance activities;
  • General facility maintenance;
  • Utilize computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to ensure work completion and effective record keeping;
  • Assists in the organization and direction of contract personnel during routine shutdowns of the processing units;
  • Provide scheduled on call support during weeknights and weekends as required.


What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Certificate of qualifications for UA-15, UA-60, and UA-41 welder certifications required;
  • Experience with repairing steam piping systems in a refining or chemical processing environment;
  • Completion of UA certified apprenticeship or journeyman certification required;
  • Good written and oral communication skills;
  • Team oriented;
  • Basic computer literacy.


Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Safety-Kleen?  Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!

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

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

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



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