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Terminal Operator

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Location: East Chicago, IN, United States
Date Posted: Jul 26, 2021
Category: Equipment Operator
Job ID: 74781

Job Description


The Opportunity


Safety-Kleen Refinery East Chicago, IN is looking for a Terminal Operator to join their safety conscious team! You will be responsible for receiving, sampling and unloading all inbound bulk shipments of used oil by railcar and trucks. This position is perfect for getting your foot in the door because it guarantees room for advancement! We are looking for a motivated individual who doesn’t mind working out in the elements.


Why work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages, plus weekly overtime opportunities;
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment;
  • 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;
  • Sample all inbound rail cars, trucks, and trailers of used oil;
  • Prepare the sample, submit for lab analysis, and enter data in the UNIX computer system for tracking and accounting;
  • Unload rail cars, trucks and trailers into the used oil receiving tanks;
  • Operate branch trucks and track mobile to position for unloading;
  • Perform daily inspections as required by environmental permits and MARSEC (USCG) requirements related to Home land Security;
  • Acts as a switchman for rail switches. Tests, LOTO and prepare equipment for repairs;
  • Fill out permits;
  • Organize and maintain truck and rail unloading areas;
  • Other duties as required.


What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Previous manual labor experience (industrial, refinery or construction) considered and asset;
  • Ability to work rotating shift with opportunities for first, second and night shift required;
  • Valid Drivers License required;
  • Knowledge of hydraulics an asset;
  • Neat and organized;
  • Dependable/good attendance.       


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.

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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