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Shunt Driver

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Location: East Chicago, IN, United States
Date Posted: Jun 23, 2022
Category: Drivers
Job ID: 112659

Job Description

The Opportunity:

As a Shunt Driver you will be responsible for moving trailers to load and unload within our Clean Harbors and Safety Kleen facilities.

The schedule for this role is 2 week rotation 8 hour shifts 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm M-F; no weekends. OT as needed.

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;
  • 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;
  • Operate shunt truck to move trailers within the facility for loading, unloading, and or cleaning;
  • Operates the track mobile for movement of railcars in and out of the loading/unloading building;
  • Scale full and empty trailers to determine gallons loaded or unloaded;
  • Review shipping paperwork for product to be loaded;
  • Performs railcar inspections to comply with requirements of the Federal Railroad D.O.T. prior to loading, unloading and/or offering for transport;
  • Works closely with transportation, the Lab, and bulk carriers to insure products are shipped on time and in specification;
  • Assist in assignment of trailers for cleaning, loading, or substituting as necessary;
  • Perform other work as assigned by supervisors.

What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen?

  • 1+ years’ previous Shunt Driving experience;
  • Valid DL is required;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Knowledge of air and hydraulic brakes.

Join our 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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