Clean Harbors

Equipment Operator I - Benton

Benton, KY

Job Description

Equipment Operator I

Posted: Tuesday, 4/2/2024

HPC-Industrial is looking for an Equipment Operator to join their safety conscious team in Calvert City, KY. The Equipment Operator is responsible for general labor and operating equipment within the facility.  As well as ensuring daily maintenance is performed, and any equipment issues are reported immediately.

 Why work for HPC Industrial? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages, paid training 
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Promote HPC-Industrial’s safety, environmental and operations policies
  • Operates Forklift 
  • Completes daily checklist as required for proper operation of the unit being operated
  • Performs labor intensive activities in all weather conditions throughout the shift
  • Works in atmospheres with low clearances, confined spaces and at heights
  • Timely and accurate completion and review of paperwork documenting work functions
  • Ability to interact with customers in a professional manner/exhibit excellent communication/human relation skills
  • Additional duties as assigned

Physical demands:

  • Must be able to wear protective clothing or equipment.  This includes, but is not limited to Nomex coveralls, a back belt, slicker suits, rubber boots, a fresh air breathing mask and escape pack and a hard hat
  • Must be able to work under extreme climate conditions (excessive high heat index of 95+ degrees Fahrenheit, 98% humidity and subzero weather conditions) relative to geographic location
  • Must be able to withstand exposure to dust (chemical and environmental), fumes (chemical and fluids), exhaust and highly pressurized fluids. 
  • Must be able to pass a hair follicle test

What does it take to work for HPC-Industrial? 

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent 
  • Previous experience in operating: heavy duty forklift
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills, dependable


About HPC-Industrial:

HPC-Industrial, a Clean Harbors company, is the premier industrial cleaning and environmental services company in North America supporting the upstream, downstream, and utility sectors. HPC-Industrial offers an exceptional three-pronged safety system, innovative career development platform, committed customer service, deep industry expertise, and advanced technology and automation. We are committed to safety, people, growth, service, and performance. We provide the safest, most efficient operational experience for our customers and the most comprehensive training and career development for our employees.

HPC Industrial 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.

HPC Industrial is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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