Clean Harbors

IS Equipment Operators - Concord

Concord, CA

Job Description

IS Equipment Operators

Posted: Tuesday, 1/23/2024

HPC-Industrial, powered by Clean Harbors, in Benicia Ca (East Bay area) is looking for an Industrial Labor / equipment operators to join their safety conscious traveling team! This team member should have 1-3 years' experience in Industrial maintenance, is responsible for the safe and successful execution of jobs across all service lines and various other responsibilities. This position serves as a representative of HPC-Industrial in creating a continuous working relationship with clients/customers.  Transitioning Military, this is a great opportunity to leverage your skills and training as you return to civilian life.   TWIC card is required!  


Why work for HPC-Industrial? 

Health and Safety is our #1priority and we live it 3-6-5! 

Competitive wages $28 -$31.00 hourly (depending on experience.)

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:  


Act as safety representative responsible for safety policies and procedures of both the company and the customer, including hands-on information regarding operations, safety, equipment, emergency response and administrative functions. 

Hands-on operation, when required, of manual and automated hydroblasting equipment. 

Operation of special equipment, such as Ultra High-Pressure pumps. 

Operate equipment by energizing the pumping equipment and/or any specialized hydroblasting and/or chemical cleaning equipment, vacuum trucks and cutting equipment being used on the job. 

May be required to examine surface cleaned to ensure conformance to company and customer specifications. 

Perform routine maintenance on company equipment being used on the job. 

Perform any and all duties associated with liquid vacs, air machines, jet rodders and guzzlers.

Direct a crew of vacuum technicians. 

Loading and unloading hoses. 

Unload vacuum truck at the dump site. 

Provide general maintenance in the field. 

Perform other related duties as assigned. 




Required Qualifications: 

Execute a 180-degree rotary motion of the cervical spine in order to allow complete movement of the head and neck; 

Must be able to hold and operate with both hands a double trigger hydroblast shotgun and other hydroblast equipment; 

Climb ladders and work from scaffolding and stationary platforms up to heights of 200 feet. 

Tolerate and function in confined spaces of a minimum of five (5) foot inside diameter. 

Hold the back thrust of 50lbs. on a straight 66” pipe for a minimum of one (1) hour; 

Must be physically capable of using both negative pressure and air supplied respirators. 

Must be able to wear protective clothing and/or equipment.  This includes, but is not limited to, nomex coveralls, back belt, slickers, rubber boots, a fresh air breathing mask and escape pack, and a hard hat. 

Work under extreme climate conditions (excessive high heat index of 95+degree Fahrenheit, 98% humidity; and sub-zero weather conditions) relative to geographic location; 

Exposure to dust (chemical and environmental), fumes (chemical and fluids), exhaust and highly pressurized fluids.  (A respirator will be provided when required.); 

Noise levels exceed 85 dBA (hearing protection is provided and required). 




What does it take to work for HPC-Industrial?  

Specific vocational preparation including classroom safety training, on-the-job training and essential experience gained on other jobs. 

Language proficiency:  understand English at a level to comprehend safety training and respond to instructions in emergency situations. 

Valid driver’s license, and other requirements of company’s driving policy required when driving company vehicle or using personal vehicle on company business. 

Must be knowledgeable in the operation of emergency equipment, such as fire extinguishers. 

Experience operating a vacuum truck.  

Working knowledge of operating equipment used in wet and dry vacuums. 

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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