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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Clean Harbors
Location: Springfield
Posted on: July 1, 2024

Job Description:

Clean Harbors' National Remediation team is seeking Traveling Heavy Equipment Operators. The Heavy Equipment Operator will operate a variety of equipment, such as backhoes, bulldozers, loader, screeners, excavators as well as other equipment. Candidates must also be willing and able to perform manual labor as required.

Travel Requirements: Equipment Operator (95-100 % Travel). The typical travel rotation for this group is 6 weeks out on a project (not coming home on weekends) and then 1 week off.

Location: MA based

Travel/Pay Info: Per Diem available while traveling, individual accommodations provided- single occupancy room with kitchenette- typically a long-term type of hotel property. Prevailing wage and overtime available depending on the job site.

**Year-round consistent work with time off every 6 weeks to recharge.

Position Overview:

  • The Heavy Equipment Operator (Traveling) operates heavy equipment such as bulldozers, compactors, excavators, etc.
  • This individual will work either at a Clean Harbors facility or at a customer location.
  • This position will require 95% travel in all 48 contiguous states (all travel expenses are covered).

    Why work for Clean Harbors?

    • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5;
    • Competitive wages - Based on Experience;
    • 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 advancement.


      Key Responsibilities:

      • Competent and proficient operation of the following: excavator (60K LB and up), front end loader (3CY and up), articulating dump truck (25CY and up), bull dozer (150HP and up), motor grader, soil compactor, articulating water truck, compact loader, compact excavator, and other construction equipment. Minimum of 10-years of experience operating this type of equipment;
      • Operating machinery like the following: backhoe, front end loader, excavator, bulldozer, track-hoe, and compactor;
      • Operates a heavy-duty forklift as required;
      • Assures unit is never operated in an unsafe manner or in a manner which is inconsistent with Standard Operating Procedures;
      • Complete and submits all associated paperwork as required for waste tracking.
      • Perform occasional labor work;
      • Ensuring that 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;
      • Other duties as required.


        What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

        • MA hydraulic licencse required or ability to get;
        • Previous experience in operating heavy equipment required;
        • Previous experience operating Bull Dozers, and Excavators required;
        • Previous construction experience (Earthworks) preferred;
        • Must be able to travel 95-100% - Schedule 6 weeks traveling followed by 1-week home PAID;
        • Current valid driver license with a clean driving record required.

          Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is one-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology - come be part of the solution with us.

          We thank all those interested in joining the Clean Harbors team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

          Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.

          *CH #LI-SE1

Keywords: Clean Harbors, Springfield , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Springfield, Massachusetts

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