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Technician, Tank Cleaning in Old Ocean, TX at BakerCorp

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

BakerCorp is a market leader in tank, pump, filtration and shoring equipment rentals, with a network of locations including operations in North America and Europe. Backed by a broad selection of high-quality industrial, liquid and solid-handling equipment, our exceptional team helps get our customers what they need, where they need it, on time.

The company maintains a rental fleet consisting of more than 20,000 units, including steel tanks, polyethylene tanks, roll-off boxes, pumps, pipes, hoses and fittings, filtration units, tank trailers, berms and trench shoring equipment. BakerCorp serves customers in over 15 industries including oil and gas, industrial and environmental services, refining, environmental remediation, construction, chemicals, transportation, power and municipal works. The company also works with customers to deliver a mix of products and services for a wide variety of applications that include: chemical, manufacturing, refining, construction, municipal, industrial services, environmental remediation, power generation, tank terminal/pipeline operations, transportation, mining, electronics and wastewater.

Broad Function

Performs labor and helper functions which include, but are not limited to, hydroblasting, catalyst handling, chemical cleaning, tank cleaning, dewatering and other work assignments

Essential Functions.

  • Loads hoses, chemicals and other equipment required for assigned job onto truck 

  • Hooks up and breaks down hoses using proper tools, gaskets and Teflon tape. 

  • Assist in the operation of equipment or power tools.

  • Cleans up work area and equipment after work is completed. 

  • Assist in the inspection of equipment, hoses, connections, pumps and general work area

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. 

  • Develops a basic working knowledge of all equipment that is utilized in performing assigned duties.

Working Conditions

  • Working conditions include outdoor and indoor field, yard and shop locations. Working on uneven ground and near various types of equipment in all types of weather. Working underneath equipment. Exposure to the outdoors, extreme weather conditions, dirt, and fumes. Utilization of Personal Protective Equipment is necessary.

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to work in adverse work conditions, varying from very hot to very cold.

    • Lifting or moving up to 50 pounds

    • Able to work in very wet environments as well as very dry environments.

    • Physically capable of standing, shoveling and performing other types of physical work for long periods of time.

    • Ability to safely perform work using high pressure water shotguns (up to 60,000 PSI) with back thrust up to 60 pounds of thrust.

    • Medically and physically capable of wearing respirator while performing the above listed work.

    • 100% ability to stay focused on surrounding hazards at all times while performing job requirements in extremely hazardous work environments (i.e. steel mills, power plants, refineries, chemical plants, etc).

    • Ability to move distances within & between warehouses/offices/field location

    • Use hands/fingers to handle or feel (Operate, Active, Use, Prepare, Inspect, Place, Detect, Position)

    • Climb (stairs/ladders) or balance (Ascend/Descend, Work atop, Traverse)

    • Ability to mount & dismount forklift and/or truck

    • Stoop, kneel, crouch, squat or crawl (Position self to, Move)

    • Talk/hear (Communicate, Detect, Converse with, Discern, Convey, Express oneself, Exchange information)

    • See (Detect, Determine, Perceive, Identify, Recognize, Judge, Observe, Inspect, Estimate, Assess, Color perception - red, green, amber)

    • Taste/Smell (Detect, Distinguish, Determine)
    • Pushing or Pulling

    • Reaching

    • Repetitive Motion

    • Ability to Drive (local/distance over road)

Skills & Abilities

  • Learns to use professional concepts

  • Applies company policies and procedures to resolve routine issues

  • Works on problems of limited scope
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations from which answers can be readily obtained
  • Builds stable working relationships internally
  • Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks
  • Normally receives detailed instructions on all work
  • Mechanical aptitude necessary
  • May require HAZ WAP training
  • Ability to be on-call 24 hours per day
  • Ability to drive at licensing level deemed necessary by branch management 

  • High School Diploma or GED required
Experience & Other

  • 6 months related experience
  • Rental/industrial helpful
  • State issued Driver's License
Excellent total compensation opportunity plus competitive benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, life, & LTD insurance, profit-sharing, tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) program, paid vacation, paid holidays, EAP and more!

BakerCorp is a Drug Free Workplace. The Company’s pre-employment screening process includes, but is not limited to social security verification, criminal background check, and drug test. MAY be required to pass DOT physical, MVR, and/or credit history based on essential functions of the position.

BakerCorp is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all employees are treated equally and without regard to or because of race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status or medical condition. 

BakerCorp provides equal opportunity to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. BakerCorp will provide reasonable accommodation when requested to enable completion of the online employment inquiry form, or, if desired, an alternative method of inquiry. If you need reasonable accommodation, please email for assistance.