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Title:  Now Hiring! Incinerator Operator

Requisition Id:  8273
Job Function:  Plant/Processing Operations
Career Area:  Operations
Work Location:  Clinton, IL

Position Purpose:

Ensures the incinerators are operated in an efficient and compliant manner, that all waste containers are unloaded from vehicles, that vehicles are properly decontaminated, supplies and waste containers are properly staged for weighing, scanning and processing. Performs all duties in accordance with all applicable safety, environmental compliance and Stericycle policies and procedures.

Key Job Activities:

1) Ensure the incinerator waste feed rate and blending is performed properly to maintain correct incinerator temperatures and to maximize throughput.
2) Monitor incinerator and steam systems (where applicable), ash removal system, ash quality, and Air Pollution Control system parameters to include but not limited to: temperatures, pH, absorber flow rate, reagent feed rates, differential pressures and other system parameters to ensure safe, compliant and efficient operations are maintained. Report any issues identified to shift Lead.
3) Complete all necessary logging and reporting documents neatly and accurately and file according to procedure.
4) Perform additional plant tasks including, but not limited to:
• Operate vehicles, including but not limited to, on yard movement of trucks, tractors, trailers, and roll offs.
• Operate hand trucks, pallet jacks, forklifts or similar equipment as part of unloading and loading vehicles for processing or transfer.
• Stage waste containers for weighing and scanning in the SteriWorks system.
• Weigh and scan waste containers into the SteriWorks system for proper recordkeeping purposes.
• Empty waste containers into process bins/receptacles, decant containers for transfer and/or load waste containers onto conveyor system for incineration.
• Place reusable containers on wash line for decontamination.
• Operate reusable container wash unit to properly decontaminate reusable containers. Remove clean containers, inspect for serviceability and compliance and stage for loading onto assigned vehicles for reuse.
• Decontaminate cargo area of vehicles and ensure vehicle cargo areas do not have free liquid on the floors. Load reusable containers and other service supplies on vehicles as assigned.
• Ensure work area is clean and free of debris; clean up all spills immediately.
5) Perform housekeeping assignments and all other duties as required or requested.


Preferred Education: in High School or Equivalent

Experience (North America & LATAM):

Experience (EMEAA):

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Drivers License



The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job or person. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise. Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.