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Thompson Industrial Services is an established and proven leader in the industrial cleaning business. We are strategically located throughout the Eastern United States. Few companies can match our quality, safety, integrity and diversity. We perform industrial cleaning in industries such as paper mills, steel mills, nuclear plants, manufacturing, refineries, automotive, power plants and chemical plants.

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Operator w/ CDL-Rockwood, TN

Location: Athens, TN


The Industrial Service Operator is to safely operate extremely high pressured water-blast units to clean customer systems (pipes, boilers, tanks, etc.), operate industrial vacuum units and safely drive Thompson Industrial Services trucks.


  •  Basic knowledge and ability to operate high-pressured water-blaster and vacuum equipment.
  •  Properly prepares equipment and worksite on a daily basis.
  •  Ensures that assigned tasks are performed safely with the highest level of quality.
  •  Effectively communicate with Front Line Supervisors on area such as safety, quality and integrity.


  •  Tools, equipment, machinery used: Large industrial cleaning equipment and materials, large industrial vehicles.
  •  May periodically use computers for training purposes.
  •  Working conditions: outside work, extreme temperatures, noisy conditions, shift work, flexible schedules, on-call hours, 24/7 availability.
  •  Physical effort required: Heavy lifting, working with large machinery, confined spaces, and heights.
  •  Travel required: Regular overnight travel will be required for this position.


  •  Able to read and write-no high school diploma required.
  •  Able to pass drug tests (pre-employment, random, and annual).
  •  Valid driverís license required.
  •  CDL driverís license preferred.
  •  Able to physically control industrial hydro blasting and vacuum equipment.

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Holidays, Vacation, 401K, Life.


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