Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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  • Jobs on this site are original and unduplicated and come from three sources: the Federal government, state workforce agency job banks, and corporate career websites. All jobs are vetted to ensure there are no scams, training schemes, or phishing.
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  • The newest jobs are listed first, so use the search features to match your interests. You can look for jobs in a specific geographical location, by title or keyword, or you can use the military crosswalk. You may want to do something different from your military career, but you undoubtedly have skills from that occupation that match to a civilian job.

Job Information

Thompson Industrial Services Hydroblast Technician in Decatur, Alabama

Thompson Industrial, Powered by Clean Harbors , in Decatur, AL is currently seeking a Hydroblast Technician to join their safety conscious team! This role involves working at multiple customer sites, supporting blasting operations, operate and maintain high-pressured water blasting equipment and strong communication skills The Hydroblast Technician will represent Thompson Industrial and maintain positive relationships with clients and customers.

Join our team and apply to embark on a rewarding career path with opportunities for growth and development!

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Industrial setting – Refinery, Petro-Chemical, Utilities, Pulp and Paper Mills, etc.


WORK SCHEDULE: 8 hour rotating shifts (Overtime as needed)

TRAVEL: Up to 25% (Per Diem Allowance)


POSITION IS TEMPORARY AND SEASONAL - Expected to last 30-60 days (not benefit eligible)


Why work for Thompson Industrial:

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

  • Competitive wages

  • 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:

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one goal by following policies, processes, and acting in a safe manner at all times;

  • Hands-on operation 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 expectations;

  • Conduct routine and required maintenance on the unit and all peripherals, including industrial vacuuming equipment and the disposal of hazardous and non-hazardous materials;

  • Perform routine maintenance on company equipment being used on the job;

  • Additional duties as assigned.

Skills and Experience:

  • 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 license and other requirements of company’s driving policy required when driving company vehicle or using personal vehicle on company business;

  • OSHA certification may be required for this job;

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

  • May have to provide Federal Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC).

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs

Educational Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (required);

  • Valid Drivers License


About Thompson Industrial

  • Thompson Industrial , a Clean Harbors company, is the premier industrial cleaning and environmental services company in North America supporting the upstream, downstream, and utility sectors. Thompson 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.

Thompson 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.

Thompson Industrial is a Military & Veteran friendly company.