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Career Opportunities

We're Hiring - Now!

Klean is growing rapidly and we need your help. We have several opportunities in Akron-USA, London-UK, Vancouver-Canada, and other global regions. We're looking for experienced, energetic people who want to make a difference. We know you're passionate about the work you do, so why not choose to work with colleagues who share your passion and dedication? Working with the best---where outperformance is routine.

We know our employees are our greatest asset. Whether it's being at the forefront of technology advancements and innovations that make a difference in the lives of people every day, working with numerous customers to improve their bottom line, developing industry-standard systems and technologies, serving on the board of an industry organization, or being an active member of a local service group, our employees aim a little higher.

We believe that every employee has talents waiting to be discovered and tapped. That's why Klean Industries mentors, trains, supports and empowers employees as they strive to outperform the field, no matter what career path they're on. We are looking for bright and energetic people to join the "KLEAN TEAM" (TEAM: Together Everyone Achieves More) in our offices around the globe.

This is an opportunity for talented individuals to work for a rapidly growing organization, installing, designing and producing state-of-the-art environmentally friendly systems using patented technologies. As the resource-recovery specialists, Klean Industries continues to design and build facilities that incorporate new and evolving technologies. Klean Industries is constantly searching for highly skilled, talented, and elite candidates to become associates of our team. Klean's success has allowed for steady growth and stability of our staff. Klean Industries would like to speak with you if you are:
  • A results-oriented achiever
  • Seeking professional and personal growth
  • A self-starter who likes responsibility and challenge
  • Looking for an opportunity to join an elite team of professionals
For more information on the growth of green jobs and careers in our sector please see the following PEW Report >>>GO!

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for any of the listed positions, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Candidates should preferably have a BS Engineering Degree. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.

Klean Industries offers competitive full benefit packages including: Medical/Prescription coverage; tuition reimbursement; one week of vacation after six months; and four-hour Fridays. (Monday to Thursday - 8:00AM to 6:00PM, Friday - 8:00AM to 12:00pm).

We are accepting applications for the following position(s):

Carbon Engineers
A progressive positions that requires a strong back ground and understand of polymer products and formulations. This job also requires leadership which includes rapidly learning the industry which will require the candidate to be exposed to all areas of our business---not just his/her degreed area of expertise. It is a hands-on position where the engineer gains invaluable experience and skills on a variety of projects to be applied throughout a career with Klean Industries.

Job Requirements:
  • Rubber Technology Certificate
  • Lab technologist,R&D
  • Quality Control
  • Carbon Sales & Marketing Experience
  • Experience with industrial construction projects -- EPC environment, recycling industries, specializing in pyrolysis and gasification of wastes into energy and recovered products.
  • Experience completing detailed back end processing estimates including feasibility, budget, and detailed lump sum estimates
  • Excel, MS Word, MS Project, Suretrax, MS Visio and Timberline skills are needed
How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Candidates should preferably have a BS Engineering Degree. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Proposal Engineers
The Estimator/Proposal Engineer is responsible for the generation of project estimates and sales proposals.

Job Requirements:
  • Experience with industrial construction projects -- EPC environment
  • Prefer Steam and Power experience
  • Experience completing detailed estimates including feasibility, budget, and detailed lump sum estimates
  • Excel, MS Word, MS Project, Suretrax, and Timberline skills are needed
How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Candidates should preferably have a BS Engineering Degree. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Field Engineers
The Klean Industries field engineer rapidly learns the industry and will be exposed to all areas of our business---not just his/her degreed area of expertise. It is a hands-on position where the engineer gains invaluable experience and skills on a variety of projects to be applied throughout a career with Klean Industries. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Study Klean Industries and vendor drawings and documents to become familiar with both the intricate details and the project as a whole.
  • Assist the construction superintendent and project manager in managing, supervising, and tracking the schedules of subcontractors and vendors working onsite.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, instrumentation, and electrical systems.
  • Interface with design engineers at the office to provide solutions to problems in the field.
  • Assist in the start-up and initial operation of projects.
  • Assist the construction superintendent in ensuring that the final product produced by Klean Industries and our subcontractors is a quality product in full compliance with all contractual obligations, applicable codes, and customer regulations.
How to Apply

Applicants should have a BS in Mechanical, Electrical, or Civil (Structural) engineering with 0-3 years experience and should be willing to travel extensively the first 3 years. AutoCAD and industrial construction experience is a plus. Steam and Power experience (Boilers, turbines, IC) is a big plus. If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Design Supervisors
A progressive position that requires a strong back ground and understanding of integrated waste management technologies and design. We are in continuous expansion and have an immediate requirement for Designer/Drafter Supervisor.

Typical responsibilities include:
  • Directs all aspects of the Designing team
  • Personal interface at many levels - engineering, operations and sub-contractors
  • Management of all new product information including schematics, drawings, bills of material, and all other pertinent engineering data.
  • Manage changes that affect multiple product lines. Effectively implement these changes across multiple units in various stages of production, including but not limited to; recognizing cut-in, affect on bill of materials, impact on possible obsolescence, etc.
  • Providing design information and feedback to suppliers.
  • Creation and Utilization of engineering automation and productivity tools.
  • Improving productivity of designing and drafting functions.
  • AS Engineering or equivalent experience required (BS Engineering Technology or equivalent experience preferred)
  • 5+ years of mechanical design/drafting supervisory experience in the waste management processing industry or equivalent heavy industry
  • Working knowledge/experience in ; AutoCAD, AutoCAD Electrical, AutoCAD Inventor
  • Quality training or Greenbelt certification preferred
  • Excellent organizational integration, communications and interpersonal skills
  • Accomplishments that reflect teamwork, integrity, accountability and speed
  • This position is located in Vancouver, Canada and reports to the Engineering Vice President. Applicants must possess valid authority to work in the United States.
How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Business Developers
Spend your summer developing business opportunities for Klean Industries in the US as well as in Canada, the UK, Mexico and Brazil. You will work with the CEO, CFO, CTO, and VP of Business Development and be exposed to Fortune 500 companies, innovative green start-ups, brand managers and recycling strategies. In addition, by the end of your internship you would have been taught how to strategically research on deal opportunities, pitch business ideas, create effective proposals and manage business development databases.

Candidates should be entrepreneurial, self-motivators with the ability to work in a deadline-driven, fast paced environment. Must be a team player, possess excellent written and oral communication skills, have strong inter-personal and organizational skills and most importantly have a hunger for business development. Must be proficient with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Foreign language skills are also desired.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Product Developers
If you are technically and/or mechanically inclined this is a great opportunity to develop new products out of waste. In your cover letter you can specify if you would like to be considered for a product & market development internship or a recycling market internship. An engineering, chemistry or polymer background is a plus:
  • As a Product and Market development intern you will learn how to develop profiles for various waste streams, categorize plastics and run test equipment. You will also investigate how to improve properties of particular plastics and composites to meet specific applications
  • As a Recycling Market Research intern you will learn to define and categorize the markets by pre-determined skill set of each recycler as well as prospective licensing partners that will use our technologies, products and solutions.
How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Market Researchers
Klean is looking to source various waste streams from various industrial partners and recycling facilities and independent operators around the globe. We are developing new partner programs where we can develop partnerships to establish collection infrastructure for various wastes. One of the goals is to establish new stewardship programs around the globe that generate revenue via collection fees and tipping fees by collecting specific kinds of waste and shipping them to Klean's new processing plants. Some of these sourcing locations are comprised of industrial processing plants, factories and a wide variety of other organizations.

Klean is looking for an MBA candidate (or potentially a motivated college junior or senior) to design and conduct market research for these programs.

Specific Duties:
  • Gather information on existing recycling and fundraising programs
  • Identify potential promotions, programs and partnership
  • Develop recommendations based on findings
  • Assist in implementation of new concepts
How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Public Relations
This is the perfect opportunity to build an actual PR portfolio. You will write your own releases and pitch media. In fact, all our dedicated interns over the years have left with as many as 25 media placements and releases to put in their portfolio. Learn how to write and pitch effectively, how to use common media databases and much much more! Experience more about real life Public Relations activity than you would at an agency.

Major duties include:
  • Drafting and distributing high quality, effective press releases and pitches.
  • Pitching by phone Klean's story and technologies and solutions to Broadcast/Print/Online media sources.
  • Marketing Klean's solutions
  • Write copy for public website on our Green Technology solutions.
  • Write case studies about the green technologies we have implemented at our client sites.
  • Draft HTML-based email promotions and other email communications to client base about our Green Technology solutions.

PR and Event Planning:

  • Research and draft conference presentations on green technologies and our solutions.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of a high-profile co-marketing event with one of our clients around the green technologies we implemented for them.
  • Work with technology vendors and distributors regarding co-marketing opportunities at this event.
  • Draft a press release in conjunction with this event.

Requirements:

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.
  • High level of energy and passion!
  • Working towards degree in marketing, public relations, communications or equivalent field.
  • Position reports to Klean's VP, Media Relations in Vancouver.
How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Videographers
The Videographer Intern will assist in the filming, importing, and editing of raw video to create high quality videos that will be placed on DVD or uploaded to our YouTube channel.

Responsibilities include importing and logging existing raw footage, filming and editing footage and creating and inserting appropriate graphics into the video to create a professional-quality clip. Video intern must be highly skilled with a video camera, and must be proficient in Final Cut Pro. Personal computer with programs is a plus. Must be currently enrolled in or recently completed a degree in a related field, such as film, or video editing, etc. Intern should be highly organized, detail-oriented, steady, dependable, driven, and energetic.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Graphic Designers
Klean is looking for creative and motivated undergraduate students who want to build their portfolio and gain hands-on work experience in the Cleantech sector. The job with require experience in developing social networks like YouTube, LinkedIn, Google, WordPress, Twitter. It will also require the ability to update, creating and modifying websites. Throughout the internship, you will be involved in a variety of challenging high profile projects with fast turn-around deadlines.

As an intern you will work with Klean's executive team on developing media concepts to improve Klean's look. This will include product editorials, brochures, power points, proposals and document packaging from concept through to production. You will also help prepare for trade show events and help prepare CSR reports.

It is imperative the intern have their own computer with Adobe software.
Required Skills:
  • Must have working knowledge of Adobe creative suite.
  • Must be able to operate within Microsoft Office systems.
  • Strong communication and artistic skills.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented.
  • Experience in photography would be a plus.
  • Portfolio required for review.
How to Apply:

If you are interested in applying for the above position, please send an email quoting the job position, with a covering letter and resume, to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Experience requirements will depend upon the position. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.
Apprenticeships
Passionate about the environment and determined to make it part of your future?

The Klean Industries Environmental Engineering Apprenticeship Programme is a key part of our progressive approach to career development in the alternative energy and resource recovery sector. This is a training program to cultivate future leaders in environmental engineering. Designed to give hands-on work experience and allow you to study for your qualifications at the same time, it incorporates a structured programme of training leading to a recognised qualification that covers a wide range of occupations.

During the apprenticeship you will gain experience in the areas of business development, sales, marketing, project development, project implementation, energy economics, waste management, carbon assessment, material handling, recycling, resource reprocessing, oil refining, CSR program development, community organizing, national legislative advocacy and media and public communications. The training scheme means you can acquire specialist intermediate-level engineering, technician, supervisory and craft skills at National Vocational Qualifications Levels 2 and 3. It's the perfect way to get a head start and move up the career ladder.

This career opportunity is being supported by The University of Brighton and Waste & Energy Research Group. In partnership with Dr. Marie Harder our group training provider, we will soon be undertaking recruitment, selection and interviewing as well as providing mentoring throughout the programme.

What we offer:

  • Apprenticeships are offered in the following Engineering trades: electrical, thermal engineering, process engineering, fitter & turner, instrumentation, boiler making, millwright & fabrication, equipment operations
  • Apprenticeships cover all tuition fees, accommodation, meals and transport
  • Completion of all Institutional Training modules at an accredited training provider
  • Furthering of educational qualifications on a part-time basis
  • Practical on-the-job-training in above mentioned disciplines
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Scheduling of Trade Test preparation and testing

What we require:

  • Must be either a Canadian or British citizen, permanent resident, legal resident with a valid work permit, or be able to attain a valid work visa independently to be considered eligible for this programme
  • Be a conscientious and reliable team player
  • Possess strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Minimum of full N3 with trade theory
  • Practical experience will be an added advantage
  • Prospective candidates will be required to attend psychometric assessments as part of the selection process

To apply to become a Klean Industries Inc apprentice, simply send in your CV, cover letter indicating what excites you and why you would like to join the Klean Industries "Environmental Engineering Programme (no more than 250 words). Please send to hr(@)kleanindustries.com. No phone calls please. Only those considered for the position will be contacted.

Completed application forms must be submitted between 1st - 15th September each year. You must have all components of your application in by that time (including the required letters of recommendation, transcripts, etc.). Details on the job and application requirements are in the attached application document below. The following application documents are necessary:

  • Motivational letter (including your preference for UK or Canada)
  • Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of academic record
  • Certified copy of Identification Document
  • Criminal record check and drug testing certification