Landfill Equipment Operator

Advanced Disposal - McClellandtown, PA (30+ days ago)2.9


Operate heavy equipment used in refuse disposal at the landfill

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

Perform pre-operation inspections of equipment, identifying equipment problems and reporting problems to Equipment Management for repairs
Refuel trucks and add fluids, as needed
Ensure compliance with company policies, safety and maintenance procedures
Operate heavy landfill equipment such as scrapers, wheel type or crawler tractors with a dozer blade, landfill blade or bucket attachment, compactors, roll-off refuse trucks, loaders, motor graders and pneumatic tire scrapers
Compile daily equipment reports consisting of logging the number of loads excavated and the number of hours spent operating equipment
Control landfill fires by smothering them with landfill dirt, isolating them and/or wetting them down with water
Communicate with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe routes, accidents, equipment breakdowns
Keep informed of weather conditions
Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operation, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
Work closely with traffic control spotters to identify fill areas to be used for dumping solid waste

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
Problem solving & formulation
Reading and proofreading
Reasoning and analyzing

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

Years of Experience: Two years' operating experience with heavy duty equipment, 6 months as a Landfill Equipment Operator

Driver must meet Motor Vehicle Records standards set by company
Driver must possess a minimum of two years' operating experience with heavy duty equipment, 6 months as a Landfill Equipment Operator
Qualification for "out-of-class" pay as a Landfill Equipment Operator or (2) log 120 hours on equipment being tested for

MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE USED:
Trucks, scrapers, wheel type or crawler tractors with a dozer blade, landfill blade or bucket attachment, compactors, roll-off refuse trucks, loaders, motor graders and pneumatic tire scrapers, seat belts, vehicle inspection equipment

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
Exposure to outdoor elements, small cramped space such as equipment cab. Exposure to fumes, dust; uneven ground. Low/high temperatures, Wet and/or high humidity, Sudden temperature changes

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Carrying, pushing/pulling, climbing, kneeling, crawling, reaching while driving, twisting/turning to view while driving. Employees may work at heights greater than 10 feet. Employees may make continuous arm and hand movements to direct traffic at landfill

This job description is not a contract and does not affect the at-will nature of your employment relationship with Advanced Disposal. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and does not and cannot address every responsibility or duty you may be expected to perform during your employment. Advanced Disposal reserves the right to modify or amend this job description at its discretion, without prior notice.

All qualified applicants considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, gender orientation or other protected status