Job Title: Equipment Operator
Reports To: Operations Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Prepared Date: April 4, 2020
The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible of operating a variety of heavy equipment that perform the loading, unloading, spreading and pushing of general debris in a safe and effective manner to minimize the risk of injury and property damage. Heavy equipment may include front-end loaders, excavators with attachments, forklift, and other pieces of equipment.
A TYPICAL DAY: This is not just a job; this is a dedicated team determined to redefine waste recovery. We believe in making a difference every hour, every day. Our positive energy and time are invested for the purpose of a cleaner future for our county, next generation, and a greener environment.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
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This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE:
CORE SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES:
JOB SPECIFIC COMPETENCIES: Dependability, Operation/Control, Operation Monitoring, Decision Making
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Less than high school education; and minimum three (3) years of equipment operator experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Class C driver’s license preferred
Ability to read and write English, interpret documents such as safety rules, operation and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. They should also be able to speak English effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratios, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is required to sit for long periods of time and constantly bend at the neck and waist, twist at the neck and waste, grasp (simple and power) and push and pull. The employee is required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as machine operation) most of the workday; use of hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently must climb and use fine manipulation of hands. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision
We are a drug free & alcohol-free work environment.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and dirty. Required to put on protective outfits, like gloves, safety footwear, and hardhat.
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