Heavy Equipment Operator-Lead Operator
Republic Services - Perry Hall, MD
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Operates machines and/or equipment at a recyclery, landfill or transfer station. Also corrdinate activitty of Heavy Equipment Operator aor Stationary Operator.
REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES-Lead Operator
o Inspects equipment at start of shift and each start up during the shift. Records daily inspection forms.
o Safely and productively operates equipment including forklift, scraper, motor grader, sweeper, baler, excavator, compactor, bulldozer, front end loader and other recyclery, landfill or transfer station equipment.
o Continuously monitors equipment to ensure proper operation and minimum down time. Performs basic trouble shooting.
o At a landfill, operates equipment on the working face to spread and compact solid wastes.
o Studies production schedules and estimates hour requirements for completion of job assignment. Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
o Confers with supervisor or manager to coordinate activities of individual departments or shifts.
o Completes Equipment Condition Report and reports any necessary repairs to supervisor and/or Maintenance Shop. Ensures that equipment is cleaned, serviced and stored at the end of each shift.
o Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
no later than June 08, 2012 Please reference Job Title and Job #.EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION:
-Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification.
-Two years of experience as an equipment operator.
-Valid certificate(s) of training for use of equipment, as required.
-Previous experience working at sites regulated by OSHA.
OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:
-Customer Service - Acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner towards customers and co-workers.
-Dependability - Is someone supervisors and coworkers can count on. Follows through and does what he/she says he/she will do. Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule.
-Endurance - Sticks with the task until it is completed in a productive and safe manner.
-Ethics - Adheres to the policies and rules set forth by the Company. Is honest and trustworthy.
-Pride -Makes sure that every aspect of the overall task is done correctly. Strives to achieve all goals.
-Safety Orientation - Follows and promotes the Company's safety rules and procedures. Recognizes hazards and anticipates danger. Does not take inappropriate risks.
REPRESENTATIVE MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND/OR SOFTWARE USED:
The following machines, tools, equipment and/or software are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. Actual machines, tools, equipment and/or software used will vary.
-Machines including, but not limited to, excavator, compactor, bulldozer, forklift, front end loader and/or ADTs/other equipment.
-Personal protective equipment including, but not limited to, earplugs, gloves, respirator, hardhat, boots, and safety vest.
-Tools including, but not limited to, broom, shovel, tire gauge, water hoses, screwdriver, wrenches and other hand tools.
ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC WORKING CONDITIONS:
The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.
-Exposure to extreme weather conditions and loud noises
-Work environment includes machines, tools, trucks, dust, fumes and odors.
-Exposure to residential, industrial and commercial waste.
-Frequently lift / shovel materials weighing up to 10 pounds.
-Constant sitting, driving and reaching.
-Frequent climbing, twisting and balancing.
-Occasional standing, walking, bending, squatting, pushing and pulling up to 20 pounds.
Republic Services is a dynamic company that offers a competitive salary and benefits package including major medical coverage, supplemental insurance programs, retirement benefits, and paid vacation and holidays.
Republic Services promotes a drug-free and alcohol-free workplace and conducts pre-employment drug testing.