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Heavy Equipment Operator

Location: Gainesville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Heavy Equipment Operator will operate and maintain heavy, motorized equipment in a safe and efficient manner at a transfer station, while adhering to all Company policies and procedures.Duties and ResponsibilitiesOperate heavy, motorized equipment used to transfer trash, including but not limited to front-end wheel loaders, excavator and other equipment to load transfer trucks and keep the floor cleanWork closely with traffic control spotters to guide trucks into the bay, to unload or load trucksMay operate water tanker and similar equipment for dust control, dirt compaction, and watering grassUse handheld mobile radio units or company cell phone to coordinate tasks and resourcesPerform pre and post operations inspection and perform daily maintenance required of the equipment in accordance with Company policy and maintain accurate logs and recordsIdentify potentially hazardous or unacceptable materials and report immediately to supervisor for proper handling of materialMaintain the general working area in a leveled and organized mannerEnsure adherence to safe work practices and procedures.Perform other job-related duties as assigned Requirements Heavy equipment operation experienceMust be at least 21 years of ageKnowledge, Skills & AbilitiesAbility to perform maintenance and minor repairs to assigned equipmentAbility to judge the distance between equipment and an objectAbility to repeatedly adjust the control and placement of equipment to exact positionAbility to recognize unacceptable waste (such as gasoline or other flammable materials)Knowledge of DOT, OSHA, and other related state and federal regulationsAbility to communicate information with internal and external customersStrong work ethic, demonstrating integrity and trust,Ability to be a self-starter capable of working effectively in a team environment or as an individual contributorAttention to detail and problem-solving skillsAbility to read, write, and comprehend reports and associated documentsAbility to understand and follow oral and written instructionsAbility to prioritize workload and meet time sensitive deadlinesFlexibility to accept and adapt to change as well as the commitment to seek continuous improvementDemonstrate continuous effort to improve operation, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer serviceAbility to exert muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objectsAbility to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting or standingAbility to make simple and repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wristsKnowledge of proper lift techniquesAbility to follow all company safety policies and proceduresPreferredSolid waste industry experienceEqual Opportunity Employer

Keywords: WCA MANAGEMENT COMPANY LP, Gainesville , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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