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Heavy Equipment Operator

Company: Rumpke
Location: Ashland
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES OF POSITION:Operate equipment in a safe manner in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policiesPerform efficient safe operation of bulldozers, graders, excavators, backhoes, front end loaders, wheel loaders, off road dump trucks, and other equipmentSafely move dirt, rocks or material in a manner which does not endanger personnel or equipmentConduct pre-trip/post trip inspections on equipment and complete necessary formsPerform routine maintenance on equipment, (i.e. lubricating, fueling, and cleaning equipment)Operate various equipment for general site preparation, landscaping, snow removal, and/or related assignmentsContinuously monitor the equipment to ensure proper operation and minimal down time. Cleans waste from equipment body and wheels or tracksProfessional interaction with internal and external customersProficiently completes all operating and labor tasks assignedClean waste from equipment body and wheels throughout the dayPerform other duties as assignedREQUIREMENTS:Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including sitting, standing, reaching, bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing). Also, ability to withstand "bumpy" ride on equipmentMinimum three years' experience operating excavator, backhoe, dozer, and off-road truck or similar experience and ability to operate equipment safely. Must be able to show proficiency on this equipmentMust be able to complete training on another landfill equipment as necessaryMust be dependable, a self-starter, and able to identify and perform daily operational requirementsAbility to work overtime, weekends and/or holidaysAbility to work in conditions with exposure to weather elementsGood verbal communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with othersMust pass a written and operational test to be certified to operate equipmentAdditional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of businessQUALIFICATIONS:Legally eligible to work in the United StatesMust be able to produce satisfactory drug test and background check resultsMust be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, and safety trainingPHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:Exposure to extreme weather conditions.Exposure to dust, noise, and fumes.Exposure to residential and commercial waste.This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.Rumpke Waste and Recycling is committed to equality in all aspects of employment. It is Rumpke's policy to provide equal opportunities to all employees and potential employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or disability status.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Rumpke, Lexington , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Ashland, Kentucky

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