It was a good job to work for, learn a lot about the landfill and how it's managed and engineered. Great group of co-workers, had fun with them, made some nights less boring. The labor side is very intense, outdoors in the heat and cold, the odor, and digging out boxes are not fun. During the week I operated the Compactors and D9 in the landfill. Never leave the doors open, the odor is bad, if you get hit with leech water, throw away entire outfit, the water is recycled through the trash in the landfill, nasty water! On weekends I ran Dozers and Excavators, weekends are nicer, little to no supervision, and work by yourself. Where else can you going to operate a Compactor? Unless it's another Landfill company.
Yet it does have it's downfalls. It is a family own company, the employers there where paid lower then they should be making with a very little to no chance on raises, benefits are ok, I was to work 6 days a week, my Saturday was the only day off and yet I had to come into work for 6 hours every Saturday. Long hours, smelled really bad, but it is the landfill, and the management was a bit of lacking!