Heavy Equipment Operator
Republic Services - Murfreesboro, TN

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POSITION SUMMARY:
Operates heavy equipment at a transfer station, recyclery and/or landfill for the purpose of transferring, spreading, covering, loading and/or compacting waste or soil in a productive and safe manner.

REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:
The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The actual duties required of this position will vary.
  • Completes Equipment Condition Report and reports any necessary repairs to supervisor and/or Maintenance Shop. Completes other required forms.
  • Operates equipment including excavator, compactor, bulldozer, forklift, front end loader and other equipment, using proper techniques.
  • Maintains awareness for signs of unacceptable waste and notifies supervisor or manager immediately
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures; participates in all required safety training and meetings.
  • Continuously monitors the equipment to ensure proper operation and minimal down time. Cleans tracks or wheels on equipment.
  • Performs and documents minor service on equipment.
  • Completes Equipment Condition Report and reports any necessary repairs to supervisor and/or Maintenance Shop. Completes other required forms.
  • Ensures that equipment is properly cleaned, serviced and stored at the end of each shift.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Interested candidates should submit resumes and salary requirements by July 12, 2013 by clicking "Apply Now". Please reference Job Title and Job #.

Requirements

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION:

Required:
  • Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification.

Preferred:
  • 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.

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