Landfill Heavy Equip Operator
Company: Republic Services
Posted on: January 15, 2022
Republic Services, Inc. is a leader in the U.S. environmental
services industry. Through our subsidiaries, we provide superior
customer experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet(r)
for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier
world. Due to the nature of our industry, we make safety our top
priority every day. We're dedicated to the safety of our employees,
customers and the communities we serve.
**Why Work with Us**
We are guided by five essential core values - to be Respectful,
Responsible, Reliable, Resourceful and Relentless in all we do,
every day. We are reminded of these principles every time we see
the five R's joined together to form the Republic Star. It's what
makes us who we are and sets us apart from the competition. We are
dedicated to doing our part to preserve the environment by creating
a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive - not just
for today, but for generations to come.
We hire the best people to make Republic Services a great place to
work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across
professions who are as committed to serving customers and the
planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful
and rewarding to employees at all levels of the organization. Apply
today and join our team!
POSITION SUMMARY: The Operator - Heavy Equipment is responsible for
the safe operation of heavy equipment at a recycling center,
landfill or transfer station for the purpose of transferring,
spreading, covering, loading and/or compacting waste or soil in an
efficient and safe manner.
+ Perform pre- and post-operation inspection of the equipment in
accordance with Company policy to ensure windows, lights, mirrors
and rear view camera are clean. Safely and efficiently operate
equipment that may include: forklift, excavator, bulldozer,
front-end loader and other equipment using proper safety
+ Continuously monitor waste for evidence of unacceptable waste in
+ Continuously monitor the condition of the equipment to ensure it
is operationally ready at all times to minimize down time; clean
tracks or wheels on equipment, as needed.
+ Perform and document minor service on equipment, referring more
complicated mechanical issues to Maintenance Shop for repair.
+ Complete Equipment Condition Report and other reports, as
necessary; report any necessary repairs to supervisor, as
+ Follow all required safety policies and procedures.
+ Ensure that shop is clean, serviced and stored at the completion
of each shift.
+ Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
+ Good customer services skills to meet and exceed customer
expectations; acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative
manner toward customers and co-workers; works with a sense of
honesty and trustworthiness.
+ Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities
are completed in an efficient and safe manner.
+ Good follow through ability; ability to adhere to work schedule
and follows through on challenges as they arise.
+ Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth;
promotes the Company's safety standards; does not take
+ Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all
+ High School diploma or GED.
+ Two years of prior related experience in heavy equipment
+ One year of prior experience working at sites regulated by
**Rewarding Compensation and Benefits**
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
--- Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and
--- Health care and dependent care spending accounts.
--- Short- and long-term disability.
--- Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment
--- Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
--- Employee discount programs.
--- 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
--- Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
_The statements used herein are intended to describe the general
nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this
position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive
list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an
incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a
contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion
of the Company._
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected
veteran status, relationship or association with a protected
veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or
any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in
mind - serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our
Blue Planet -. Our commitment to both has led to such things as
landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education
designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to
reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through
technology-to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians
of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.
Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services
company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into
possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are
working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people
thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.
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