Heavy Equipment Operator - Landfill

COLLEGE STATION AREA, (3 MILES EAST OF WILLIAM D. FITCH), TX, TX

Hourly Full-Time

Starting pay $18\hr

Schedule: Rotating

Reports to: Operations Supervisor

Location: Twin Oaks Landfill 2690 State Highway 30, Anderson, Texas 77830


JOB SUMMARY

Under general supervision of the Operations Supervisor the Heavy Equipment Operator performs a wide variety of heavy equipment operator work for the Brazos Valley Solid Waste Management Agency, Inc to assist in the disposal of Solid Waste received at the facility, maintains construction equipment, and performs other tasks related to landfill construction and operational activities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

  1. Operates a variety of light to heavy equipment used in the construction and maintenance of landfill facilities and in the receiving, compacting, and disposing of solid waste. Equipment to include but not limited to bulldozers, track loader, compactors, articulated dump trucks, motor-grader, track hoe, water truck, and tractors.

  2. Participate in the preventative and corrective maintenance of landfill equipment by cleaning and performing pre-operation equipment inspections, identifying and reporting equipment maintenance repair needs to Heavy Equipment Mechanics and assisting with minor equipment maintenance.

  3. Perform a wide variety of activities in support of landfill maintenance to include but not limited to moving, compacting, and covering waste; performing land clearing operations; hauling materials and screening waste for hazardous materials.

  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.

OTHER ASPECTS OF THE JOB:

Physical and Environmental Conditions: Ability to perform associated duties in an outdoor working environment with exposure to various weather conditions (hot, cold, rain, etc.) and potentially hazardous and/or contaminated materials, ability to operate a variety of light and heavy equipment used in landfill maintenance in a safe and effective manner, must be available for emergency response, must be available to work shifts, irregular hours, including holidays and weekends.

Minimum Education, Experience and Certification: High School Diploma or GED equivalent. One (1) year experience in heavy equipment operation and maintenance.Preferred class A or B CDL, but not required.


BENEFITS

Medical Insurance 

Dental Insurance 

Vision Insurance 

Prescription Drug Coverage

Cancer Insurance 

Critical Illness Insurance

Accident Insurance

Life Insurance 

401A Retirement Plan with 2:1 matching

457 Deferred Compensation Plan

Paid Vacation

Paid Sick Leave

Paid Holidays

Gym Membership

Employee Assistance Program