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Casella Waste Systems Inc. Heavy Equipment Operator - 2nd Shift in Charlestown, Massachusetts

Position Summary

The Heavy Equipment Operator ensures the safe operation of heavy equipment in the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) for the purpose of transferringand loading recycling materials in an efficient and safe manner; operates one or more types of heavy equipment including skid steerandpayloader.

Key Responsibilities

Performs pre/post operation inspection of equipment in accordance with Casella safety standards as well as state and federal regulations.Ensures all safety equipment and devices are operational and secured properly to equipment.

Ensures all safety equipment and devices are operational and secured properly to equipment.

Inspects recyclablesfor evidence of unacceptable or hazardous waste in materials.Monitors the condition of the equipment frequently to ensure it is always operationally ready to minimize downtime;inspects assigned equipment as needed to cleardebrisfrom engine compartment, arms and around exhaust.Performs and documents minor service on equipment; refers more complicated mechanical issues to maintenance shop for repair.Operates heavy equipment following all safety and training protocols.Occasionally assists technicians with maintenance and ensures communication of mechanical issues.

Monitors the condition of the equipment frequently to ensure it is always operationally ready to minimize downtime;inspects assigned equipment as needed to cleardebrisfrom engine compartment, arms and around exhaust.Performs and documents minor service on equipment; refers more complicated mechanical issues to maintenance shop for repair.Operates heavy equipment following all safety and training protocols.Occasionally assists technicians with maintenance and ensures communication of mechanical issues.

Participates in training and other learning opportunities to expand knowledge of the company, products, sales and services and performs any other duties needed to help drive our vision, fulfill our mission, and/or abide by our core values.

Education, Experience & Qualifications

The successful candidate will be a self-directed person, at least 18 years of age, have a demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and be legally eligible to work in the US. It is required to have a high school diploma or GED and two years of prior experience in heavy equipment operation is preferred.

Proven commitment to work and safety, excellent communication and problem solving skills are required.

Attributes

Positive, team-oriented individual who has a strong work ethic, is committed to safety, customer driven, open to personal and professional training and development, and results-oriented with the ability to see the larger picture while focusing on detailed information.

Benefits

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life & Disability Insurance, Maternity & Parental Leave, Flexible Spending Accounts, Discounted Stock Program, 401K, Employee Awards, Employee Assistance Plan, Wellness Incentive, Tuition Assistance, Career Pathways, and More.

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EEO

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an environment of inclusion and mutual respect where opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and veteran status, status as individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal or state laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our team members is critical to our success as a company and we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.

Job Locations US-MA-Charlestown

Job ID 2024-4566

Category Equipment Operators

Type Regular Full-Time

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