Heavy Equipment Operator
Company: Cassella Waste Systems, Inc.
Posted on: January 27, 2023
The Heavy Equipment Operator ensures the safe operation of heavy
equipment in the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) for the purpose
of transferring and loading recycling materials in an efficient and
safe manner; operates one or more types of heavy equipment
including skid steer and payloader.
* Performs pre/post operation inspection of equipment in accordance
with Casella safety standards as well as state and federal
* Ensures all safety equipment and devices are operational and
secured properly to equipment.
* Inspects recyclables for 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 clear debris from 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
* 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.
This position requires successful completion of pre-employment
testing, including a drug screen.
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
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.
Keywords: Cassella Waste Systems, Inc., Albany , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Albany, New York
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