Monday , February 26 2024

Waste Management Careers – Small Equipment Operator

Website Waste Management

Job Description:

Operates one or two pieces of equipment including but not limited to baler, front-end loader, bobcat, candensifier or forklift to transport or bind paper or other loose materials to facilitate handling.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Sorts and grades material.
  • Fills and operates candensifier.
  • Records materials or items received or distributed and mark materials with identifying information.
  • Maintains inventory records.
  • Compiles worksheets or tickets from customer specifications.
  • Insures material is being fed properly onto conveyor.
  • Coordinates flow of material.
  • Starts baler up on time, read monitor, which displays functions of baler, and reacts quickly to machine prompts and alarms, and ensures proper operation.
  • Monitors and documents downtime.
  • Insures safety around working areas.
  • Checks quality of material before it is baled or shipped.
  • Coordinates with MRF Manager to see what material needs to be baled or shipped.
  • Performs routine maintenance and daily inspection on equipment such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning.
  • Keeps supply of wire on hand for baler.
  • Operates loader, forklift, bobcat, or other equipment to move material to designated area.
  • Keeps surrounding work areas clean.

Job Requirements:

  • Education: None required.
  • Experience: Six (6) months of previous work experience.
  • Previous experience operating a sit down multi-fuel Forklift preferred.
  • Forklift Certification preferred.
  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds occasionally;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the work day;
  • Normal setting for this job is: shop or field.

Job Details:

Company: Waste Management

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pittsburgh, PA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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