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Equipment Operator-Landfill - City of Midland, TX (ID: 294677)

Title Equipment Operator-Landfill
Type Public Works - Operations
Date Posted 2018-01-26
City / Organization City of Midland, TX
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Scope of Work

Disposes for refuse through the use of heavy equipment at the Landfill.

 Essential Job Duties:
  • Disposes of refuse with the use of heavy equipment such as compactors, scrapers, bulldozers and related equipment.
  • Maintains access roads to the Landfill.
  • Covers refuse at the end of each day.
  • Maintains all equipment in good working order and keeps records of service problems.  Submits daily maintenance sheets to supervisor.
  • Performs preventive maintenance on equipment such as oil changes.  Determines when servicing of vehicles is required.
  • Monitors vehicles as they enter, unload and leave the Landfill.  Gives directions to citizens.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
 Required Qualifications:
Ability to effectively communicate with employees in order to receive work orders or instructions for any project.

Ability to read, interpret and understand local, state and federal regulations related to disposal.  Knowledge of the processes used in collection and disposal of waste materials.  Ability to follow instructions and manuals for equipment repair and maintenance.  Skill in the use of various equipment and machinery such as hand and electrical power tools and heavy equipment utilized in disposal activities such as compactors, lifts, claws and hydraulic systems as well as simple shovels, brooms and rakes.  Ability to read operator's manuals and work orders.

High school diploma or equivalent, plus one to three years of equipment operation preferred.  Valid Texas driver's license required.

Job Post Expiration Date   August 31, 2019

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .