Solid Waster Equipment Operator #2024-#2

Lake County Department of Utilities   Painesville, OH   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on February 6, 2024

Solid Waste Equipment Operator

The Solid Waste Equipment Operator operates, monitors and maintains a variety of equipment, buildings, and systems which support the operation of the landfill.

Essential Job Functions: • Performs the daily operation of the Solid Waste Facility, including the operation of landfill gas and leachate collection systems, operation of light and heavy equipment. Operates surveying equipment to maintain grades and elevations. • Documents and reports inspection, cleaning and maintenance of equipment. • Record keeping for all facility operations, including regulatory compliance data, maintenance logs, inspection forms, mileage/hour records, etc. • Operational duties including housekeeping, modifications and maintenance of the inactive areas of the landfill. • Performs operation control test and inspects materials entering the Solid Waste Facility. Performs weighmaster duties at truck scale.

Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must have a High School diploma or GED. A valid Ohio Driver’s license with a safe driving record and a drug screening are required. One (1) year experience operating and maintaining light and heavy equipment or equivalent is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Applicants should have experience with equipment operations, effective written and verbal communication skills, ability to have effective working relationships with fellow coworkers, public officials and the general public. Proficient experience with the use of computer hardware, software and office equipment is preferred. This position will include physical labor, including working outdoors in all types of weather conditions. This position may require emergency call out response at all hours of the day and night, including weekends and holidays.

Job Type: Full Time

Pay: Starting: $20.50/hour.

Additional Premium: • Class A CDL: $3.50/hour.

Fringe Benefits: • Medical, Dental, Rx, Vision, Telemedicine, Gym Membership, EAP • 12 Paid Holidays • Sick (4.6 hours./pay), Vacation (3.1 hours/pay), Personal Days (6/year from sick time), Overtime, Compensation Time • PERS 10% employee contribution with 14% employer contribution, Deferred Compensation, Public Student Loan Forgiveness

An Equal Opportunity Employer M.F.H.V.