Waste Management Employment – Small Equipment Operator

Website Waste Management

Job Description:

The Small Equipment Operator is responsible for day-to-day operations of an innovative food waste recycling and co-digestion project. Duties receiving and shipping, manufacturing equipment operation, loader and forklift operation, light maintenance, and quality control. This position also includes opportunities for development in a cutting-edge division of the solid waste industry.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to WM Safety & Compliance, OHSA, and DOT policies and procedures. At least one-year experience in heavy equipment/ forklift operations.
  • The ability to perform multiple tasks in a high-volume environment a must. Ensures cleanliness and maintenance of the physical property of all facilities through inspections and preventive maintenance.
  • Operate heavy equipment and forklift. Complete daily equipment inspection and DEI forms. Maintain a clean and professional work area
  • A Valid Hydraulics license (or willingness to obtain one) is a plus. Must be reliable, show up for work on time, follow instructions, and adhere to safety policies. Strong verbal communication, organization, and follow-through skills a plus.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.

Job Requirements:

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds occasionally.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements:
  • 2A/1C Hoisting License; Must be willing to obtain within 90 days of starting*.
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely
  • Experience: Three (3) years of previous experience.

Job Details:

Company: Waste Management

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Charlestown, RI, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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