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Lead Landfill Operator E&P in Cotulla, TX

About Us
Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description
The Lead Landfill Operator is responsible for the safe operation of machinery and equipment at a recycling facility, landfill or transfer station. This position is accountable for coordinating the daily activities of Heavy Equipment Operators or Stationary Equipment Operators, ensuring that all work and processes adhere to safety regulations, as well as federal and state requirements.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities
• Inspects all required equipment at the start of shift, and at each start-up that occurs during the shift. Records all required data in a complete and accurate manner on daily inspection forms. Completes Equipment Condition Reports and reports any necessary repairs to supervisor and/or maintenance shop.

• Safely and efficiently operates equipment that may include: forklift, scraper, motor grader, sweeper, baler, excavator, bulldozer, front-end loader and other recycling facility, landfill or transfer station equipment.

• Continuously monitors equipment to ensure it is operationally ready at all times to minimize down-time; performs basic troubleshooting, if necessary, and reports more complicated mechanical issues to maintenance staff to ensure equipment is repaired in most efficient manner possible.

• Reviews daily production schedules to accurately estimate hour requirements for completion of job assignments of heavy or stationary equipment operators; establishes work procedures to meet production schedules, making adjustments in work procedures as necessary to ensure production schedules can be adhered to.

• Recommends measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality. Suggests changes for equipment use, work space and other enhancements to increase efficiency of shop, department and work crew.

• Directs employees in completion of work; may interpret Company policies, instructions, specifications, blueprints or job orders for employee understanding; assigns duties and work to employees; confers with supervisor or manager to coordinate activities of individual departments or shifts; trains or assists in training of new employees.

• Ensures that shop is clean, serviced and stored at the completion of each shift.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

• High School diploma or GED. (Required.)

• Minimum of 3 years of experience in equipment operation.

• Valid certificate(s) of training and applicable licenses for operation of equipment, as required.

• One year prior supervisory or lead operator experience working at sites regulated by OSHA.

• Experience with equipment and tool management/facility maintenance.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Posted Date:1/29/2018 5:01:13 PM
Job Type: Non-exempt
Req #: 39562BR
Location: 60008: Cotulla-696 EL JARDIN,
Job Category: Operations
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