Heavy Equipment Operator

Harsco Corporation Plainville , CT 06062

Posted 3 weeks ago

Company Description

Why Choose Clean Earth?

You'll be joining a leading, growing team with over 30 years in the waste industry.

Here at Clean Earth, we believe that close-knit teams deliver the best results. Together we succeed through industry know-how, safety, and sustainable growth and we were recently named by Newsweek as one of America's Most Responsible Companies.

One of our core values is Employee Care. For you, this means we take great effort to ensure your safety. We take care of the vehicle you'll drive, we follow all safety protocols, and provide the best equipment for your protection.

We have a strong track record in providing opportunities for internal advancement.

You'll have benefits that include medical, wellness, dental, vision, 401k with match, accident, life, and many other optional plans to protect you and your family.

Job Description

The Heavy Equipment Operator is responsible for operating a variety of heavy equipment in a safe and efficient manner. Heavy equipment may include haul & water trucks, front-end loaders, telehandler forklifts, skid steers, and excavators; screening, crushing, and material conveying systems; street sweepers; and other heavy equipment. The Heavy Equipment Operator must also clean, inspect, and secure all equipment and perform minor preventative and other maintenance on his/her equipment.

Primary Responsibilities (Essential Functions):

  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner according to all relevant local, state, and federal regulations and all company policies and procedures.

  • Provide guidance and serve as a spotter for trucks arriving and departing from the process operations.

  • Perform and document daily safety and maintenance checks.

  • Perform minor preventative and other maintenance.

  • Maintain clean process operations, ensuring that both work area and equipment remain free from clutter, spills and residues. Responsible for ensuring that work area is clean and organized at the end of the shift.

  • Cross-train and fill in for operations staff as needed.

  • Participate in pre-shift and post-shift safety and operational meetings.

  • Perform other reasonably related tasks as assigned by management.

Qualifications

Basic Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience operating heavy equipment

  • Ability to speak and write in English

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Mechanical ability

  • Good work ethic, self-motivated

  • Ability to deal politely and professionally with coworkers and company visitors

  • Ability to follow directions or instructions

  • Ability to use a computer to access training portals

Physical and Mental Demands

  • Ability to work outdoors in all climate conditions

  • Ability to wear company provided personal protection equipment eye protection, steel toed shoes, hard hat, hearing protection and Tyvek coveralls

  • Visual acuity to see controls and gauges

  • Ability to walk over uneven surfaces and climb onto equipment

  • Ability to bend and to lift up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the workday

Additional Information

Clean Earth offers competitive benefits, including health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance and disability plans, as well as a 401k with company matching.

Together, we work hard, we succeed through industry know-how, safety, and sustainable growth, and we recognize a job well done. Knowledge is power and at Clean Earth, we support the continuing education and training of each team member. Every team member is encouraged to learn and grow with the company through various educational channels that are well-suited for their career path at Clean Earth.

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco Clean Earth's website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Clean Earth offers the following alternate application procedure: Contact Bill McCallum, Senior Recruiter at 505-508-0881 and Clean Earth will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. Please call only for disability application.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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