Small Equipment Operator
Posted on: January 25, 2023
As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age,
national origin, disability, or veteran status.
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paycheck. Its a way to create opportunities for you and your
We Are Stable: Our WM team is home every day, and our team members
perform essential and meaningful work.
We Are Committed to Growth: 100% tuition paid for benefits eligible
employees and their family, and established career progression.
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with match, discounted stock options, dependent day care, and
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I. Job Summary
Operates one or two pieces of equipment including but not limited
to baler, front-end loader, bobcat, candensifier or forklift to
transport or bind paper or other loose materials to facilitate
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may
Sorts and grades material. Fills and operates candensifier. Records
materials or items received or distributed and mark materials with
identifying information. Maintains inventory records. Compiles
worksheets or tickets from customer specifications. Insures
material is being fed properly onto conveyor. Coordinates flow of
material. Starts baler up on time, read monitor, which displays
functions of baler, and reacts quickly to machine prompts and
alarms, and ensures proper operation. Monitors and documents
downtime. Insures safety around working areas. Checks quality of
material before it is baled or shipped. Coordinates with MRF
Manager to see what material needs to be baled or shipped. Performs
routine maintenance and daily inspection on equipment such as
lubricating, fueling, and cleaning. Keeps supply of wire on hand
for baler. Operates loader, forklift, bobcat, or other equipment to
move material to designated area. Keeps surrounding work areas
clean. Unloads, tags, and stacks material in proper rows by raising
and lowering lifting device. Loads or unloads materials into or out
of trailers and railcars. Moves material from baler. Dumps
containers, bins, and gaylords of materials. Reads loading,
unloading sheets and bills of ladings. Completes necessary load and
unload tally sheets. Inspects and grades wastepaper that is
received at plant. Ensures vehicle condition reports are filled out
properly as required by corporate guidelines. Complies with all
safety policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.
The requirements listed below are representative of the
qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: None required. Experience: Six (6) months of previous
work experience. B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and
work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made
to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions of the job.
Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as
keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30
pounds occasionally; Required to be exposed to physical
occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic
chemicals, etc.) rarely; Required to be exposed to physical
environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or
similar elements most of the work day; Normal setting for this job
is: shop or field. Benefits
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive
total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase
Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive
Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that
benefits may vary by site.
If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for,
please click "Apply.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Keywords: WM, Allentown , Small Equipment Operator, Other , Northampton, Pennsylvania
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