Position Description

ORGANICS EQUIPMENT OPERATOR
Taleo Location San Antonio River Authority
Job Code 1318
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JOB SUMMARY

The Organics Equipment Operator uses heavy equipment to transport bulk materials.


DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when and where required.
  2. Comply with company safety policies and Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) regulations.
  3. Operate a front-end loader ranging from 1 cubic yard to 7 cubic yards, small pickup, water trucks, dump trucks or other equipment to transport materials.
  4. Assess work areas to ensure that equipment operation will not endanger personnel or damage other equipment.
  5. Maintain equipment in proper operating condition by performing simple preventive maintenance and repair tasks, such as making simple adjustments, and lubricating equipment.
  6. Perform work with a maintenance crew or as a laborer when not operating equipment.
  7. Train others on the proper operation of a front-end loader or other related equipment.
  8. Other duties as assigned.


QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

  • One to two year related medium or heavy equipment experience and/or specialized training;
  • Available to work overtime as needed
  • Available to work scheduled shifts, including holidays and weekends
  • Available to work at remote locations as needed
  • Excellent heavy equipment driving skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend operational documents and instructions
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Written and verbal communication skills in English


PREFERRED

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience operating a dump truck
  • Record of safe driving for the last five years as shown on current MVR, with no serious accidents or traffic violations

REQUIRED LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Valid Class C driver’s license
  • Record of safe driving for the past three years as shown on current MVR, with no serious accidents or traffic violations
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