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TEMP - Heavy Equipment Operator I - (EWS - Disposal)

Company: City of Garland, TX
Location: Rowlett
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Responsible for operating heavy equipment and other vehicles for the purpose of excavating, processing, compacting substances on a daily basis. Also, responsible for the efficient operation and care of assigned equipment. This position will normally operate a water truck, dump truck, roll-off truck at the landfill site.
Maintain the functionality, appearance and safety of the work area or facilities in compliance with local, state and federal rules and regulations.

Haul cover materials for construction.

Maintain landscape, drainage and slope erosion measures of the landfill.

Clean roads and parking areas to maintain appearance and safety.

Maintain safe and efficient operation of heavy equipment.

Perform pre-trip/ post-trip vehicle inspections and complete daily work sheet for equipment operated.

Keep work location and vehicle in order.

Resolve customer inquiries.

Able to proficiently operate a Water Truck, Dump Truck & Batwing Mower and preferably able to operate other landfill related heavy equipment.

High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
1+ years related experience with a variety of solid waste and other automotive equipment
Valid Class C Texas drivers license
Ability to maneuver and operate heavy equipment that required for Landfill operations
Ability to lift 50 pounds or more several times daily
Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Education/ Experience:
Six months additional training past the high school level

Additional years experience with a variety of heavy earth moving or automotive equipment

Class A TCEQ Municipal Solid Waste license or ability to obtain within 1 year of employment

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Considerable knowledge of safety standard practices governing the operation of vehicles

Considerable knowledge of the principles, operation and servicing of heavy equipment

Skill to operate controls for required equipment

Ability to properly use, operate and care for tools, equipment and materials

Ability to perform routine maintenance and minor repairs to equipment

Ability to read and understand operators manual

Valid Class C Texas driver's license
Completion of a defensive driving course within six months of hire
The incumbent works primarily in a vehicle; with frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk. 8-10 hours drive time on a daily basis in all weather conditions. Must possess sufficient vision to accurately read written and typed documents.
Models Organizational Values
Customer Service/Interpersonal Skills/Communication/Problem Solving
Dependability/Adaptability/Flexibility
Productivity/Quality/Technical Skills/Work Environment Safety
Teamwork/Managing Conflict/Negotiation Skills
ID: 2021-7235
Job Family: Equipment Operators
Target Hiring Range: Depending on Qualifications
External Company Name: City of Garland, TX
External Company URL: http://www.garlandtx.gov
Street: 3175 Elm Grove Road
Minimum Education & Work Experience: High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) 1+ years related experience with a variety of solid waste and other automotive equipment Valid Class C Texas drivers license Ability to maneuver and operate heavy equipment that required for Landfill operations Ability to lift 50 pounds or more several times dailyOr an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Licenses & Certifications: Valid Class C Texas driver's license Completion of a defensive driving course within six months of hire
Competencies: Models Organizational ValuesCustomer Service/Interpersonal Skills/Communication/Problem SolvingDependability/Adaptability/FlexibilityProductivity/Quality/Technical Skills/Work Environment SafetyTeamwork/Managing Conflict/Negotiation Skills

Keywords: City of Garland, TX, Rowlett , TEMP - Heavy Equipment Operator I - (EWS - Disposal), Other , Rowlett, Texas

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