Heavy Equipment Operator
Company: Republic Services
Posted on: January 18, 2023
**Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services,
partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.**
**We are Sustainability in Action - our promise to be
environmentally responsible and to help our customers be
environmentally responsible too.**
**Why choose** **Republic?**
**Joining Republic isn't just about taking on a new job, it's about
making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together.
Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting
customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.**
**As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who
share in our aspirations to join our team:**
+ We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices
everywhere, every day.
+ We are committed to serving our customers and communities by
going above and beyond to exceed expectations.
+ We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being
environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable
+ We are driven to deliver results in the right way.
+ We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique
potential and dignity of every person.
POSITION SUMMARY: The Operator - Heavy Equipment is responsible for
the safe operation of heavy equipment at a recycling facility,
landfill or transfer station for the purpose of transferring,
spreading, covering, loading and/or compacting waste or soil in an
efficient and safe manner.
+ Perform pre- and post-operation inspection of the equipment in
accordance with Company policy to ensure windows, lights, mirrors
and rear view camera are clean. Safely and efficiently operate
equipment that may include: forklift, excavator, bulldozer,
front-end loader and other equipment using proper safety
+ Continuously monitor waste for evidence of unacceptable waste in
+ Continuously monitor the condition of the equipment to ensure it
is operationally ready at all times to minimize down time; clean
tracks or wheels on equipment, as needed.
+ Perform and document minor service on equipment, referring more
complicated mechanical issues to Maintenance Shop for repair.
+ Complete Equipment Condition Report and other reports, as
necessary; report any necessary repairs to supervisor, as
+ Follow all required safety policies and procedures.
+ Ensure that shop is clean, serviced and stored at the completion
of each shift.
+ Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
+ Good customer services skills to meet and exceed customer
expectations; acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative
manner toward customers and co-workers; works with a sense of
honesty and trustworthiness.
+ Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities
are completed in an efficient and safe manner.
+ Good follow through ability; ability to adhere to work schedule
and follows through on challenges as they arise.
+ Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth;
promotes the Company's safety standards; does not take
+ Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all
+ Two years of prior related experience in heavy equipment
+ One year of prior experience working at sites regulated by
**Rewarding Compensation and Benefits**
Eligible employees can elect to participate in:
--- Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and
--- Health care and dependent care spending accounts.
--- Short- and long-term disability.
--- Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment
--- Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).
--- Employee discount programs.
--- 401(k) plan with a generous company match.
--- Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).
_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._
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, relationship or association with a protected
veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or
any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
**Why Work With Us**
Republic Services is a place where your effort is always
appreciated and your teammates always have your back. When you give
us your best, we give you ours. We're constantly investing in new
tools and technology that allow you to do your job safely and
effectively. We offer plenty of opportunities to learn and grow
within your role. And when we say "Sustainability in Action," we
mean it. Together, we're leaving the world better than we found it
through the work we do every day. Are you in? Keep reading to learn
more about the position we're hiring for.
Keywords: Republic Services, Sarasota , Heavy Equipment Operator, Other , Sarasota, Florida
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