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Equipment Operator

Day Shift – 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Monday – Friday
Additional Overtime as Needed

OPEN DATE: April 8, 2021 CLOSING DATE: April 16, 2021 at 4:00 p.m.

Organizational Relationships

  • Under the general direction of the MRF Manager and MRF Shift Supervisor, this position assists, and participates in, the operation and repair of the equipment and facility.

Examples of Work

  • Operates front-end loaders, forklift, and baler
  • Operates front-end loaders and forklifts to move product to storage areas and load product onto trucks
  • Monitors all parts of the system to avoid blockages and plugs
  • Responsible for maintaining plant cleanliness on the shift including sweeping floors, cleaning conveyors, cleaning stairways and platforms
  • Assists other employees in operating and servicing of MRF building and equipment
  • Works on sorting line for relief of Sort Line Attendants.
  • Performs other related works as required

Education, Experience & Abilities Required

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • A minimum of 6 months of industrial related experience.
  • Considerable knowledge of the principles and practices involved in the operation and maintenance MRF related equipment
  • Ability to identify materials in the waste stream so that they can be properly removed
  • Ability to use basic hand tools
  • Ability to work with other employees engaged in operating and repairing equipment
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Welding Skills are Helpful
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to climb ladders and steps
  • Must be able to withstand extreme temperatures
  • Must be able to wear a respirator
  • Must be able to work in confined space areas.

Salary Range

$17.048 – $18.606 per hour – Hourly Non-Exempt Position


Brooke Hellerman
Office Manager