Bishopville, South Carolina


POSITION SUMMARY: The Operator – Heavy Equipment is responsible for the safe operation of heavy equipment at a recycling center, landfill or transfer station for the purpose of transferring, spreading, covering, loading and/or compacting waste or soil in an efficient and safe manner.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 standards.
  • Continuously monitor waste for evidence of unacceptable waste in materials.
  • 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 needed.
  • 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.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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 inappropriate risks.
  • Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Two years of prior related experience in heavy equipment operation.
  • One year of prior experience working at sites regulated by OSHA.




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 world.
· 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.

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, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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.

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Bishopville, South Carolina

Our Company

Republic Services is an industry leader in the U.S. non-hazardous solid waste industry with revenues in excess of $8 billion. Across 39 states and Puerto Rico, we have a dynamic team of 30,000 employees all focused on serving customers and providing superior solutions to become America’s preferred recycling and waste partner.

Republic currently serves commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers through 336 collection operations, 199 transfer stations, 190 active solid waste landfills and 64 recycling centers. We also operate 69 landfill gas and renewable energy projects.

Customer Focused

There are no more important relationships than the ones forged with each customer. We want our customers to feel at ease because of the reliability of services, uplifted by the environmental impact we can make partnering together, and delighted by the simple solutions and array of services we provide.

We’ll handle it from here.™, our brand tagline, lets customers know that they can count on us to provide an effortless experience. We care about making a difference in our customers’ lives.

Core Values

We are guided by the principles we’ve adopted as our core values – to be Respectful, Responsible, Reliable, Resourceful and Relentless in all we do, every day. Our employees are reminded of these principles every time we see the five R’s joined together to form the Republic Services Star.

Environmental Commitment

Republic is devoted to delivering convenient, cost-effective recycling and waste solutions across our national footprint in a way that also minimizes the strain on our planet’s resources. We partner with our customers and communities to advance sustainable solutions for our planet.

 

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