An Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Title: Operator
Reports To: General Foreman
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
EEO Job Group: 007 - Operative
AEC Job Code: 010 – Semi-Skilled Crafts
Census Code: 672 – Hazardous Material Removal Workers
Location: Robstown, TX
Operation, care and maintenance of a variety of heavy and light equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Efficient operation of assigned equipment, in compliance with site’s health & safety program, with
much attention to safety of self and others.
2. General maintenance of equipment as per supervisor’s instructions.
3. Report equipment malfunctions promptly.
4. Maintain equipment clean, inside and out.
5. Keep record of equipment maintenance and repairs.
6. Receipt, handling, recovery, disposal and recycling of hazardous waste.
7. Keep logs and records of waste received and shipped off-site.
Perform other, related duties as assigned.
1. Train other employees.
2. Participate in site clean-up.
3. Other assigned duties, not listed in the job description, will be within the general occupational series
and responsibility level typically associated with the employee’s class of work.
To perform the essential functions of the job, the employee is required to operate all equipment on site as
needed: track hoe, track hoe loader, off road dump trucks, water truck, forklifts, man lift, bobcat, wheel
loaders, vacuum truck, roll off truck and site pick-ups.
HEALTH AND SAFETY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
While performing this job, the employee is responsible for continuous adherence to the Company’s Health
& Safety Program. This includes: the health and safety of themselves and their coworkers, completing
tasks in a safe manner, attending safety meetings and mandatory H&S training, and reporting any unsafe
conditions, acts or unanticipated hazards to their Supervisor, General Manager or Health and Safety
Specialist. Duties and responsbilities are detailed in the H&S Program Master Document and will be
provided by the H&S Specialist and/or the direct supervisor during new-hire orientation, training sessions
or upon request.
ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
To comply with applicable regulations, the Operator is required to complete the hazardous training
program as established in the Company’s Environmental Compliance Plan. A copy of the training sessions
is available upon request.
Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
• Level I: Heavy Equipment Operator I: Entry-level position requiring at least one year of experience.
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• Level II: Heavy Equipment Operator II: Top level position requiring over 5 years of experience. At
this level, is the most qualified person to handle equipment in the most demanding situations.
• Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or GED plus applicable experience, based on position level.
Valid Texas Driver’s License.
• Language Skills
Ability to read and interpret safety rules, shipping documents, operating and maintenance manuals,
and procedures manuals. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, general memos and
correspondence. Ability to write simple correspondence, and keep logs and records. Ability to
effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations, including vendors, customers
• Mathematical Skills
Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with I0s and I 00s. Ability to
perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and
• Reasoning Ability
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written and oral
instructions or in diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in
The personal and physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an
employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The work environment characteristics
described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential
functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to
perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to work alone, extended hours and/or
shift work, requiring high concentration, repetitious operations with frequent interruptions and competing
deadlines with a moderate level of stress.
Frequent contacts include supervisor and co-workers, with occasional minimum contact with customers
and visitors. The employee shall at all times demonstrate cooperative behavior with collegues, clients,
customers, and supervisors.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work sitting or standing for
prolonged or continuous periods of time; frequently reaching with higher mobility from floor to waste level;
use of hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to crouch, crawl, kneel,
climb and balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision
abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
Items used during the performance of this job include mechanical devices, materials in process, visual
displays, features of nature, and man-made structures.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside heat, dirt, dust,
moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, fumes or airborne particles. The employee may
occasionally be exposed to cold, insects and rarely to poor ventilation. The noise level in the work
environment is usually very loud.
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