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Old 08-12-2010, 12:41 PM
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POSITION TITLE: Equipment Operator
STATUS: Casual. 40 hours/week, 5 days/week. Up to a maximum of 900 hours.


SALARY: 11B $24.73/hr
FLSA: Non-Exempt

PCN: TP -036 -88A

CLOSING DATE: 8/16/2010@5PM


BASIC FUNCTION:
The incumbent, under the technical direction of the Operations Supervisor, is responsible for operating and maintaining all heavy equipment, to include scheduled maintenance and repairs at the transfer sites and Solid Waste Facility.

TYPICAL DUTIES:


Operate forklift, dozer, front end loader, grader, water truck, tractor trailer, boom truck, crane, compactor, backhoe, dump truck, sweeper truck and other heavy equipment and vehicles. Operate welder, cutting torches and other machine tools as needed.

Process all waste items received at the Landfill, including solid and hazardous waste and treated medical waste. Ensure proper processing and disposal of all waste including covering. Ensure proper cell and slope construction and maintenance.

Perform preventative and routine maintenance on all rolling equipment to include scheduled maintenance under the direction of the Operations Supervisor.

Direct public on proper placement of solid waste, assist in off loading and inform public about policies as required. Randomly check loads for unacceptable materials.

Direct contract haulers on placement of cover material and maintain cover as required by the permit.

Clean the equipment and facilities, and pick up litter. Remove snow as needed. Operate sweeper truck and other equipment for Landfill and other Borough facilities.

Make recommendations to improve the operation, maintenance, safety or working conditions of the Solid Waste Division. Properly wear and use all required personal protective equipment.

Accepts, separates, aggregates and otherwise handles recyclable materials including monitoring levels and processing junk vehicles.

Monitor, record and properly dispose of leatchate waste, ensure weekly sampling is processed as required.

Construct and maintain roads within the landfill and maintain access roads to the landfill.

Provide backup for transfer site maintenance/cleanup.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:


High school diploma or equivalent. A minimum of three (3) years experience in the operation of heavy equipment as listed above.

Mechanical experience maintaining different types of light and heavy equipment.

Ability to use numerous mechanical and electrical tools and equipment used for repair and maintenance.

Knowledge of and ability to weld preferred.

Must have a valid State of Alaska Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL). Prefer CDL with an "X" endorsement. Must obtain "X" endorsement to CDL within 6 months of initial hire. Successful applicant will be required to undergo and pass an Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) Physical prior to employment, and will be subject to further annual ICC physicals throughout their period of employment. Must have or be able to obtain a “Certified Forklift Driver” card within six (6) months of hire (A test will be administered to all qualified applicants).

Must have and be able to maintain a valid drivers license. Must meet insurance standards and maintain insurability under the Borough's insurance program. If personal automobile is used for Borough business, proof of automobile insurance at statutory limits must be provided. (A CURRENT COPY OF DRIVING RECORD WILL BE REQUIRED AT TIME OF INTERVIEW)

Ability to interpret written and oral instructions.

40 hour HAZWOPR course preferred.

Prefer CPR and First Aid certification.

Ability to operate a personal computer. Ability to monitor and record a variety of activities and data.

Ability to deal pleasantly and tactfully with the public.

This position requires a criminal background investigation.

A PROFICIENCY TEST MAY BE ADMINISTERED.


THE BOROUGH HAS ESTABLISHED THE GOAL OF A 100 PERCENT DRUG-AND-ALCOHOL-FREE WORKPLACE. APPLICANTS WILL BE REQUIRED TO UNDERGO DRUG TESTING PRIOR TO EMPLOYMENT AND WILL BE SUBJECT TO FURTHER DRUG AND ALCOHOL TESTING THROUGHOUT THEIR PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT. JOB CONTACTS:
Frequent business contact with other employees in own department; continuous routine public contact and frequent contacts involving outside organizations/agencies.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supervisor responsibilities: directs work flow of temporary/seasonal/volunteers; experiences minor problems daily and occasional major ones that must be resolved on own initiative with little immediate supervision; the consequences of error, carelessness or mistaken judgment require serious effort to recover.

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Works in an unpleasant solid waste environment and in disagreeable temperature extremes on a continuous basis that expose the employee to combinations of elements and factors; where there is major health and accident risks including fires; requires sustained periods of heavy lifting, pushing or pulling (50+ lbs.).

Individuals interested in applying for this position must submit a completed Borough application to the Human Resources Department, 809 Pioneer Road, P.O. Box 71267 Fairbanks, Alaska 99707. Telephone (907) 459-1202 or the Borough Direct Job-Line is (907) 459-1206
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Old 08-12-2010, 01:06 PM
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and cory is out of town
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Old 08-12-2010, 02:44 PM
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