Heavy Equipment Operator in Elkridge, MD at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 11/9/2020

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    Elkridge, MD
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Job Description

Heavy Equipment Operator

Operates a wide variety of heavy equipment vehicles that perform the spreading and compaction of

construction demolition, commercial and residential waste disposed at the post collection facilities.


Three (3) years of previous experience.

Experienced preferred using a Cat Loader 950M, Volvo 120L, and/or Cat30 

Job Duties:

 Candidates must be able to respond to equipment and vehicle fires with fire extinguishers that may weigh up to 40lbs at a minimum response distance of 50ft repetitively until extinguished

Candidates must be able to lift own body weight with full required Waste Management safety gear and climb ladder into loaders and excavator cabs with three points of contact

Candidates must be physically capable of climbing on heavy equipment to access and perform checks on fluid levels and filter conditions; in addition, he/she should be able to pull own body weight to perform full D.E.I. inspections for pre and post trips

Candidates must have the knowledge, skills, and ability to respond to fluid spills that involve lifting absorbent’s and containers weighing in excess of 50lbs

Candidates must be able to replace vehicle fluids that include five-gallon buckets DEF that weigh 50lbs; must also be able to walk distances that may exceed 50ft from storage locations with said weights

Candidates must be able to perform housekeeping functions that include lifting and removing debris from heavy equipment that may weigh in excess of 50lbs

Candidates must be able to lift and open hatches and compartments on heavy equipment that may require more than 50lbs of force to open

Candidates must be able to work in a noisy, dusty, and open-air environment with exposure to temperatures that may fall below 30 degrees or may exceed 90 degrees with exposure to all seasonal weather conditions

Candidates may be required to stand for long durations of time (up to eight hours) to perform general housekeeping and safety duties; i.e. pushing and pulling material continuously with brooms, shovels, and rakes

2nd Shift hours are: 1 pm to 9:30pm


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Elkridge, MD