Lead Load Operator/ Scale Attendant

Waste Connections, Inc., Omaha Nebraska


Job Title
Load Operator/ Scale Attendant Employee Type Employee
Requisition Primary Location
Omaha, Nebraska

Job Description

Green Acres Transfer Station currently has an opening for a candidate as a Loader Operator/ Scale Attendant located in Omaha, NE

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Under general supervision, operates tipper. May also include forklifts and front skid steer loaders. Will also have other duties including picking up garbage, cleaning machines, and directing traffic.
  • Operates equipment for general site and other related assignments.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Greet and direct all customers and employees upon entry of the landfill.
  • Track weight information from scale to computer system and get appropriate signatures.
  • Calculate payments for customers.
  • Ensure incoming garbage loads are safe and do not contain any inappropriate material.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Willing to load and unload trucks, semi-trailers and export containers.
  • Understanding of computers and Windows based software is a plus!


WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
  • Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, toxic chemicals, biohazardous materials, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.
  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 to 75 + pounds.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment, skid steer and forklift safety.
  • Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

  • To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.
  • We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".
  • Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)
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