Equipment Operator- Landfill Laborer- Travel

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Fort Wayne, IN
$14.00 - $19.00
Job Type
Direct Hire
Dec 07, 2017
Job ID
Equipment Operators/Laborer – Landfills
Location – Company seeking candidates to work on landfill sites throughout the United States
Travel required up to 6 - 8 weeks at a time.

Company is seeking Equipment Operators/Laborers. Our Client sets industry standard for drilling and installation of LFG/leachate collection wells on landfill sites. They possess one of the largest fleets of LFG rigs in the industry; they are fully equipped to complete landfill gas/leachate drilling projects in difficult environments.  Work is NOT seasonal.
  • Three or more years of experience operating excavators is required. Also experience operating  off road articulated truck, loaders, and dozer work
  • Must have grading experience
  • Must have a good working knowledge of heavy construction equipment
  • Working knowledge of pipe fusion equipment, compacting and materials handling equipment
  • Must be willing and able to be away to work across the U.S. up to 6 - 8 weeks at a time.
  • Must be familiar with or able to become familiar with general landfill gas and leachate collection systems and applicable environmental and health and safety regulations
  • Should be proficient with a PC and Microsoft Office software
  • Be able to create and enter information into time sheets, dailies, expense reports, emails, etc.
  • Must be flexible and able to help co-workers and supervisors fill in where needed
  • Valid Driver’s license is required
  • Criminal Background Checks will be required- must be clear of any felony convictions. All other convictions will be considered on a case by case basis.
The primary duties the operator/laborer is expected to perform include:
  • Understand environmental, health and safety regulations and perform work in a competent manner in accordance with regulations
  • Assist project supervisors with materials, equipment and supplies for projects.
  • Perform construction activities safely and in a proper manner
  • Perform heavy labor work
  • Must have grading experience
  • Must have HDPE pipe fusion experience
  • Operate excavator, and off road articulated truck
  • Maintain, clean, and organize equipment and supplies
  • Responsible for completing paperwork neatly on a daily basis.
General Abilities:
• Travel for extended periods, if necessary. It is anticipated travel will be 75 to 100 percent of the time - travel typically up to 6 - 8 weeks at a time.
• Walk long distances, up and down steeply sloped landfills and outdoor terrain
• Work in extreme (hot and cold) weather conditions safely
• Lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a non-consistent basis
• Pass a company paid, baseline health physical and drug screening, if required
• Complete the USEPA HAZWOPR, 40-hour, environmental health and safety class, and annual 8-hour refresher classes
• Must be available to work overtime, nights, weekends, and holidays when necessary
Benefits and Schedule Overview:
  • Hourly wage based on experience - OT after 40 hours per week
  • Daylight shifts - Winter season average 50- 55 hrs per week Summer – 60+ hours weekly
  • Company offers medical, dental and vision after 30 days of service
  • 401k plan with company match
  • Paid time off
  • Operator must report to a location set up by the supervisor to ride with the crew to the job site or company will pay for flight depending on location.
  • Paid lodging and daily meal per diem will be provided by company