Heavy Equipment Operator

Sand Springs, OK

Posted: 09/13/2023 Job Category: Drivers Pay Rate: $19-$21/hr

Job Description

We are currently looking to fill a Heavy Equipment Operator position with a landfill in Sand Springs, OK.

Are you an experienced Heavy Equipment Operator seeking an opportunity to make a positive impact on the environment? If you are passionate about operating heavy machinery, maintaining high environmental standards, and contributing to the sustainable management of waste, we want to hear from you!

Hours: Monday-Friday 6:45am-5pm and Saturday 7:00am-3:00pm.

Pay: $19+ DOE


  • Operate and maintain heavy equipment, including bulldozers, excavators, compactors, and loaders, in a landfill environment.
  • Safely and efficiently manage the movement and placement of solid waste materials.
  • Monitor landfill operations to ensure compliance with environmental regulations and safety protocols.
  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance on equipment to ensure proper functionality.
  • Collaborate with landfill staff to optimize waste disposal procedures and landfill operations.
  • Maintain accurate records of daily activities, including equipment usage, fuel consumption, and maintenance logs.
  • Adhere to strict safety guidelines and protocols to mitigate potential hazards and maintain a safe working environment.

Job Requirements


  • Proven experience as a Heavy Equipment Operator, preferably in a landfill or waste management setting.
  • Valid and unrestricted driver's license with a clean driving record.
  • Proficient in operating various heavy equipment, including bulldozers, excavators, compactors, and loaders.
  • Strong understanding of environmental regulations and safety practices related to landfill operations.
  • Ability to read and interpret site plans, drawings, and technical manuals.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and mechanical aptitude.
  • Solid problem-solving skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Physical stamina and the ability to withstand exposure to various weather conditions.
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills.
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