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Heavy Equipment Operator

Amwaste LLC
Fayetteville, GA
  • Posted: 1 day ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Amwaste is opening a new facility in Fayetteville, GA and has immediate openings for operators looking to join a new team and grow a new market.

POSITION SUMMARY: The Operator – Heavy Equipment is responsible for the safe operation of heavy equipment at a recycling center, landfill or transfer station for the purpose of transferring, spreading, covering, loading and/or compacting waste or soil in an efficient and safe manner. PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform pre- and post-operation inspection of the equipment in accordance with Company policy to ensure the maintenance and safety of the equipment. Safely and efficiently operate equipment that may include: forklift, excavator, bulldozer, rock truck, front-end loader and other equipment using proper safety standards.
  • Continuously monitor waste for evidence of unacceptable waste in materials.
  • Continuously monitor the condition of the equipment to ensure it is operationally ready at all times to minimize down time; clean tracks or wheels on equipment, as needed.
  • Perform and document minor service on equipment, referring more complicated mechanical issues to Maintenance Shop for repair.
  • Complete Equipment Condition Report and other reports, as necessary; report any necessary repairs to supervisor, as needed.
  • Follow all required safety policies and procedures.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.


  • Good customer services skills to meet and exceed customer expectations; acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner toward customers and co-workers; works with a sense of honesty and trustworthiness.
  • Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities are completed in an efficient and safe manner.
  • Good follow through ability; ability to adhere to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise.
  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth; promotes the Company’s safety standards; does not take inappropriate risks.
  • Maintains a feeling of pride in work; strives to achieve all goals.


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Two years of verifiable prior related experience in heavy equipment operation not required but is preferred.
  • Experience working at sites regulated by OSHA or a state environmental agency is preferred.

Amwaste LLC


Fayetteville, GA



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