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Heavy Equipment Operator

Caglia Environmental
Chowchilla, CA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

POSITION: Heavy Equipment Operator

LOCATION: Chowchilla, CA

REPORTS TO: Operations Manager

SALARY: Starting $18.00/ per hr., DOE

Company Overview: Caglia Environmental is part of the Caglia Family of Companies. Located in Fresno, Visalia and Chowchilla, CA we employ over 250 team members among the five companies. We are a diverse group of companies, from Electric Motor Repair, Electrical Distribution and Construction, to Landfill Management, Recycling, & Waste and Disposal.


Assist the Operations Manager to insure a safe, compliant and efficient landfill by helping with all daily equipment and landfill operations.


  • Responsible for operations including waste tipping, waste compaction and placement of daily cover.
  • Responsible for operations of heavy equipment such as crawler tractors, compactors, scrappers, rubber tire loaders, water trucks, forklifts, articulating dump trucks and excavators.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment including fuel and equipment inspections.
  • Responsible for maintaining equipment clean inside cab, around wheels and dozer tracks.
  • Responsible for screening and notifying the Operations Manager of loads containing Hazardous Waste.
  • Responsible for knowledge of the proper and safe use of all vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Responsible to have knowledge of emergency response plan in the event of an emergency.
  • Responsible for electronic communication with scale house, spotters and customers for the safe delivery of material to the working face.
  • Insures a safe environment for all people entering the landfill.
  • Enforces the companies tipping area rules and regulations.
  • Other special projects, implementations and tasks as assigned.


  • Ability to communicate with management
  • Focus on safety, quality and details
  • Use technical and professional knowledge and acquired skills


  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum 3-years related heavy equipment experience
  • CPR / First Aid Certified
  • Ability to pass a random drug screen
  • Ability to read, write and speak English
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Class C California driver's license
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to achieve with limited supervision

Caglia Environmental


Chowchilla, CA
93610 USA



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