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Heavy Equipment Operator
Valley Park, MO
St. Louis Composting Inc., producer of STA-Certified Compost, Mulch Products and Soil Blends, is accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator position.
Opportunities for overtime - 10 or more hours a week during busy season
6 Paid Holidays available upon hire
Paid Time Off available - 1 prorated week available upon hire + sick time
$10k in Company Paid Life Insurance
401(k) Retirement Plan with STRONG match with immediate vesting
Medical, Dental and Vision offered
Family-oriented positive culture, ideal for those looking for a long-term career
Opportunity for growth
Ability to operator wheel loaders and/or excavators
Operate equipment to load trucks and other equipment, transport bulk materials to and from customer trucks, haul trucks, material bins, etc.
Operate color/dye machine for mulch products.
Perform routine maintenance on loader, such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning.
Maintain equipment in proper working order & review maintenance logs for repairs.
Maintain an effective system of communications with supervisors, drivers and crew, laborers and operators, and customers serviced.
Safely operate loader and/or excavator
Maintain good housekeeping around the plant site.
Perform daily safety inspections, report defects or problems for equipment operated.
MINIMUM REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
1 year of heavy equipment operator experience with proven safety record.
Basic mechanical maintenance knowledge and skills.
Ability to lift 25 pounds and be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
Ability to follow instructions, take direction well and be able to adapt to changes in the operation.
Be a team player, willing to help wherever necessary and have a "can do" attitude.
Strong work ethic and be able to remain busy the entire day, looking for new tasks or where else to help when your tasks are completed.
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