Heavy Vehicle Operator, Recycling and Waste Management - Facilities Management

Washington D.C
Apr 05, 2019
Jun 01, 2019
Full Time
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Heavy Vehicle Operator, Recycling and Waste Management - Facilities Management

Shift: Tuesday - Saturday, 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Heavy Vehicle Operator assists in ensuring that the University is in compliance with the District of Columbia's plan of mandatory recycling. S/he reports to the Recycling Project Manager in duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Drives driving refuse and recycling vehicles, picks up solid waste materials from designated collection points, examines waste for contaminants and hazardous waste, and transports to landfills.
  • Maintains daily collection records.
  • Assists in route scheduling and determination of pick up points.
  • Operates compactor units.
  • Arranges for truck and container repair and maintenance.
  • Lifts and empties heavy recycling and solid waste containers, processes materials, and cleans and disinfects recycling and solid waste vehicles, collection areas, and collection containers.
  • Assures all recycling and solid waste areas are clean, fully functional, and operational.

  • High school diploma or equivalency certification
  • 2 years of commercial or heavy vehicle driving experience
  • Valid CDL issued by the District of Columbia which must remain current throughout employment
  • Good knowledge of traffic laws and regulations.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment - including driving the vehicle, operating and programming the interior compactors, operating the lift gate, the steam cleaner, and the air brakes
  • Ability to learn categories of recyclable materials and maintain awareness of hazardous waste

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