Front End Loader Operator. at Denali Water Solutions, LLC

Posted in Construction 9 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Akron, Ohio

Job Description:

Front End Loader & Heavy Equipment Operator


Brunswick Ohio

Job Summary: This position is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of all compost equipment, including but not limited to front-end loaders, compost turners, wood grinders and screeners.  The position reports to the Operations Manager.  Must be able to operate large pieces of equipment in a safe and effective manner and be able to self-perform preventative maintenance and troubleshoot minor issues with the operating equipment. Starting pay is 17 dollars per hour based on experience.

This position is a safety sensitive position and requires a clear mind and diligence. The employee has the responsibility for his/her own safety as well as the safety of others.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Shovel materials as required; may be required to perform cleanup/janitorial tasks throughout the Facility.

  • Perform entry-level work in the repair and maintenance of the related equipment and machinery.

  • Use hand and power tools as required to operate, repair, and maintain related equipment.

  • Check condition of equipment; performs operations and safety check prior to using equipment; maintain tools and equipment used in the repair and maintenance of assigned equipment; fuel vehicles/equipment; inspect and perform safety checks on vehicles/equipment; clean vehicles/equipment; report the need for repairs.

  • Document work performed and prepares records and reports.

  • Operate vehicle to travel to various Agency facilities and locations.

  • Request parts, tools, materials, and supplies.       

  • May operate compost equipment, air compressors and related tools and equipment.

  • Assist Facility/Agency mechanics in the repair and maintenance of assigned equipment.

  • Respond to emergencies, as necessary.

  • May be required to train for fire response; may be required to respond to fires.

  • Incumbent may be trained to operate any of the following types of equipment; front-end loaders, backhoes, dump trucks, pickup trucks, skip loaders, water trucks and other light, medium and heavy duty motorized equipment associated with the operation of the Facility.

 Knowledge of:

Practices, methods, techniques, tools and equipment common to the operation of a processing Facility, construction fields; operation, care and preventative techniques for Facility equipment and assigned power tools; Occupational hazards and standard safety practices and procedures related to the work; basic shop mathematics; basic business English; operation of motorized power equipment; Agency rules, procedures and practices governing the areas of responsibility.

 Ability to:

Learn and perform entry-level tasks in the operation of light, medium and heavy duty motorized power equipment; operate the tools and equipment common to the repair and maintenance of assigned equipment; follow oral and written instructions; write simple correspondence related to the work; establish and maintain effective relationships with those encountered in the course of the work; use and exercise initiative in daily work activities; shop mathematics; read and interpret safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures, operational instructions and general correspondence related to the work being performed; handle stress in a professional manner.


  • One year of experience or the equivalent of training and experience in the use of hand and power tools, operation of light, medium and heavy duty motorized power equipment; light, medium and heavy duty equipment associated with construction, manufacturing facility maintenance or production. Education

  • Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent

  • Class A CDL - a Plus


We offer an extensive and competitive benefit plan for all our full-time employees as we value their time and commitment. Our benefits include:

  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Generous 401k match up to 4%

  • Company paid Long Term Disability

  • Company paid Short Term Disability

  • Company paid AD&D.

  • Company paid Life.

  • Voluntary life for employee and family

  • Heath Savings plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Sick Time



  • 1 year(s): Composting or Construction Operator

  • 1 year(s): Front End Loader Operator.



  • High School or better

Licenses & Certifications


  • DL



  • Time management

  • Written and oral communication

  • Teamwork

  • Lock out - tag out procedures

  • Commercial awareness

  • Hydraulic Knowledge



  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group



  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Work-Life Balance: Inspired to perform well by having ample time to pursue work and interests outside of work

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Salary: $17.00