Operator

Responsible for operating and maintaining the facility equipment and related systems, including cleaning and providing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Quickly become knowledgeable of the on-site systems and processes
• Operate all site conveyors and process equipment in a safe and efficient manner
• Monitor and maintain on-site equipment and related systems, including conveyor systems, motors and bearings, to ensure safe, environmentally compliant and efficient operation
• Troubleshoot and report all operational and mechanical deficiencies to the Plant Supervisor
• Complete minor mechanical repairs and preventive maintenance on all plant equipment
• Initiate and complete work orders and requisitions; document all critical and/or pertinent information on a routine basis; log all work completed and time spent on work
• Ensure all equipment and grounds are kept clean and free of built-up ash and debris
• Demonstrate proficiency in the operation of various mobile equipment, including rock truck, front-end loader, fork truck and person-lift
• Follow standard safety and environmental procedures, correct safety and environmental hazards, and report them to the Plant Supervisor immediately
• Demonstrate proficiency with hand and power tools
• Read, understand and apply information, such as lockout/tagout procedures, safety and environmental rules, job hazard analyses, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
• Demonstrate proficiency in the operation of various mobile equipment, including Bobcat, fork truck, skid steer-type loader, person-lift, front-end loader and pickup truck
• Perform simple laboratory analyses
• Prepare and maintain daily and weekly logs, checklists and schedules as required
• Be available to support the operation by working a rotating shift and overtime as required
• Perform other duties as requested and/or assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
None.

Education and Experience
• Experience in a production environment
• Mechanical and maintenance skills

Special Skills and Abilities
• Strong work ethic and sound judgment
• Ability to work effectively in adverse environmental conditions, including wet or humid conditions, airborne particles, potential exposure to dust, and chemicals, varied temperatures and outdoor weather conditions, and noise in the work environment
• Team player spirit
• Respect for Safety, Health & Environment in the workplace

Physical Demands
• Sit, stand, walk
• Handle tools, equipment; fine motor skills
• Reach with hands and arms
• Climb and walk on heights often greater than 4 feet
• Stoop, kneel, bend, push, pull, crawl
• Ascend and descend stairs and stationary vertical ladders as part of normal work activity and emergency egress situations
• Lift 50 lbs.
• Move about all areas of the plant, including catwalks, deck grating, wet and muddy areas, and uneven surfaces
• Close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus, corrected or otherwise
• Operate fire extinguishing equipment ranging from handheld extinguishers to 200-lb. portable units
• Access confined spaces
• Work in areas under adverse conditions that may require donning and use of personal protective equipment with average fatigue

Disclaimer
This position description is intended for the purpose of evaluation and salary positioning and is not a contract setting forth the full scope of employment. The employer retains the right to deviate from the description at its discretion, without notice.



Posted
06/11/2021
Type
Full time
Location
Conestoga, PA 17516, US