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Interstate Waste Services Light Equipment Operator/Laborers in Kearny, New Jersey

Responsibilities Include:

Operate equipment such as Fork lift (Telehandler) and various other small machinery
Follow all required safety policies and procedures
Effective communication with drivers, employees, and management via hand held radios and CBs
Routinely set up and inspect equipment prior to operation
Have knowledge of machine capabilities and limitations
Observe hand signals, grade stakes, or other markings when operating machines to perform work duties in compliance of safety specifications
Receive written and oral instruction regarding material movement
Move materials around transfer station
Maintain an efficient flow to reduce traffic congestion
Follow OSHA safety standards and wear required PPE
Sweeping, moving material, and other manual labor as required.

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States.
Must be able to lift/push/pull up to 50 pounds
Previous experience operating a telehandler forklift required
Experience from the sanitation industry is strongly preferred.
Able to work in an outdoor environment on a constant basis while being exposed to variable weather conditions, temperatures, chemicals, dust, fumes, smells, and loud noises.