Laborer - Landfill/Transfer
Company: Athens Services
Posted on: June 6, 2021
laborers employed by Athens Services are responsible for
maintaining a clean facility property and entrance roads. It
is expected that every general laborer employee will conduct
his/her self in a professional manner at all times and perform all
duties as assigned in a safe manner. Our general laborers must also
be able to communicate professionally with customers, drivers, and
- Maintain landfill/transfer
station property and drainage channels clean from debris by
manually picking paper, plastic bags, and removing weeds
- Working in
Wind/Hot/Cold environments, working around heavy equipment, working
among refuse and exposed to dusty conditions.
- Frequent use of
hand tools (Sledgehammer, shovel, hooks, drills etc.) and chains,
grasping, bending, pulling, pulling, stretching, twisting,
stooping, walking on uneven surfaces and lifting < 50 lb.
frequently in all weather conditions. Ability to work independently
and together as a team.
- Extended periods
of standing and working closely with customers and equipment
- Placing tarps on
top of trash, and placing tires on top of tarp.
- Move or construct
wind fences, make repairs as needed.
- Pick up
commodities from tipping area as safety permits.
- Control and direct
incoming traffic and direct vehicles to appropriate working area by
using appropriate hand signals.
- Cleaning tracks on
equipment as needed.
- Enforce traffic
regulations. Communicate with customers the traffic regulations and
report to Supervisor any violations.
- Ensure proper
safety procedures and policies are followed by employees,
customers, drivers etc. Attend weekly safety meetings and daily
tailgate meetings. Report all violations to Management.
- Required to wear
mandatory assigned and approved PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
including but not limited to: hardhat, safety glasses, assigned
Hi-Vis uniforms, gloves, steel toe boots, etc.)
- Other duties as
- 1-year experience
working as a general laborer and/or construction
- High School
Diploma / GED
- Working knowledge
of the hazards and safety precautions common to construction
- Ability to
establish effective working relationships with other employees,
supervisors and the public.
- Ability to
understand and communicate in writing and verbally and follow
- Ability to observe
proper safety precautions.
- Ability to work
overtime as needed.
- Valid C Class
- Ability to perform
physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable
- Bilingual English
- Standing, walking
on uneven terrain, seeing, hearing, & smelling
- Problem solving,
oral/written communication, analytical ability, concentration, &
interpersonal abilities continuously.
coordination, handling, & wrist motion continuously.
- Bending, reaching,
stretching, frequently, pushing, pulling and lifting ? 50 Lbs.
- Exposure to dust,
smoke, fumes, odors, grease, oil, chemicals, wet/hot conditions, &
- Works outside
benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
- 401K, Profit
Sharing & Match
- Paid Vacation and
consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal
histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los
Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other
applicable state, federal or local laws.
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