Operations Supervisor
Waste Industries

Midlothian, Virginia

Posted in Sales


Job Info


The Operations Supervisor will safely monitor and supervise all site operations and employees while ensuring all equipment is in proper working order. This individual will provide leadership, which results in positive employee-employer relations and project a professional corporate image, effective resource management, a sound risk management program, high production standards and business expansion and profitable operations.

Key Responsibilities:
• Sustain a productive and motivated workforce by screening, selecting, hiring, training and developing and evaluating personnel required to meet service commitments.
• Adhere to all wage and hour laws and compensate personnel for services rendered in accordance with established guidelines.
• Ensure safe working conditions at each job.
• Develop and implement an effective preventive maintenance program that reduces down time, reduces maintenance costs and results in lowest cost of service possible.
• Schedule and conduct safety meetings and document attendees and topics covered. Ensure employees follow safety guidelines and perform duties in a safe manner.
• Maintain necessary records.
• Manage inventory of supplies and materials.
• Operate equipment as necessary.
• Conform in all respects with applicable federal, state/provincial and local laws, regulations, ordinances and other orders and to all company policies, procedures and directives from supervisors.
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements:
• High school diploma or GED.
• Three (3) or more years experience in the waste industry desired (landfill or transfer operations preferred).
• One (1) year supervisory experience.
• Combination of education and/or experience.
• For Transfer Stations must possess (within 60 days of hire) a SWANA certified transfer station operator.
•For Landfills must have one (1) years of experience operating horizontal baler and bobcat/forklit. Also must successfully complete training for certification in the removal of Freon and handling of hazardous materials (i.e. motor oil, lead-acid batteries, PCB's, and CFC's, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Excellent leadership, communication and management skills.
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, instruction and procedure manuals, routing reports and correspondence.
• Ability to satisfactorily perform all duties required.
• Ability to regularly lift/move up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds.
Physical/Mental Demands:
• Ability to stand, sit, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk, hear, climb, balance, taste and smell.
• Visual Requirements: include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
• Ability to regularly lift/move up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 50 pounds.

Working Conditions:
• Work in outdoor environment 70% of the time.
• Frequently exposed to loud noise, humidity, hot and cold weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, vibration, toxic and caustic chemicals, fumes and airborne particles.
• Occasionally work in high precarious places.
• Noise level is usually loud.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. GFL will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.



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