Compost Equipment Operator

Waste Connections US, Inc Edwards, CO 2019-07-11
Vail Honeywagon, a Waste Connections company, is a waste hauling company dedicated to sustainable waste diversion strategies and community education. We have been hauling rubbish and recycling in the Vail Valley for over 40 years. In 2018 we launched Eagle County’s only Class III Commercial Compost Facility, Honeywagon Organics.

Why you need to join us!
CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed All-stars know what they do is important.
INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

Vail Honeywagon is looking for motivated individuals to join our team to oversee compost operations and environmental compliance.
The selected individual will dedicate their time working directly with our compost operations manager to conduct daily compost operations.

Position Overview
Commitment: Full time - 40 hours per week
Compost Site Operator and Environmental Compliance Monitor
Equipment Operation

Clean driving record
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
English language proficiency required; Spanish would be a bonus.
Organized and responsive
Able to work in physically demanding environment with harsh outdoor weather conditions throughout the year
Positive Attitude

Receive organic waste that enters compost facility, asses tip fees and administer receiving tickets
Asses contamination on each load, ensure receiving tickets contain contamination fees when applicable
Track and reject loads with potential for persistent herbicide contamination
Organize bulk material bunkers and notify manager when piles recede
Maintain and turn compost piles
Develop suggested recipes for specific feedstocks
Ensure compost pad stays clean and free of debris
Maintain pathways on and off pad and fire lanes around outside and middle of rows
Determine bulk material quantities based on feedstock received to create recipes for desired compost end product
Maintain labeling system for tracking piles
Screen finished compost and organize finished product in bunkers
Load finished product for compost sales
Benchmark spring compost sales and calculate how much material needs to be collected to meet demand

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)
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