Heavy Equipment Operator

City of Logan Logan, UT
Under general supervision, operates heavy equipment (i.e. wheel loader, truck loader, compactor, dump truck and various other equipment) related to the daily operations of the landfill.


Will be responsible to manage green waste materials, keep equipment maintained, create compost product, build roads, water and sweep roads.

Will be responsible for the placement, compaction, and daily coverage of solid waste, loading of finished products into public or private vehicles and answering customer questions about product usage.

Will be responsible for the loading of transfer trucks and other operations within the transfer station. Transfer of solid waste from Transfer Station to the North Valley Landfill.


Knowledge of landfill and composting process helpful. Knowledge of hazards and applicable safety precautions for heavy equipment operation. Knowledge of equipment maintenance, capabilities, limitations and safe operations. Able to work in extreme hot, cold, wet, and dusty conditions. Must be capable of lifting 75 lbs. without adverse consequences. Ability to establish satisfactory working relationship with fellow employees and the general public.


Must be a high school graduate or equivalent. Must possess a valid Utah Commercial Driver's License (CDL) at a level appropriate to the equipment operated. Experience in customer service. Must have six (6) months of experience operating heavy equipment. Computer experience desirable.


Essential functions, as determined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the above tasks, knowledge, and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions of this class. The approved class specifications are not intended to and do not infer or create any employment, compensation, or contract rights to any person(s). This updated job description supersedes prior descriptions for the same position. Management reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.


Benefits are available to Full-time employees.

Contact : City of Logan

Address: 290 North 100 West, Logan, UT 84321

Phone: 435-716-9044

Website: http://www.loganutah.org

Deadline for Applying : Jul 20, 2018