Ever-Green Energy is a recognized leader in energy conservation and the use of renewable energy. Our mission is to develop, own, and operate efficient energy systems that benefit our customers, communities and the environment. This is an exciting opportunity to join an exceptional company as a Loader Operator.
POSITION: Loader Operator
LOCATION: St. Paul, MN
PURPOSE: Produce and supply Biomass Fuel to St. Paul Cogeneration.
This position reports directly to the Biomass Fuel Site Supervisor
1. Responsible for operation of wheel loader and wood grinder including maintenance of
machinery. (Maintain daily log of equipment).
2. Process inventory, load biomass onto tractor trailers using a wheel loader.
3. Inspect material to ensure that unacceptable material is not accepted.
4. At times, direct customer to proper dumping site.
5. Deal with public in a positive manner.
6. Ability to open and close site for operation, secure area at appropriate times.
7. Operation of computer program for daily time log.
8. Has the ability to work with others.
9. Perform other duties as assigned/required.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education, Experience, and Job Skills:
Education: High School Graduate or equivalent. Additional vocational training desired.
Experience: One or more years of experience operating a wheel loader. Working knowledge of wood grinders a plus.
Skills: Ability to operate machinery skillfully and in a safe and responsible manner. Practical decision making ability and effective oral and written communication skills. Must be dependable, flexible and have sound work ethic.
Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to complete time cards and production reports. Ability to effectively communicate in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to sit; perform gross manipulation of objects to include seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise with hands; operate foot/leg controls on machinery or other equipment; be able to hear, understand and distinguish speech and or other sounds (machinery alarms, etc.); and have far visual acuity and peripheral vision.. The employee is frequently required to climb ramps/stairs and communicate verbally to clearly impart information to other workers, customers or the public. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach at/below shoulder level and reach overhead; lift/carry up to 50 lbs.; push/pull using hands/arms, feet/legs and/or feet only to move objects; crawl, crouch, kneel and/or stoop; climb ladders, ropes and/or scaffolding; perform fine manipulation using fingers and keyboard; and have near vision acuity of approximately 20 inches or less.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to vibration. May work outside in all weather conditions. The noise level is often high due to use of various equipment. Appropriate PPE will be provided as needed.
Ever-Green Energy is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.Ever-Green Energy is an equal opportunity employer and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. To apply, visit our career page at www.ever-greenenergy.com.