The primary responsibility of the Compost Attendant is the operation, cleaning and repair of composting equipment. The goal is to safely and efficiently process manure into compost. The secondary responsibility is to keep equipment in top condition through cleaning and preventative maintenance.
The main objective of the Compost Attendant’s work is to:
- Operate conveyor belts to move manure to compost building.
- Clean compost machine and set it up for the next run. Perform pre-operational maintenance such as greasing, etc.
- Periodically check on operation of compost machine.
- Keep manure conveyors, drive systems and return rollers clean. Make sure belts are tracking properly.
- Clearly communicate with maintenance on maintenance and manure moisture issues. Assist in maintenance such as belt replacement.
- Monitor composting including maintaining operating logs of moisture levels, temperature, and turning log and report anomalies to supervisor.
- Operate skid steer, and manure truck to move manure. May operate payloader to load compost into customer trucks.
- Work effectively with other departments
- Assist in other jobs as required.
- Look for and communicate with management observed hazards or opportunities for improvement.
- This individual is expected to have a general knowledge of agricultural equipment operation or a strong aptitude for operating equipment.
- Excellent organizational skills
- High degree of initiative
- Able to perform job duties independently
- Class A or B driver’s license a plus
- High school diploma or GED required
- Experience in or aptitude for operating equipment
- Ability to work weekends (Wednesday - Sunday)
Paid Time Off
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