Job: IRC22422 Operator 3


Job TitleIRC22422 Operator 3
LocationClive Disposal Facility

·         Performs a wide range of facility, equipment and machine operations associated with an EnergySolutions site/program/ project/function and or facility process(es). Ensures compliance with EnergySolutions policies and procedures and with local, state and federal regulations. Performs operations work as part of a team of semi-skilled and skilled workers (e.g., laborers; decontamination workers; and facility, equipment and process operators).

·         Operates a variety of equipment: (Level 1) hand and power tools; (Level 2) small, fixed-facility (light) equipment; (Level 3) medium weight equipment; (Level 4) heavy equipment and (Level 5) cranes. Decontaminates equipment, machinery and work areas.  Uses equipment to perform construction, demolition, material handling, waste treatment and soil remediation work. These tasks are necessary to maintain a healthy and productive workforce, to ensure smooth company operations and to ensure customer requirements are met.

·         Monitors and operates equipment using normal, abnormal and emergency operating procedures. Operates equipment within the bounds of the Documented Safety Analysis (DSA) as applicable.

·         Operates equipment under the direction of a Test Engineer, the Test Operations manager or a Shift Operations Manager in support of testing, commissioning and operations as applicable, according to location.

·         Works under the direction of the Operations Foreman as applicable, according to location.

·         Complies with all local, state and federal health and safety regulations and site health and safety requirements.

·         Complies with all requirements for wearing personal protective equipment while performing job duties.

·         Participates in procedure development and revision, job hazard analysis and safety walkdowns as applicable.

·         Uses a variety of medium weight equipment to perform waste handling and treatment operations.

·         Operates power-driven equipment of medium weight and horsepower such as trucks, skip loaders, mixer trucks, backhoes, tractor/trailer combinations, motor sweepers, power mowers, wood chipping machines, hoists/forklifts, loaders, water and rock trucks and small rollers. Reports the need for major mechanical adjustments and repairs.

·         Uses machines and equipment to remove, package, store, treat and transport loads of waste materials.

·         Performs cask unloading, hauling and handling tasks.

·         Performs field cask leak testing activities.

·         Inspects shipment rigging and assists in hooking slings/wire rope to crane rigging/hook(s).

·         Helps secure containers. Determines when containers are secure and meet Department of Transportation regulations.

·         Measures, marks and records openings and distances to layout areas where construction work will be performed.

·         Loads, unloads and identifies building materials, machinery and tools and distributes them to the appropriate locations in accordance with project plans and specifications.

·         May perform the work of an Operator 1 or 2 as required.

·         May lead and direct the work of an Operator 1 or 2.

·         May provide training to an Operator 1 or 2 as needed and reviews the work of others as needed.

·         Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

·         Strong listening skills

·         Basic written, verbal and organizational skills

·         Strong interpersonal skills and team player attitude

·         General knowledge of local, state and federal health and safety regulations [e.g., Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)]

·         Ability to understand and apply health and safety regulations and requirements

·         Ability to read computer screens and printed documents and to operate small equipment

·         Basic computer skills, including the ability to operate equipment using HMI

·         Ability to successfully pass a fundamentals entry examination as applicable

·         Strong attention to detail

·         Detailed knowledge of facility processes, operations and equipment

·         Detailed knowledge of machine construction, maintenance and deconstruction

·         Demonstrated ability to perform maintenance and repairs on fixed, small-scale industrial equipment used to perform job duties

·         Demonstrated ability to operate electronics and computers to diagnose and repair machines used to perform job duties

·         Demonstrated ability to handle  more complex work and schedule tasks assigned to Operator 1 and 2 employees as appropriate

·         Ability to develop and communicate work steps required to maintain and repair medium weight equipment

·         Working knowledge of wastewater treatment plants and collection systems (if applicable to work performed)

·         Working knowledge of rigging practices (if applicable to work performed)


·         Ability to comprehend procedure and work package instructions as applicable

·         Ability to perform physically demanding work

·         Ability to lift up to 55 pounds

·         Ability to push and pull up to 35 pounds and carry up to 50 pounds; handle, grip, and reach above or below shoulder

·         Ability to use hands and feet to accomplish tasks as assigned

·         Ability to sit, stand, walk, climb, bend/stoop, crouch, squat/kneel, twist at the waist and balance

·         Ability to effectively communicate; speaking, reading, understanding, writing and hearing clear English; pass audiogram in hearing conservation program as required by location

·         Normal vision (with or without correction)

·         Ability to perceive depth and adjust focus; basic hand/eye coordination

·         Ability to see close and distance, basic colors/shades, and peripheral vision

·         Ability to work in extreme weather conditions and environments wherein there is exposure to noise, dust, grease, smoke, fumes, noxious odors, gases, chemicals and mechanical and electrical hazards

·         Ability to work inside an office, outside, or in extreme temperatures

·         Ability to work with machinery vibration, power tools, moving objects, and slippery/uneven walking surfaces

·         Ability to work while wearing chemical resistant coveralls and respiratory protection

·         Ability to work with others and interact with the public; perform under deadline pressure

·         Ability to operate equipment and drive a vehicle

Minimum Qualifications and Years of Experience


·         High School diploma or GED



·         Ability to obtain applicable qualification card required (for a Decontamination Operator 3, cask handler, rigger or  tractor/trailer, loader, small shredder or rock or mixer truck operator)

·         Valid driver’s license with a clean record required. Evidence of insurability required.

·         For jobs located at the Salt Waste location, must be qualified as a Salt Waste Processing Facility/Parsons Technology Center (PTC) Operator


Required Experience

·         A minimum of 6 months of related experience as an Operator 2 or equivalent offsite experience


Preferred Experience

·         None

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How To Apply

EnergySolutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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