Crane Operator

  • Wheelabrator Technologies Inc
  • Morrisville,PA,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

Wheelabrator Technologies is a waste management company committed to delivering essential waste management solutions to customers and communities supported by our team of 1,800 employees. We believe in preserving our environment for future generations while providing for today's needs. Wheelabrator is a vertically integrated business with a platform of 40+ strategically located collection, transfer and disposal assets. These include waste-to-energy facilities, transfer stations, ash monofills, landfills, and fleets of rail cars and collection vehicles. We process more than 13 million tons of waste annually, convert 9 million tons of waste into clean, renewable energy that powers hundreds of thousands of homes and recycles more than 390K tons of plastic, paper and metals from the waste stream. For more on Wheelabrator, please

Our Wheelabrator Falls facility in Morrisville, PA is currently looking for aCrane Operator.The ideal candidate will operate refuse crane to maintain proper refuse flow to operating boilers and to control pit management. Responsibilities include monitoring, lubricating, inspecting, and cleaning refuse crane. Candidate will be responsible for but not limited to operating Crane smoothly to prevent excessive grapple swings, eliminate cable jerking, and reduce wear on electrical and mechanical parts. Thoroughly mixes refuse before feeding to boilers to ensure proper combustion and insure that few arches occur. Maintains the crane control room and the area on and around the crane deck in a clean, neat, and orderly condition at all times. Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing; as well as communicates clearly whether using in-situ intercom system, two-way radio or face to face. Anticipates typical problems, identifies potential or recurring problems, and takes appropriate action. Troubleshoots equipment and assists in diagnosing problem areas.

Physical Demand

Handle tools, equipment, and fine motor skills. Climb and walk on heights often greater than 4 feet. Move about all areas of the plant, including catwalks, deck grating, and uneven surfaces. Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, corrected or otherwise. Operate a 1.5 inch fire hose operating at 125 PSI line pressure to the extent required to extinguish fire. Operate fire extinguishing equipment ranging from hand held extinguishers to 200 lbs. portable units. Access confined spaces and pressure vessels through standard 12" by 16" manways.

PPE Required

Negative pressure respirator. Positive pressure respirator. Self-contained breathing apparatus (steel or composite bottle). Rubber suit and gloves. Chemical resistant suit. Heat resistant outerwear. Flame resistant outerwear.

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At Wheelabrator Technologies, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.