OPERATIONS CREW LEADER (OCRRA)
DISTINGUISHING FEATURES OF THE CLASS
The work involves responsibility for directing, supervising, and participating in the work activities of a crew of workers engaged in the maintenance, repair or operation of automotive and motorized equipment and machinery in a solid waste or composting site. The incumbent also monitors daily inflow of solid waste and composting material and its handling. Direct supervision is received from the Director of Transfer Operations. Does related work as required.
TYPICAL WORK ACTIVITIES
Monitors daily inflow of solid waste material and composting material and its handling and flow through the site; oversees outgoing transportation to insure and maintain efficient work flow throughout the site;
Directs, supervises and monitors the work activities of a large number of semi‑skilled and unskilled workers in the maintenance, repair or operation of automotive and motorized equipment and machinery and in other general maintenance duties of the site;
Checks and verbally reports on any backlogs of solid waste or composting material, employee absenteeism and breakdowns in machinery which may have caused, or have a potential to cause, further backlogs in processing material through the site:
Operates machines used in conveying solid waste or composting materials when regular operators are unavailable;
Maintains and repairs equipment and machinery utilized in various phases of the work by performing machine maintenance, electrical and mechanical repairs;
Completes daily work distribution sheets, compiles and logs in all daily operation records, lists all allocations and computes daily consumption totals for monthly tabulation;
Oversees and participates in preventive maintenance on equipment and machinery used in all phases of the operation by cleaning, rebuilding or installing replacement parts;
Checks to see that the work site is secure at the end of each working day and activates security system before leaving the facility.
FULL PERFORMANCE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS
Good knowledge of the methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the, operational activities of a solid waste or compost site.
Good knowledge of the practices, techniques and mechanical theory associated with solid waste processing and related mechanical maintenance.
Good knowledge of the methods and techniques of supervision.
Ability to plan, supervise and monitor the work of others, and to lead a crew of workers.
Ability to prepare simple numerical and narrative reports and to keep records.
Ability to operate mechanical equipment, motorized machinery and motor vehicles.
Two (2) years of permanent non-competitive class status as a Motor Equipment Operator III.
Three (3) years of full time work experience, or its part time equivalent, in the maintenance, operation or repair of machines in a solid waste or composting site, or in a similar environment, at least one (1) year of which must have been in a supervisory capacity.
SPECIAL NECESSARY REQUIREMENT AT TIME OF APPOINTMENT
Possession of a Class A or Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with appropriate endorsements as required by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles for the class of vehicle being operated. Eligibility for and continued possession of the license is required for employment.