Lead Biomass Processing Technician - FT

Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Prior Lake
Jun 30, 2017
Jul 28, 2017
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time
Shift - Hours: Second
Days: TBD - based on business needs
Hiring rate or hiring range: $20.84 - $23.45 / hr based on qualifications
Job Description:

Job Summary:

Provide direction and leadership to team while operating and maintaining heavy, motorized equipment used in earth moving, composting and fuel processing operations in a safe and efficient manner.

Job Duties:

  1. Provides direction and leadership to team while performing composting operations duties. Inspects composting site to ensure safety procedures are being followed.
  2. Operate a front-end loader or track loader (Bobcat) to move and manipulate organic materials. Attach implements to loaders to best handle differing materials.
  3. Operate a grinder to reduce products to optimal particle size for composting. Monitor, record, and adjust temperature and oxygen levels to achieve optimal composting conditions. Operate a compost turner to mix, aerate, and water materials for optimal composting conditions within windrows. Operate screener to produce a uniform and marketable finished product.
  4. Performs preventative maintenance inspections and ensures safety devices are in working order on heavy equipment.

  1. High school graduate with math proficiency, along with course from the Midwestern Compost School or an equivalent class that includes best management practices for compost site operations with proof of a passing score on the proficiency test.
  2. Two years of experience in solid waste management, composting, or related field.
  3. Experience operating all equipment relevant to the operation of an organics recycling facility including front-end loaders, skid steers, track loaders, grinders, mixers, screeners, tractors, and trucks
  4. Experience performing routine maintenance on heavy equipment including daily maintenance, walk-around check, etc. Mechanical background preferred but not required
  5. Valid driver's license with a good driving record
  6. Proficiency with Microsoft software products
  7. Ability to speak and read English
  8. Good customer relation skills and ability to follow directions in a team environment
  9. Adverse working conditions including heat, rain, cold, insects, dust, odors, etc
Ability to direct and provide leadership to a team, operate heavy equipment, pay close attention to detail, determine proper mechanical equipment operation and work in outside weather conditions. Position may include occasional weekends for special events. The range of hours for this position will be between the hours of 6am - 6pm.