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Division Equipment Operator

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Hiring Organization Merrell Bros., Inc. – Headquarters
Post Name Division Equipment Operator
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States  77059


This role will serve as the equipment operator that will be responsible for performing duties with a variety of on-site equipment that may include, but not be limited to belt press, yellow iron, pumps, and telehandler. Additional duties will include utilizing property commercial-size vehicles and working on mechanical equipment.

This position will be based at our Houston Division in Texas and works for the purpose of dewatering biosolid material (sludge). This position demands a lot of flexibility, and the ability to work a rigorous schedule and operate in a safety-conscious manner.

The desire to work in a team-oriented environment with the flexibility to handle changing work assignments is important. Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. A clean driving record is required.


  • Operate equipment in a safe manner at all times
  • Keep a clean work environment, including vehicles and equipment
  • Monitor and oversee belt press equipment
  • Conduct maintenance on equipment/vehicles
  • Travel to/from locations as required with limited notice
  • Assistance with mechanical work
  • Critical thinking skills and strong communication
  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Valid Driver’s License; Commercial Driver License a plus!
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs repetitively
  • Experience with heavy equipment
  • Prior commercial driving, heavy/agriculture equipment operation a plus!


  • Company Sponsored Health, Dental & Vision Insurance  (1st of the month following 60 days of employment)
  • Company Sponsored 401k-retirement plan (25% match up to 6% of income)
  • Company-Sponsored Savings Program
  • Life Insurance $25,000.00 / AD&D Insurance $25,000.00
  • 1-week of paid vacation after 1 year of employment
  • 2-weeks of paid vacation after 5 years of employment
  • 3-weeks of paid vacation after 10 years of employment
  • 3 Unpaid Personal Days per year – Unused Personal Days on 12/31 result in a $100 Bonus per diem (pro-rated for 2022)
  • $75 Overnight Bonus per diem

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