Scale Operator

* Weekends, Part Time,Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Scale Operators are responsible for operating the scales and associated computers to record weights of incoming and outgoing vehicles. This position is responsible to record load information into a computerized system and may also collect fees from the customer. The hours and physical demand may vary by location or line of business.

  • Operates scale equipment to weigh all incoming and outgoing vehicles and determine appropriate charges.
  • Records customer and load information into a computerized system to ensure proper charges to customer.
  • Accurately calculates charges for customers based on load weight/size, content, area, etc.
  • Receives payment from customers, provide receipts, and documents the transaction and materials received into computer system.
  • Responds to customer inquiries and provide information relating to proper procedures for facility.
  • Balances daily receipts to ensure accurate recordkeeping and appropriate billing.
  • Accepts or rejects load based on content to maintain acceptable material standards.
  • Performs routine clerical duties.
  • Runs and prepares reports as necessary.
  • Maintains all paperwork pertaining to the scales/facility.
  • Professional interaction with internal and external customers.
  • Maintains a positive work atmosphere by performing and communicating in a manner that promotes good relationships with all employees, co-workers, and management.
  • Performs all tasks in a safe manner and maintain records in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations and company policies. Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to communicate effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
  • Ability to communicate via radio/intercom system in a professional manner.
  • Basic math skills with the ability to accurately determine charges, receive payment, make change and balance cash receipts daily.
  • Ability to handle a heavy volume of work in a professional and efficient manner.
  • Must be organized and detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.
  • Computer proficiency in Windows and Microsoft applications
  • Must possess excellent customer service and data entry skills.
  • General knowledge of office functions.
  • Must work efficiently and effectively, both independently and as a team.
  • Ability to identify issues, make decisions, and resolve problems.
  • Must be able to react well under pressure and treat others with respect.
  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Waste industry experience preferred.
  • Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals and training.
  • Minimum one-year experience in office environment
  • Must have previous experience working on computerized systems.
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules including weekends and holidays.

  • Office environment.
  • Prolonged sitting and repetitive motions performed answering phone and working on computer.