Driver - Operator

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Becker, MN 55308
United States
Job Description

Synagro partners with stakeholders to clean our water, protect our environment and serve our communities by generating worth from what others consider waste. We work to protect the health of our water, our Earth and those who depend on them now and in the future. Synagro takes pride in having zero layoffs during the pandemic and the business continues to thrive during difficult times.

What good is a job without great benefits to reward your hard work? Here are some highlights of what Synagro has to offer:

  • 15 days paid time off

  • 10 Holidays

  • Medical/Dental/Vision (within 30 days of hire)

  • Health Saving Account (HSA) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • 401(k) with company match (fully vested upon hire)

  • Career growth and promotional opportunities

  • Tuition Reimbursement



  • Safely operate all equipment as necessary, including but not limited to front-end loader, excavator, road tractor

  • Monitor and control processing operations in accordance with company policies and standard operating procedures.

  • Maintain records of operations including, but not limited to, hourly operating data and abnormal operation conditions. Comply with all regulations, including timely and accurate submission of paperwork.

  • Maintain equipment daily to include all greasing, tightening, and changing of filters, etc., as per maintenance schedule of equipment.

  • Initiate emergency procedures, when conditions warrant, to ensure personnel safety and to prevent damage to plant and equipment.

  • Perform daily inspection and required preventative maintenance on equipment. Including entrance into confined space areas for general cleaning and inspections. Document and report any malfunctions or unsafe conditions.

  • Clean equipment inside and outside daily and perform clean up prior to any public road travel.

  • Enforce and maintain standard safety procedures as well as perform any general work or other assignments necessary to ensure the safe, clean and efficient operation.

  • Ensure all paperwork is accurate, completed and submitted on time.

  • Comply with local, state and federal regulations.

  • Maintain professional company image at all times.

  • Responsible for securing tarp and/or hard tops after loading, and washing any spillage off the trailer. Also, responsible for securing tailgate latches to ensure a watertight seal as needed.

  • Follow Company procedure if any spill occurs while transporting or on-site.


     *Communication skills – verbal and written
     *Ability to operate heavy or agricultural equipment in a safe manner
     *Ability to perform basic math
     *Efficiently operate and use smart phone
     *Mechanical and electrical aptitude
     *Ability to follow directions 
     *Ability to travel


  • Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent (GED).

  • Valid Driver’s License.

  • Experience in making minor repairs and adjustments to operating equipment.

  • Receive, comprehend and utilize required training.

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude preferred.

  • Experience in computer and electronic controls an asset.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all essential job functions, knowledge, skills, abilities, efforts, and physical or working conditions associated with a position.


United States