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Solid Waste Facility Operator Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$47,599 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Solid Waste Facility Operator is $47,599 a year and $23 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Solid Waste Facility Operator is between $35,543 and $57,624. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Performs any combination of following duties to dispose of solid waste materials at landfill site: operates heavy equipment, such as bulldozer, front-end loader, and compactor, to excavate landfill site, transport solid waste materials, and to spread and compact layers of waste and earth cover.
  • Directs incoming vehicles to dumping area.
  • Examines cargo to prohibit disposal of caustic waste, according to government regulations.
  • Sprays poisons and other specified chemicals over waste material to control disease carrying pests.
  • Drives truck to distribute oil or water over landfill to control dust.
  • Weighs vehicles entering and leaving site and collects dumping fees.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Solid Waste Facility Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

Control Room Operator (SECONN facility)
Dec 22
Preston, CT, USA
Covanta's 45 Energy-from-Waste (EfW) facilities provide communities and businesses around the world with an environmentally sound solution to their solid waste disposal needs by using waste to ...
Hartford, CT - Territory Sales Representative
Jan 7
Hartford, CT, USA
Chemsearch FE: Facility Resource Management
... help facilities save water, energy and reduce operating costs. We stand behind the premise of doing more with less through conservation practices such as waste stream bioaugmentation, water ...
Sales Support Representative / Flo-Tech
Jan 9
New Haven, CT, USA
Flex Technology Group
Post-Sales • Provide and reinforce operator training issues (e.g. key-op) with customer as ... Solid written and verbal communication, listening, organization and priority setting skills. • ...
Maintenance Electrician
Jan 9
Plantsville, CT, USA
J.J. Ryan Corporation
... cost, energy usage, and waste in accordance with corporate policies and health and safety ... Solid working knowledge of basic industrial mechanical components and systems such as mechanical ...
Maintenance Electrician
Nov 14
Southington, CT, USA
... waste. Use of excellent interpersonal skills and will interact and function effectively as an ... Solid working knowledge of basic industrial mechanical components and systems such as mechanical ...