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NYC Sanitation Seeking Private Heavy Equipment Firms to Assist in Snow Removal

December 26,2010 | Vito A. Turso/Matthew LiPani

Press Release # 10-47, FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) announced today that it is seeking to hire heavy duty equipment to assist in the removal of snow and ice from City streets from today's major snow storm. Sanitation will use the hired heavy equipment starting on Monday, December 27, 2010 at 7 A.M. Hired equipment and licensed operators will supplement Sanitation personnel and equipment in keeping vital arteries open for all vehicular traffic.

The Department is particularly looking for licensed operators with equipment such as front end loaders, bobcats, and excavators.  The Department is also seeking licensed operators of dump trucks, tractor trailers, and roll-on roll-off trucks.  All equipment should be outfitted with rubber tires. 

All interested licensed owners/operators with heavy duty equipment should contact 3-1-1 which will provide the borough address and contact information to register. They should have the following information with them when they report to the Sanitation borough office:

  • NAME OF COMPANY;
  • TAX IDENTIFICATION NUMBER OR EMPLOYEE IDENITIFICATION NUMBER;
  • THE AMOUNT AND TYPE OF EQUIPMENT; 
  • COPY PROOF OF INSURANCE;
  • AND PICK UP CONTRACT BOOK TO BE COMPLETED.