Waste Connections, Inc Driver in Barrie, Ontario

Job Title

Driver

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Barrie, Ontario

Job Description

Waste Connections of Canada the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for a Driver to join our team in Barrie, Ontario. We are looking for an SAFETY inclined, energetic, autonomous and proactive team player capable of making a difference in his/her team and community.

Position Summary

The driver proceeds to subsequent customers until the truck has a full load, and then dumps the load at a transfer station before continuing customer pickups.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Drive through dense residential areas for yard waste, recycling and organic waste pickup.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction through reliable service (e.g., arrive on schedule, pick-up all bins, clean up waste that falls out of bin when lifting, relock/reclose bins)

  • Resolve blocked access, (e.g., honk horn or call dispatcher/customer; take picture of vehicle blocking access, return for later pick-up if scheduled to be in area later).

  • Dump contents at designated transfer station or landfill.

  • Drive to transfer station to weigh vehicle, obtain a ticket for weight of contents and enter weight into system on truck.

  • Unload contents by moving blade forward; manually clean out debris trapped behind blade.

  • Review run sheet listing calls and identify any potential issues.

  • Schedule time sensitive calls starting with outside bins without by-law restrictions, busy streets, or calls likely to be blocked later.

  • Complete pre and post shift checks of truck

Requirements

  • Commercial drivers’ license DZ is required and must be maintained.

  • Proven record of safe driving performance. (Perfect Driving record)

  • Able to start working between around 5 am.

  • Capable to work up to 10 hours per day

  • DZ and left side driving experience

Physical Demand

  • Extremely Physically demanding role:

  • Seated and standing in a truck. Exposed to heat/cold, rain, snow.

  • Climbs in and out of truck at each customer site and roll bins weighing about 20 to 40 pounds (depends on contents e.g., cans vs paper) a few feet to truck and back over 1200 times a day.

Waste Connections of Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Candidates who require accommodations throughout the recruitment process should contact the Recruiting Department

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Who We Are

Waste Connections Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.

OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities

BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.

LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.