Waste Connections, Inc Heavy equipment operator in Blenheim, Ontario

Job Title

Heavy equipment operator

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Blenheim, Ontario

Job Description

Heavy Equipment Operator

Waste Connections of Canada the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for an experienced HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR for the Ridge Landfill in Blenheim, Ontario.

Position Summary:

Seeking a safe and proficient heavy equipment operator to perform various functions related to the daily placement, compaction and covering of non-hazardous solid waste.


  • 2 years of experience as a heavy equipment operator

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Experience in the safe and efficient operation of: dozer, articulating dump truck, excavator, loader and grader, etc.


  • Know and embrace the company’s operating values

  • Daily placement, compaction and covering of waste

  • Grow and promote the site’s safety culture

  • Operate heavy equipment in a proficient and safe manner, while avoiding preventable damage to equipment

  • Communicate verbally and in writing with the scale and the shop as required, in a clear and courteous manner

  • Complete all applicable reports and paperwork timely and correctly

  • Continually provide a high level of customer service

  • Create an environment where the customer feels welcomed

  • Daily communicate via Daily Inspection Reports any defects or repairs needed

  • Perform all fluid level checks, fueling, greasing, undercarriage cleaning, etc. as required

  • Productively operate heavy equipment in a safe manner

  • Keep equipment maintained daily, and clean of debris

What’s In It for You?

You will be joining a team environment and colleagues who embrace a “work hard, play harder” culture. Our compensation package is competitive, and comes with excellent benefits. You’ll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more.

Waste Connections of Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who require accommodations throughout the recruitment process should contact the Recruiting Department

Job Requirements:







Who We Are

Waste Connections 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.


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


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.


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.