Waste Connections, Inc Driver in Brampton, Ontario

Job Title

Driver

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Brampton, Ontario

Job Description

At Waste Connections of Canada, we focus on SAFETY all day every day for our employees and our community.

The Driver ensures safe operation of a truck, while driving and loading through densely populated residential areas. The driver drives his route making constant stops to pick up and place materials into the truck. The driver proceeds along their assigned route (average 1000 houses per day) until the truck is loaded, and then proceeds to a designated transfer station, usually 2 to 3 times a day.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safe operation of a Residential collections truck, both Rear-load and Automated Side-load vehicles

  • Drive daily assigned residential areas/maps for: waste, recycling, organics, or Yard waste curbside collection.

  • Ensure customer satisfaction through reliable, consistent service.

  • Resolve blocked access, if possible, (e.g Contact Route Supervisor).

  • Complete additional pickups if necessary as directed by Route Supervisor.

  • Drive to transfer station to weigh vehicle (weigh in and out), obtain a ticket for weight and record on route sheet.

  • Unload contents by moving blade forward, using safe procedures; manually clean out debris trapped behind blade, and return blade to front of truck.

  • Complete assigned route and fill out route sheet at end of day.

  • At the start and end of each shift, complete a thorough circle check of truck, review safety issues, tires, lights, fuel, check oil and coolant levels, etc., document any concerns to be checked by maintenance and submit VCR.

Requirements and Qualifications:

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

  • Proven record of safe driving performance.

  • Able to start working at 6 am.

  • Capable to work up to 10 hours per day.

  • Experience driving Rear Loader or Side Load trucks is an asset.

  • Knowledge of the area is an asset.

  • DZ - AZ experience.

  • Available to work Monday to Thursday.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Physically mobile: able to climb in and out of truck to unlock/lock bins (or roll recycling containers) and to clean out truck after dumping contents.

  • May need to get in and out of truck (low entry) at some customer sites and to position bins for collection, weighing about 20 to 40 pounds (depends on contents e.g., waste vs organics) a few feet to truck and back.

  • Exposed to elements. Will need to be outside (exposed to heat/cold, rain) briefly but frequently throughout the day.

  • Both seated and standing driving a truck.

Pay rate:

  • $21.84/hour

We Provide:

  • Great Work Environment

  • Guaranteed daily hours

  • 4 day work week 10 hours/day

  • Opportunity for overtime

  • Competitive wages and benefits

  • Incentive based rewards

  • All CNG trucks are 2 years old

What’s In It for You?

You will be joining a strong team environment and colleagues who embrace a safety first culture. You’ll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to, and has lead by example since 2016, by consistently providing superior service to our customer in our district. If you want to be part of a strong team, this is the place for you.

Waste Connections of Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Candidates who require accommodations throughout the recruitment process should contact the Recruiting Department at 905 532 7554

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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.

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.