Waste Connections, Inc Front End Garbage Truck Driver in Coquitlam, British Columbia
Front End Garbage Truck Driver
Requisition Primary Location
Coquitlam, British Columbia
- Experienced **Front End Garbage Truck Driver - ($31.82 per hour)**
If you are looking for a great place to work, a change from your current setting, or want to be a part of a positive team culture, then we want to hear from you.
Waste Connections of Canada is looking for drivers to help shape our organization into one of the premier waste companies in North America.
The Driver ensures safe operation of a truck, while driving, loading/unloading. The driver drives to customer location for pick up, and hoists bin onto truck to empty contents using a hydraulic lift. 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.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure safe operation of a truck, while driving and loading.
Drive to customer location for pickup, and position truck safely to ensure an easy lift.
Hoist bin onto truck and empty contents using hydraulic lift. (Note: for side load, roll bins and hook on side of truck to lift)
Ensure customer satisfaction through reliable service.
Complete special pickups, as requested by Dispatcher.
Dump contents at designated transfer station or landfill.
Drive to transfer station to weigh vehicle.
Provide run sheet to Dispatch to sequence run in TRUX.
Pre and Post trip inspections.
Document any concerns to be checked by mechanic and complete VCR.
Must have a valid Class 3 or 1 MB Drivers license
Must be able to supply steel toe boots.
Capable of problem solving, critical thinking, job task planning, map/address reading, organizing and significant use of memory.
Must be able to successfully complete a criminal record check and drug test.
Must be able to supply a clean, commercial driver abstract.
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast paced environment.
Able to perform physical labor including pushing, pulling, reaching above and below shoulder, standing, stooping, crouching, bending and carrying over 50 lbs.
Work performed outdoors in all weather conditions.
This is not a “just driving” job. This position contains approximately 80% driving & 20% labor.
Come join a great group of drivers who work together to ensure the job gets done every day while maintaining a focus on safety, integrity and customer service.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Please note - only successful candidates will be contacted
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.
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.