Waste Connections, Inc Equipment Operator in St Helens, Oregon

Job Title

Equipment Operator

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

St Helens, Oregon

Job Description

We have an immediate position available for an Equipment Operator . The primary duties of this job are to run front end loaders. On top of equipment operating you will also work with the public and will assist will cleaning and labor duties . We are looking for candidates with heavy equipment experience (Loaders, Dozer, Excavators, Graders, Backhoes, ect.)

This position will be working 4 days (10) hour shifts. Monday-Tuesday and Friday-Saturday then Alternating to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

We offer Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits. Along with 401K! Paid time off!

Please apply online at WWW.WasteConnections.Com

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, motor grader, scraper, and Compactor experience.

  • Pushing garbage onto an incline belt

  • Loading recycle materials in a hopper

  • Loading, dump trucks, open top trailers, pushing up piles of yard debris, rubble

  • Performs routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking oil, water, and tires.

  • Assisting customers and employees as needed

  • Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 1-3 years of Heavy Equipment experience

  • Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.

  • Ability to read, understands, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

  • Proven experience in operating front end loaders (other heavy equipment is a plus!)

  • Ability to be self-directed as well as work in a team environment

  • Ability to work in all weather conditions

  • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability. We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future" . Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans) .

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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.