Landfill Truck Tipper Operator

Wasco County Landfill, a Waste Connections Company is currently hiring for a full time Year round Heavy Equipment Operator to work at Wasco County Landfill in The Dalles, Oregon.

Schedule will be: Monday-Friday 5:30am to 3:30Pm with Rotating Saturdays (6:00am-12:00pm) Rate of pay is $20.00/HR

The Position:

We are looking for asafety mindedTruck Tipper Operator to join the team at our Wasco County Landfill location inThe Dalles, OR. Landfill Compactor or Bulldozer experience would be a huge plus!

Truck Tipper Responsibilities Include:

Operating Onsite Truck Tipper.

Operating Onsite tire shredder.

Operating Onsite semi-truck with trailer (No CDL Required)

Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, excavator and off road dump trucks. Compactor experiencepreferred, but not required (On the Job Training Offered).

Operates various equipment for general site preparation, landscaping, and related assignments.

Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.

Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

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

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

Ability to operate heavy equipment is required.

Knowledge of basic computer skills.

Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

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

Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

What we offer Employees:

Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits offered after 60 Days of Employment

Generous 401K Plan offered after 60 Days of Employment

Paid Time Off

Yearly Boot Allowance of $200.00 Per Year

Yearly Safety Bonus of up to $1,800

Uniforms and High Viability Safety gear provided

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum 1+ year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Basic knowledge of computer skills.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short 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/Veteran)
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