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Waste Connections Incorporation

Landfill Heavy Equipment Operator

Waste Management


Full Time

On Site


The Dalles, Oregon, United States

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.

Working Schedule will be Monday through Friday 7:00am to 5:00pm with occasional Saturdays as need be. Starting Wage is $23.00/HR along with yearly safety Bonuses!

The Position:

We are looking for a safety mindedHeavy Equipment Operatorto join the team at our Wasco County Landfill location in The Dalles, OR. Landfill Compactor or Bulldozer experience would be a huge plus!

What we offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits.
  • 401K
  • Yearly Boot Allowance of $200.00 Per Year
  • Yearly Safety Bonus of up to $1,800
  • Uniforms and High Viability Safety gear provided


  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, excavator and off road dump trucks. Compactor experience preferred, but not required.
  • Performs routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking oil, water, and tires.
  • 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.
  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday 7:30am-5:00pm with an occasional Saturday as needed, 45 hour work week.


  • 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.


  • 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 [Register to View] target="_blank">[Register to View] . 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)