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Transfer Station Heavy Equipment Operator

Colbert, Washington

Spokane Transfer Station, A Waste Connections Company is looking hire for a Heavy Equipment Operator to join our team in Colbert, WA.

Hours will be  7:00AM-5:00PM Wednesday - Sunday (Monday and Tuesday Off) Hourly Rate of Pay is $19.00 per Hour.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to efficiently operate Front End Loader, Excavator and Yard Truck and Trailer.
  • Compactor experience preferred.
  • 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.

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.


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.
  • CDL Preferred but not required.

What we offer:

  • Yearly Safety Bonuses
  • Yearly Boot Allowance
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Paid Time off
  • 401k Program
  • Year Round Full Time Stable work

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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