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Heavy Equipment Operator (Ft Myers FL)

Fort Myers, Florida

Waste Connections, Inc. has immediate openings for an EQUIPMENT OPERATOR for our Facility in Fort Myers, FL. . In this position you will be operating our various equipment including Excavator, Front Loader, Forklift.  Also will have other duties including running the Scale House.

A typical schedule is Monday – Friday an occasional Saturday as needed. Average workweek is 45 plus Hours. May work weekends if needed.


  • Ability to efficiently operate, wheel loaders, excavator
  • 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.
  • Ability to Run a Scale House or must be willing to learn.
  • Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • Operate several pieces of heavy equipment thru out the work day
  • Work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Write and comprehend reports well enough to complete daily assignments
  • Have 2 years of previous experience operating heavy equipment
  • Ability to lift 50lbs repeatedly throughout the day
  • Must have excavator experience


Competitive pay!!

  • Excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to “Connect with Your Future”.
  • Garbage is very stable and we work year round!
  • VETERANS are encouraged to apply!

If you have any questions or need help with your application feel free to call the Recruiter, Pete Carreon at 832-510-5681.

Apply today and Connect with Your Future!

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans).

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