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Lead Equipment Operator

Fort Worth, Texas

Job Title

Lead Equipment Operator

Primary Location

Fort Worth, Texas

Employee Type


Job Description

Waste Connections, Inc. has immediate openings for LEAD HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORat our C&D Landfill in Fort Worth, Texas.  The schedule is rotating, with Monday - Friday the first 3 months, then Tuesday - Saturday for 3 months, 52-60 hour work week.


  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, motorgrader, excavator. Compactor experience preferred but not required.
  • Performs routine inspection and maintenance on heavy equipment such as checking fluid levels, blow out radiators and filters, greasing, and keeping tracks/wheels free of debris.
  • Effectively communicate clear instructions on daily tasks to the team.
  • Coordinating and verifying landfill safety and traffic control.
  • Daily monitoring of landfill operations to meet or exceed state environmental compliance requirements and all weather access to the facility.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
  • Spreading and compacting trash using a compactor and a dozer.
  • Has a “can-do” attitude when job-site difficulties arise
  • Work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Follow safe operating practices
  • Learn and use interpersonal skills relating to good customer service
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 4+ years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills.
  • College degree in Business, Engineering, or Construction is preferred


  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
  • The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent hot, cold, wet and/or humid conditions.

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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