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Heavy Equipment Operator

Harper, Kansas

Job Title

Heavy Equipment Operator

Primary Location

Harper, Kansas

Employee Type


Job Description

We are looking for a high energyHeavy Equipment Operator to join the team at Plumb Thicket Landfill in Harper, KS.


  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, motor grader, scraper. Compactor experiencepreferred, 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.
  • Littler pick-up
  • 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, 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.
    • 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
    • Basic knowledge of computer skills.

    Apply today and Connect with Your Future!

    We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

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

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