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Heavy Equipment Operator

Punta Gorda Isles, Florida

Waste Connections, Inc. has immediate openings for HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR in Punta Gorda SLD Landfill, Punta Gorda, FL.

A typical schedule is Monday – Friday. Average workweek is 50 plus Hours. May work weekends if needed.


  • Spreading and compacting trash using a compactor
  • Spreading daily cover using a Dozer
  • Excavating soil using a excavator
  • Hauling soil


  • 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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