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Waste Connections Fork Lift Operator in Vancouver, Washington

Job TitleFork Lift OperatorPrimary LocationVancouver, WashingtonEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

Waste Connections is looking to hire an Experienced Forklift Operator to work at our Transfer Station in Vancouver, Washington.

**Rate of Pay is $17.50/HR. Hours are Monday - Friday 1:30 Pm to 10:30 Pm Overtime is available.

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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Under general supervision, operates forklifts, front skid steer and Front end loaders. Also will have other duties including picking up garbage, cleaning machines, and directing traffic.

  • Operates various types of equipment for the site.

  • Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

  • 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.

  • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen

  • Loading recycle materials in a hopper

  • Performs routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking oil, water, and tires.

  • Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 3+ Years’ Experience in operating Forklifts.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Exposed to different weather year round.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 to 75 + pounds.

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment, skid steer and forklift safety.

  • Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

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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