Waste Connections, Inc Forklift Operator-1 in Vancouver, Washington

Job Title

Forklift Operator-1

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Vancouver, Washington

Job Description

Join Waste Connections, Inc., and Connect with Your Future!

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) – We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in 39 states and 6 Canadian Provinces. Our 2015 annual revenue was 2.1 billion and are projected to be over 4 billion at the end of 2016. We, 15,000+ employees, foster a work culture of Servant Leadership. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees, always relying on our Operating Values as the foundation for our existence.

Waste Connections in Vancouver, WA currently has an opening for a candidate that can work as a Forklift/Equipment Operator. Rate of Pay is $17.50/HR

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

  • 3-4 Years’ Experience in operating Forklifts or Heavy Equipment.

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.

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability. We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long 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/Veterans)

Job Requirements:

Education:

High School

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Who We Are

Waste Connections Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.

OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities

BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.

LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.