Landfill Equipment Operator
Waste Connections has an immediate position available for a Heavy Equipment Operator at the Meadowbranch Landfill in Athens, TN.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, excavator and off road dump trucks. Compactor experience preferred, 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.
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, and every other Saturday.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT :
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 all safety precautions.
Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.
Ability and experience to operate bull dozers, off road trucks, excavators, and wheel loaders
Willing to work 5 days per week plus a rotating Saturday shift.
Physically able and willing to dig dozer tracks daily.
Hours for this position are 6 : 00AM-5 : 30PM Monday-Friday and every other Saturday.
Hours will be 55-65 working hours per week.
Competitive hourly wage plus overtime
Performance-based career growth potential
Medical, dental, vision insurance plans
Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term / Long Term Disability)
401(k) with a generous company match
Flexible Spending Account