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Forklift Equipment Operator at Waste Connections Vancouver, WA

Posted in Drivers 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Vancouver, Washington

Job Description:

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 $17.00/HR


  • Under general supervision, operates tipper. May also include forklifts and front skid steer 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.


  • High school diploma or GED

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


  • 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)