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Equipment Operator at Waste Connections US, Inc

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: The Dalles, Oregon

Job Description:

Job Title

Equipment Operator

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

The Dalles, Oregon

Job Description

Wasco County Landfill is currently hiring for a full time Year round Heavy Equipment Operator to work out of our Site in The Dalles, Oregon.

The Position:

We are looking for a safety minded Heavy Equipment Operator to join the team at our Wasco County Landfill location in  The Dalles, OR . Landfill Compactor or Bulldozer experience would be a huge plus! 

Working Schedule will be Monday through Friday 6:30am to 5:00pm with occasional Saturdays as need be.

What we offer:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits.

  • 401K

  • Boot Allowance of $200.00 Per Year

  • Yearly Safty Bonus of up to $1,800

  • Uniforms and High Viability Safety gear provided



  • 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 6:30am-5:00pm with an occasional Saturday as needed, 45 hour work week.


  • 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 basic safety precautions.

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment is required.

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.

  • Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.

  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Basic knowledge of computer skills.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at . 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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