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Heavy Equipment Operator at Waste Connections US, Inc in Blaine, Minnesota

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title

Heavy Equipment Operator

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Blaine, Minnesota

Job Description

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

~Waste Connections, Inc hires safety driven people!~

Our Blaine Transfer Station located in Blaine, MN has an immediate opening for a Heavy Equipment Operator!

The successful candidate should have experience operating; skid loader, or front end loaders.

Operators must be capable of performing pre-trip and post-trip safety inspections on equipment and ensure proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.

Operators must also be capable of operating in a fast paced environment and during all types of weather conditions. Shifts can start as early as 5:30am and may last 12 hours or more.

All transfer station employees are expected to promote continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices and perform miscellaneous job functions to promote the overall success of the site.


  • Ability to operate heavy equipment

  • Preferably 2 years heavy equipment experience but willing to train the right candidate

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

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


  • Work involves almost constant exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, and/or loud noises.

  • 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

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)

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