Landfill Heavy Equipment Operator
About the Job
**Job Title** Landfill Heavy Equipment Operator **Employee Type** Employee **Requisition Primary Location** Alvarado, Texas **Job Description** Waste Connections, Inc. has an immediate opening for a HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR at our Turkey Creek Landfill in Alvarado, Texas. The schedule is Monday through Friday with alternating Saturdays. As our heavy equipment operator your daily tasks will include: + Spreading and compacting trash using a compactor + Spreading daily cover using a dozer and motor grader + Excavating soil using a excavator + Hauling soil The ideal candidate will be able to: + Operate several pieces of heavy equipment thru out the work day + Work in a fast paced, team environment + Work outdoors in all types of weather + Follow safe operating practices + Learn and use interpersonal skills relating to good customer service + Write and comprehend reports well enough to complete daily assignments + Candidates that meet our minimum job requirements must: + Possess a satisfactory driving record + Have 3 plus years of previous experience operating heavy equipment + Previous landfill experience a plus! 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 (M/F/D/V)_ **Job Requirements:** **Education:** **Language:** **Certification(s):** **Competencies:** **Responsibilities:** **Skills:** **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.