Residential Driver at Waste Connections, Inc
Posted in Transportation 30+ days ago.
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Location: Lacey, Washington
Job TitleResidential Driver
Requisition Primary LocationLacey, Washington
We are looking for a safety conscience Residential Driver to join the team at our location in Lacey, WA. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus !
This is a manual rearload garbage truck so this is a very physically demanding job.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred , but not required.
Ability to read route sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.
Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking fluids, safety equipment, and tires.
Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading, at times with no helpers.
Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.
Courteous interaction with our customers and perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 45 hour work week.
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 physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety precautions.
The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.
Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections.
Certification(s):Class B - Department of Transportation