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Heavy Equipment Operator at Waste Connections US, Inc

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Boardman, Oregon

Job Description:

Job Title

Heavy Equipment Operator

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Boardman, Oregon

Job Description

Finley Buttes Landfill is currently hiring for a full time Heavy Equipment Operator to work out of our Site in The Boardman, Oregon.

As a member of our elite Finley Buttes Landfill team, you will feel like you’re a part of something bigger than yourself. Our team works together towards a common goal, making our landfill the best in the industry! Can you operate a massive Compactor, Bulldozer, Grader or a Backhoe? If the answer is Yes, then you’re who were looking for!

The Position:

We are looking for a  safety monded  Heavy Equipment Operator  to join the team at our Finley Buttes Landfill location in  Boardman, OR . Landfill Compactor or Bulldozer experience would be a huge plus!  We are looking for Experienced Yellow Iron Equipment Operators. Competitive pay!



  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, excavator and off road dump trucks. Compactor experience  preferred.

  • 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.


  • 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.

Thank you for considering Waste Connections for your next career opportunity!  We appreciate your interest and want you to take the next steps in completing our application process.

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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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