Lead Equipment Operator at Waste Connections US, Inc

Posted in Construction 2 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Austin, Texas





Job Description:

Job Title


Lead Equipment Operator

Employee Type


Employee

Requisition Primary Location


Austin, Texas

Job Description

We are hiring for a Lead Equipment Operator for our facility in Travis County.  This position will serve as a team lead and operate our Dozers, Forklifts, loader or baler, also along with trucks and smaller equipment at our solid waste landfill. 

On top of competitive pay we offer family benefits, 401k, vacation, and year round OT

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, motor grader, scraper. 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.

  • Littler pick-up

  • 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, 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 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.

 MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:


  • 5 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Basic knowledge of computer skills.

Apply today and Connect with Your Future!

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans).

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