Waste Management Heavy Equipment Operator - Thorhild Landfill in Alberta, Canada

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

Starting Wage:$28.38/hour

Rotating shifts: 06:30 – 15:00 & 10:30 – 19:00 - alternating Saturdays 07:30 – 15:00. Subject to change based on waste receipt volumes.

I. Job Summary

Sets-up and operates a wide variety of equipment, and performs work per specifications.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Operates equipment in compliance with the company operating procedure.
  • Verifies that equipment is in working order, e.g., tooling, safety mechanisms.
  • Moves and positions raw materials and finished components with use of material moving equipment.
  • Performs daily maintenance and cleaning activities.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: None Required
  • Experience: Four years previous experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • A valid Class 3 or higher drivers license with air brake endorsement

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • None required.

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;\
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;
  • Normal setting for this job is: shop or field.

Benefits

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, company pension, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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Job: Labor General/Skilled/Trade

Title: Heavy Equipment Operator - Thorhild Landfill

Location: Canada-Alberta-Newbrook

Requisition ID: 17012971