Waste Connections, Inc Equipment Operator in Cohoes, New York

Job Title

Equipment Operator

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Cohoes, New York

Job Description

Join Waste Connections, Inc., and Connect with Your Future!

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) – We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in 39 states and 6 Canadian Provinces. Our 2015 annual revenue was 2.1 billion and are projected to be over 4 billion at the end of 2016. We, 15,000+ employees, foster a work culture of Servant Leadership. 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, always relying on our Operating Values as the foundation for our existence.

Waste Connections, Inc. has immediate openings for EQUIPMENT OPERATOR at our Landfill in Colonie, NY.

As our light equipment operator your daily tasks will include:

  • Spreading and compacting trash using a compactor

  • Spreading daily cover using a Dozer

  • Excavating soil using a excavator

  • Maintaining haul roads using a grader

  • Hauling soil

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Operate several pieces of light equipment through 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

  • Posses a satisfactory driving record

  • Have one year of previous experience operating light 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 (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans).

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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.