Waste Connections, Inc Equipment Operator in Vancouver, Washington

Job Title

Equipment Operator

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Vancouver, Washington

Job Description


Waste Connections has an immediate opening for a Heavy Equipment Operator at our Transfer Station in Vancouver, WA. In this position you will be operating the front end loaders, Mini Excavator, yard goat, but may also be asked to run skid steer, forklifts as well as tractor trailers around the yard. On top of operating equipment you will also work with the public and assist with cleaning and labor duties. Rate of pay is $17.00 with a 90 day increase.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Operating heavy equipment such as front-end loaders, forklifts, and other medium to heavy equipment in accordance with all OSHA, state and federal requirements

  • Regularly inspecting equipment, and performing minor repairs and maintenance as required

  • Safety of vehicle, equipment, and load Moving waste from the Transfer Site collection area to transfer trailer in preparation for transport to the Landfill

  • Ensuring all customer interactions by Operator are polite and courteous; may be required to greet, direct, discuss issues, and educate customers of onsite rules and restrictions

  • Following all appropriate safety guidelines and precautions, wearing required safety gear, and maintaining a neat and professional appearance at all times

  • Performing other duties as assigned.

Minimum Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • 2 years heavy equipment operating experience

  • Good customer service skills

  • Good time management skills to ensure assigned responsibilities are completed in a timely matter

  • Good follow through ability; ability to adhere to work schedule and follows through on challenges as they arise.

  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules set forth; promotes the Company’s safety standards; does not take inappropriate risks.

Job Requirements:







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.


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


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.


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.