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 Heavy Equipment Operator - Rockford, Illinois, United States

   
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Posted by: Waste Connections, Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Utilities Oil, and Gas 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Service/Skilled - Warehouse
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: R-10279 / Latpro-3616524 
Date posted: May-25-2018
State, Zip: Illinois, 61101

Description

Job Title

Heavy Equipment Operator

Employee Type
Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Rockford, Illinois

Job Description

The Position:

We are looking for a high energy Heavy Equipment Operator to join the team at our Winnebago Landfill location in Rockford, IL. Water Truck Operation experience would be a huge plus! 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 1 year 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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