Location: 6160-Alexandria Hauling
Job TitleGeneral Laborer Helper
Requisition Primary LocationAlexandria, Louisiana
Who Are We?
WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) â" We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services. The Company serves more than 7 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across 41 states, the District of Columbia and 6 Canadian Provinces. Forbes Magazine voted Waste Connections as one of the Top 200 small & mid-cap Companies in Americaâ, 3 Years in a Row!
Why you need to join us!
- CULTURE: Â Itâs a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed All-stars know what they do is important.
- INTEGRITY: Our definition is âsaying what you will do and then doing it!â We keep our promises to our customers and our employees. Â Â Â
We are looking for a high energy Residential Driver to join the team at our Hauling location in Alexandria, LA. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus!Â
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
â¢Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred, but not required.
â¢Ability to read route sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.
â¢Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking fluids, safety equipment, and tires.
â¢Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading, at times with no helpers.
â¢Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.
â¢Courteous interaction with our customers and perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
â¢A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 50-55 hour work week.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
â¢Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
â¢Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Must follow safety precautions.
â¢The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
â¢2 years of experience preferred
â¢Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short 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)