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 Lift Operator - Portland, Oregon, 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-28141 / Latpro-3743784 
Date posted: Jun-13-2020
State, Zip: Oregon, 97201

Description

Location: 2048-NWCS Portland

Job Title

Lift Operator

Employee Type
Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Portland, Oregon

Job Description

Who Are We?

WASTE CONNECTIONS, (NYSE: WCN) is not only the best waste services company in North America, it is also an amazing place to realize your potential, make decisions, have your voice heard, and partner with extremely hard working and passionate people! We seek servant leaders, mentors, top performers, and fun people. At Waste Connections, we value each individualâs unique background, experience, and passion to make us a great place to work.

Why you need to join us!
⢠CULTURE: 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.
⢠RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

Northwest Container, a Waste Connections Company, is currently looking for a full time equipment operator to work in our rail yard in North Portland, OR.

The shift will be Monday - Friday, 7AM â" 4PM

The Position:

We are looking for a safety conscience Lift Operator to join our rail yard in Portland, OR.

Responsibilities:

  • Operate container lifts to load and unload train
  • Lubing and maintaining heavy equipment
  • Data Entry and Record Keeping
  • Successfully learn the terminal management system
  • Direct trucks and assist in yard logistics
  • Check in Trains and rail cars
  • Lock and unlock containers on the rail line
  • Operate  fork lifts, trucks and other small pieces of equipment
  • Work on your feet outside throughout your shift
  • Assist in cleaning and maintaining equipment as-needed 
  • 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
  • Remove, and replace tarps from open top containers

Requirements:

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Experience operating fork lifts and other heavy equipment required
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Basic knowledge of shipping and receiving
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to stand throughout an 8-hour shift
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to lift up to 75lbs ,climb, bend, and stoop to inspect containers.
  • Excellent organizational skills

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

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/Veteran)



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