Colorado Springs, Colorado
Waste Connections is looking for a safety conscience Local CDL Class B Refuse Route Driver to join our GROWING team in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
This position pays $18.50- $19 per hour depending on your experience - working 50-55 hours a week. Everything after 40 is paid overtime.
NOW WITH A $5,000 STAY ON BONUS!
This position is eligible for a safety bonus.
WHY YOU NEED TO JOIN US:
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred, but not required.
Ability to read route sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.
Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking fluids, safety equipment, and tires.
Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading, at times with no helpers.
Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.
Courteous interaction with our customers and perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
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 physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety precautions.
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:
Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.
Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.
Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections.
Ability to work Monday - Friday with some Saturdays. Approximately 50-55 hours a week with paid overtime.
To possibly be scheduled with a phone interview and speak with our virtual recruiter immediately, please follow this link:
To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at https://careers.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)