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Driver - Oak Ridge, TN #5577179


Company: Waste Connections, Inc

Date: 10/11/2018

Category: Automotive and Parts Manufacturing

City: Oak Ridge, TN

Job Title


Driver


Employee Type


Employee


Requisition Primary Location


Oak Ridge, Tennessee


Job Description


We are looking for self motivated, hard working individuals that want to pursue a career in the waste industry. CDL and trash experience is preferred; however, not required. Candidate must be willing to acquire his/her Class B CDL within the first 6 months of employment.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste.


  • 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 the ability to provide excellent customer service at all times


  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed.

Minimum Requirements


Basic Knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre and post trip instructions


DOT F-Stamp Endorsement


The ability to acquire a CDL Class B (with air brake endorsement) within 60 days.


Preferred


  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.


  • 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

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.

COMPENSATION:


Competitive wage plus overtime


  • Performance-based career growth potential


  • Medical, dental, vision insurance plans


  • Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)


  • 401(k) with a generous company match


  • Flexible Spending Account

Apply today at www.wasteconnections.com and Connect with Your Future


Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)


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Who We Are


Waste Connections 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.


OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US


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


BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN


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.


LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER


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.


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