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Waste Connections Automated Residential Driver in Shelton, Washington

Job TitleAutomated Residential DriverPrimary LocationShelton, WashingtonEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

The Position:

We are looking for asafety conscienceGarbage Truck Driverto join the team at our Hauling location inShelton, WA. Previous waste experience would be a hugeplus!

Essential Functions:

  • Performs complete pre-trip and post-trip inspections including, but not limited to, checking tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges and controls.

  • Drives heavy diesel truck along residential and commercial routes and to disposal area(s).

  • Climbs into and out of truck at customer locations and disposal area(s) when necessary.

  • Operates hand hydraulic controls to cycle compactor and dispose of collected material at the designated facility.

  • Courteously interacts with customers, dispatchers, and supervisors.

  • Reads and maintains, in sequential order, tablet, follows map and services each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by dispatcher and/or supervisor.

  • Completes required route/productivity sheets, Vehicle Condition Reports (VCRs) and other forms.

  • Performs driver check-in procedures upon returning to the facility at the end of the day Follows all safety policies and procedures as well as attend weekly safety meetings.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Equivalent of high school diploma or GED certification

  • Valid Class A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement

  • Must meet Waste Connections Driver MVR Qualification Standards.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older.

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen, background and motor vehicle records check and Department of Transportation Physical.

  • Must be able to work early morning shift starting at 6:00 a.m.

  • Must be able to read and fill out necessary paperwork completely.

  • Communicate clearly to customers, dispatcher, and supervisors.

Physical/Mental Demands

Job incumbents must be able to:

  • Work over 40 hours a week and up to 60 hours a week.

  • Push/pull containers weighing up to 300 pounds occasionally throughout the workday.

  • Climb into and out of truck up to 150 – 300 times throughout the workday when needed.

  • Driver must be able to read and understand a map, complete a daily driver log as well as pre and post trip truck inspections.

Work Environment:

  • Work independently while driving refuse truck on route

  • Routes must be completed daily in all weather extremes including extreme hot or cold, wet or dry conditions

  • Work hours will vary by route.

  • Truck may or may not have air conditioning

  • Constant exposure to unpleasant sights and smells

Apply todayand Connect with Your Future atwww.wasteconnections.com!

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)