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Waste Connections Equipment Operator in Somerset, Kentucky

Waste Connections of Kentucky is looking a safety conscious Heavy Equipment Operator to join the team at our location in Somerset, KY .

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, excavator and off road dump trucks. Compactor experience preferred , but not required.

  • Performs routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking oil, water, and tires.

  • 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.

  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, and every other Saturday.

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 hazards or physical risks, which require following all safety precautions.

  • Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.

  • Ability and experience to operate bull dozers, off road trucks, excavators, and wheel loaders

  • Willing to work 5 days per week plus a rotating Saturday shift.

  • Physically able and willing to dig dozer tracks daily.

  • Hours will be 40-44 per week.

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 and Connect with Your Future!

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

Waste Connections is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

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