Residential Rear-Load Driver - Oak Ridge
Waste Connections - Oak Ridge, TN

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Join Waste Connections, Inc., and Connect with Your Future!

Voted one of the top 200 small and mid-cap companies in America by Forbes Magazine three years in a row. Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) is growing throughout the United States. Our range of services include solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling to approximately 2 million commercial, industrial and residential customers in 31 states.

We have an immediate position available for a Residential Rear-Load Driver to support local routes at our site in OAK RIDGE, TN . Drivers interested in secure, steady employment in a family atmosphere are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities:
  • Performs complete pre-trip inspection including, but not limited to, checking tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges and controls.
  • Drives heavy diesel truck to and from customer locations and disposal area(s).
  • Moves waste bin to position accessible by truck and closes all enclosure gates, as necessary.
  • Operates hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse, operate compactor and dispose of collected material at the designated facility.
  • Cleans waste from the packer blade and truck body on each landfill or transfer station run.
  • Courteous interaction with customers, dispatchers and supervisors.
  • Cleans up the area around accidental waste spills.
  • Reads route sheets to determine day’s schedule and services each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by dispatcher or supervisor.
  • Completes required route/productivity sheets, Vehicle Condition Reports (VCRs) and other forms.
  • Performs all driver check-in procedures upon returning to the facility at the end of the day.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Requirements:
  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement
  • As verified by a current MVR/driver abstract, must meet all qualifications as defined under DOT regulation 49 CFR 383.51
  • Equivalent of high school diploma or G.E.D. certification
  • Two years commercial truck driving experience.
  • Have knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre-and post-trip inspections
  • Possess a clean safety and driving record
  • Be able to learn and use interpersonal skills relating to good customer service
  • Be able to lift 50 pounds.
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V).

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