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Waste Connections Union Graveyard Driver in Portland, Oregon

Job TitleUnion Graveyard DriverPrimary LocationPortland, OregonEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

Arrow Sanitary, a Waste Connections Company is looking for a safety conscienceCommercial Front Load Driver to join the team in Portland Oregon. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus! This shift will Start at a 12AM start and will end when route is Completed, generally 9-11 hours/day. Very Competitive Wage!

Why Join Us?

• CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed all-stars know what they do is important.

• INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

• RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

What We Offer:

  • Union Position offering Union benefits

  • Pension Plan

  • Competitive Pay ($28.15/hr)

  • Yearly Boot Allowance of $300.00.

  • Yearly Safety Bonus of up to $1,750

  • Year round work with Overtime.

  • Paid Time off

  • Team Building Events

  • Food Trucks and BBQ’s

  • Annual Company Picnic

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ability to safely operate a Front Load 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:

  • 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 A or B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

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

  • Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre- and post-trip inspections.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

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