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Driver Helper

Company: Waste Connections
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title Driver Helper Primary Location Vancouver, Washington Employee Type Employee Job Description Waste Connections is looking to hire a Driver Helper to join our team in Vancouver, WA. This is a physically demanding job where you will be working outside in all weather conditions. Schedule is Monday - Friday 5:30am to 3:30pm with Occasional Overtime, Saturdays as needed. This is a union position starting at $20.11/HR and will Increase to $22.71/HR when you obtain a CDL license and are assigned a route. We will help train you to Obtain your CDL. You will be eligible for union benefits and pension plan as well. Click on the following link to chat with a Virtual assistant about this opportunity: DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Ability to safely operate a 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. A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed, 45-50 hour work week. WHAT WE OFFER: Union Benefits Boot Voucher of up to $450.00 a Year Yearly Safety Bonus of up to $1,750 Company uniforms, High Visibility PPE gear and Safety gear. 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 conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS: Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum. Or the ability to obtain one. Ability to obtain a CDL permit before starting day 1 of employment. Clean Driving Record. High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Basic knowledge of truck components in order to complete DOT pre- and post-trip inspections. To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at . 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) Date posted: 04/27/2021

Keywords: Waste Connections, Vancouver , Driver Helper, Professions , Vancouver, Washington

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