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GARDINER MINES NS B1H5K4
Category: Manufacturing
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Job code: lhw-e0-90673332

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Waste Connections, Inc

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Driver
**Job Title**
Driver
**Employee Type**
Employee
**Requisition Primary Location**
Maidstone, Ontario
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Job Description**


**Waste Connections of Canada.** The leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for an experienced **AZ/DZ DRIVER** **(swing)** to join our team in Windsor, ON. We are looking for an innovative, creative and proactive individual capable of creating and driving change.


**Position Summary:**


At Waste Connections of Canada we focus on SAFETY all day every day for our employees and our community. The Driver ensures safe operation of a truck, while driving and loading/unloading through densely populated residential areas.


**Essential Duties and Responsibilities:**


+ Ensure safe operation of a truck, while driving and loading.

+ Drive through residential areas for yard waste, recycling and organic waste pickup.

+ Ensure customer satisfaction through reliable service (e.g., arrive on schedule, pick-up all bins, clean up waste that falls out of bin when lifting, relock/reclose bins)

+ Resolve blocked access, if possible, (e.g., honk horn or call dispatcher/customer; take picture of vehicle blocking access, return for later pick-up if scheduled to be in area later).

+ Complete special pickups, as requested by Dispatcher

+ Drive to transfer station to weigh vehicle (weigh in and out, if not at PWS facility), obtain a ticket for weight of contents and enter weight into system on truck.

+ Unload contents by moving blade forward, using safe procedures; manually clean out debris trapped behind blade, and return blade to front of truck.

+ Review run sheet listing calls and identify any potential issues.

+ Sequence runs to optimize time (periodically), using a map.

+ Schedule time sensitive calls starting with outside bins without by-law restrictions, busy streets, or calls likely to be blocked later. Modify run to add new customers.

+ Provide run sheet to Dispatch to sequence run in TRUX.

+ At beginning of shift, complete a circle check of truck, review safety issues, tires, lights, fuel, check oil and coolant levels, etc.

+ At end of shift, fuel truck and complete post shift check of truck (e.g. turn air tanks and main battery off).

+ Document any concerns to be checked by mechanic and complete VCR.


**Requirements and Qualifications:**


+ Commercial drivers' license is required and must be maintained.

+ Proven record of safe driving performance. (Perfect Driving record)

+ Wxepeience driving different kinds of trucks (RO-DumpTruck-tractor trailer, side loader)

+ Able to start working at 6 am.

+ Capable to work up to 10 hours per day

+ Excellent spatial skills to position vehicle and bins effectively and drive accident free.

+ Effective communication skills to convey information to dispatcher and customers.

+ Knowledge of the area and traffic patterns in order to schedule a run or take a detour is a strong asset.

+ DZ - AZ experience


**Physical Demands and Work Environment:**


+ Physically demanding job

+ Physically mobile: able to climb in and out of truck to unlock/lock bins (or roll recycling containers) and to clean out truck after dumping contents.

+ Needs to climb in and out of truck at each customer site and roll bins weighing about 20 to 40 pounds (depends on contents e.g., cans vs paper) a few feet to truck and back.

+ Exposed to elements. Will need to be outside (exposed to heat/cold, rain) briefly but frequently throughout the day.

+ Both seated and standing driving a truck.


**What's In It for You?**


You will be joining a team environment and colleagues who embrace a "work hard, play harder" culture. Our compensation package is competitive, and comes with excellent benefits. You'll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more.


_Waste Connections of Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer._


_Candidates who require accommodations throughout the recruitment process should contact the Recruiting Department at 905 532 7561_


Job Type: Full-time


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**Who We Are**


Waste Connections Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.


**Our Opportunities**


BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You'll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


LET'S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

Bring your passion to succeed and you'll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you'll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.

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