Waste Connections, Inc Residential Route Driver, Bridgeton, MO in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Title

Residential Route Driver, Bridgeton, MO

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Bridgeton, Missouri

Job Description

WANTED!

-Talented and Waste Experienced Residential Route Driver Minimum of a Class B CDL is required!

The Position:

We are looking for a safety conscience Residential Route D river to join our Bridgeton, MO team. Previous waste experience is required for this position! The position will be responsible for driving a garbage truck on specified routes to mechanically and manually collect solid waste and transport it to appropriate disposal sites.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste. Waste experience is 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.

  • 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.

  • The schedule for this position will fluctuate with a start time of 3am-6am with an expected 10-12 hour shift Monday-Saturday. This position will average approximately 50-55 hours per week.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

  • 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 B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.

  • Minimum 2 years route driving experience in a commercial vehicle.

  • Minimum 1 year waste industry experience is preffered

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

  • Ability to at times perform heavy lifting, pushing or pulling objects over 50 pounds, bending and stooping. 

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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

Job Requirements:

Education:

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Certification(s):

Class B Commercial Drivers License with Air Brakes Endorsement - Department of Transportation

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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.