Commercial Route Driver
Company: Waste Connections
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: September 23, 2022
WASTE CONNECTIONS OF IOWA- DES MOINES IS NOW HIRING!!
We are looking for a safety conscience Commercial Route Driver to
join the team at our Hauling location in Des Moines, Iowa.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes
to collect solid waste. Waste experience preferred , but not
- 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 hour work week.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
- Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work;
heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50
- Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such
as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety
- 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 1 year 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.
Apply today and Connect with Your Future!
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision,
flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance,
Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity
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