Sort Line Lead

Job Title Sort Line Lead Primary Location Vancouver, Washington Employee Type Employee Job Description
Waste Connections in Vancouver, Washington is looking to hire a Sort line Lead. The rate of pay will be $18.50/HR Hours for this position will be Monday Thru Friday 1:00pm to 10:00pm.

The primary function would be to run and maintain the machine to produce optimum efficiency while also making adjustments on the fly as needed to ensure quality standards are met and maintained

May supervise part-time, temporary, or seasonal employees.

Operates MRF sorting equipment on sort line; conveyors, trommel, magnetic separators, eddy current separators, disc screens, air classifiers, etc. for the purposes of developing products for return to the WTE Facility and/or developing end products for secondary markets or re-use. Provides manual sorting and spot checking of all waste that enters the MRF. Monitors the filling and removal of product containers to storage areas or end processing (baling) areas and provides information to MRF Operators. Informs MRF Operators in regard to equipment operations by monitoring equipment; including listening, watching, observing vibrations, etc. Maintains and records.

A drug and alcohol screening, and a criminal background check are required after preliminary job offer and prior to employment

Knowledge of equipment operations. -Knowledge of industrial hazards and safety precautions related to working in the general proximity of stationary and mobile equipment. -Demonstrated skill in operating equipment and tools. -Ability to understand written and oral instructions; ability to communicate effectively; ability to observe proper safety precautions; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors, and the general public; ability to perform heavy manual tasks; and the ability to work independently

The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and talk or hear; use hands, feel, operate equipment, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. Employee is frequently required to stoop, crouch, crawl, kneel, balance and climb stairs and/or ladders. Employees is frequently required to work in cramped spaces and/or confined spaces as well as high areas and locations.

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.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

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