Transfer Station Heavy Equipment Operator

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Job Title Transfer Station Heavy Equipment Operator Primary Location St. Helens, Oregon Employee Type Employee Job Description
Hudsons Garbage, a Waste Connections company, is currently hiring for a Heavy Equipment Operator to work out of our facility in St. Helens Oregon. In this position you must have the ability to efficiently operate loader, excavator, Back Hoe, Yard Truck and Forklift.

This position is a full time, year round position that offers benefits, 401K and Paid time off.

The schedule will be Rotating weeks working 4X10 Shifts week 1 will be Mon/Tues/Fri/ Saturday 7am to 5:30Pm, Week 2 will be Monday-Thursday 7am to 5:30pm with occasional overtime. Starting Wage is $18.00/hour with an increase to $18.50 after 90 days of Employment and pending a positive performance review.

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  • Greeting, directing, discussing issues with, and educating customers of onsite rules and restrictions in a polite and courteous manner
  • Ability to efficiently operate loader, excavator, Back Hoe, Yard Truck and Forklift.
  • Directing and tracking incoming traffic and monitoring waste material flow
  • Monitoring and screening waste loads for prohibited or hazardous materials Immediate containment, cleanup, and necessary reporting of any hazardous or prohibited materials spilled at the facility
  • Assisting with waste stream analysis, site maintenance projects, data entry, or other work as directed
  • Following all appropriate safety guidelines and precautions, wearing required safety gear, and maintaining a neat and professional appearance at all times
  • Performs routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking oil, water, and tires.
  • Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies.
  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.


  • Ability to provide good customer service to the public.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment.
  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
  • Minimum 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Basic knowledge of computer skills.

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.

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)