Heavy Equipment Operator

Job Title

Heavy Equipment Operator

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Avondale, Louisiana

Job Description

Waste Connections, Inc. has immediate openings for HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATOR in Jefferson Parish Landfill, Avondale, LA.

A typical schedule is Monday Friday. Average workweek is 40-45 Hours. May work weekends if needed.

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability.  We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to Connect with Your Future.

Who Are We?

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) is not only the best waste services company in North America, it is also an amazing place to realize your potential, make decisions, have your voice heard, and partner with extremely hard working and passionate people! We seek servant leaders, mentors, top performers, and fun people. At Waste Connections, we value each individuals unique background, experience, and passion to make us a great place to work.
Why You Need to Join Us!
CULTURE: Its a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed all-stars know what they do is important.

INTEGRITY: Our definition is saying what you will do and then doing it! We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

Do not stop by or call our local office. 

Please apply online at www.wasteconnections.com

If you have any problems filling out the application call Pete Carreon at 832-510-5681.

As our heavy equipment operator your daily tasks will include:

  • Spreading and compacting trash using a compactor
  • Spreading daily cover using a Dozer and scraper
  • Excavating soil using a excavator
  • Hauling soil

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Operate several pieces of heavy equipment thru out the work day
  • Work in a fast paced, team environment
  • Work outdoors in all types of weather
  • Follow safe operating practices
  • Learn and use interpersonal skills relating to good customer service
  • Write and comprehend reports well enough to complete daily assignments
  • Candidates that meet our minimum job requirements must:
  • Posses a satisfactory driving record
  • Have five years of previous experience operating heavy equipment

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

Job Requirements:







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