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Front Load Garbage Truck Driver

Graham, Texas
Job Type
23 Sep 2022

Job Description:
Waste Connections of Graham is looking for a safety conscience CDL Route Driver to join the team in Graham, TX!

The ideal driver will have a self-motivated, go getting attitude, that is looking to excel and grow with our GROWING company!

Click HERE to view a "Day in the Life" of our Drivers.

Why work for Waste Connections?
  • Competitive Compensations
  • Safety Bonuses - Get rewarded for your safe habits
  • Yearly Boot Stipend - Get your boots covered
  • Benefits Plans - Keep yourself healthy
  • Matching 401(K) - Connect to your future

  • This position pays 18-19 dollars an hour working 48 to 52 hours a week. everything after 40 hours is paid overtime.

What we do: We provide trash and disposal services to the local community. You, a vital piece of the team, would be responsible for safely operating a Commercial CDL Truck delivering dumpster containers to customers, while providing the best service in the industry. This includes duties such:

  • Safely driving a Commercial CDL Truck into a variety of environments (Residential, Construction, Commercial, etc.).
  • Determine the best, convenient drop off location for dumpster, to avoid property damage.
  • Cautiously operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load Dumpster on/off truck.
  • Secure the Dumpster Load, cover appropriately and account for weight shift before departing
  • Ability to read route sheets and service each customer identified on the sheet or assigned by the dispatcher.
  • Perform daily pre and post trip inspections.
  • Interact courteously with your customers
  • Other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

What we work with: Trash is heavy! Sometimes we have machines aid our efforts. Other times we do not. And this is a service provided year round - Rain, snow or shine. Hot or cold. Be prepared to work in all environments, around heavy diesel equipment. Not to mention dirty ones. Plan for the following labor:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work with consistent walking; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 75 pounds. Exiting/exiting high set truck. Walking. Moderate noise level.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Exposure to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration.

At the end of the day, we go home knowing we leave a smiling customer!

Minimum Job Requirements
  • Must be at least 21 years of age with a satisfactory driving record.
  • Class A or B CDL
  • Approx. 48-55 hours a week, with overtime.
  • Physically comfortable with demands of the job

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)

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  • Job Reference: 719125809-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Waste Connections
  • Location: Graham, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent