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Waste Connections, Inc Heavy Equipment Operator in Fountain, Colorado

Job Title

Heavy Equipment Operator

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Fountain, Colorado

Job Description

Waste Connections has an immediate opening for HEAVY E QUIPMENT OPERATOR at our Fountain Landfill in Fountain, CO .

As our equipment operator your daily tasks will include:

  • Spreading and compacting trash using a compactor

  • Spreading daily cover using a Dozer

  • Excavating soil using a excavator

  • Maintaining haul roads using a grader

  • Hauling soil

The ideal candidate will be able to:

  • Operate several pieces of light equipment throughout 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

  • Possess a satisfactory driving record

  • Have one year of previous experience operating light equipment

  • Previous landfill experience a plus BUT not required!

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at 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)

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Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities


People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.