Waste Connections, Inc., Oak Ridge Tennessee

Job Title
Driver Employee Type Employee
Requisition Primary Location
Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Job Description

We are looking for self motivated, hard working individuals that want to pursue a career in the waste industry at our location in Oak Ridge, TN. CDL and trash experience is preferred; however, not required. Candidate must be willing to acquire his/her Class B CDL within the first 60 days of employment and will be reimbursed by the company after successfully completing 90 days of service.


Ability to safely operate a garbage truck on specified routes to collect solid waste.
  • Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking fluids, safety equipment, and tires.
  • Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading, at times with no helpers.
  • Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of trash at designated facilities.
  • Courteous interaction with our customers and the ability to provide excellent customer service at all times
  • A typical schedule for this position is Monday-Friday, with an occasional Saturday as needed.

Minimum Requirements

Basic Knowledge of truck components in order to complete pre and post trip instructions

DOT F-Stamp Endorsement

The ability to acquire a CDL Class B (with air brake endorsement) within 60 days.

  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement as a minimum.
  • 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.


Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
  • Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts. Which require following basic safety precautions.
  • The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.


Competitive wageplus overtime
  • Performance-based career growth potential
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance plans
  • Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)
  • 401(k) with a generous company match
  • Flexible Spending Account

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