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Sourcing Specialist - Drivers and Mechanics more...
Location:Spring (The Woodlands), TX
Company:Waste Connections, Inc.
First posted:June 14, 2017

Job Title

Sourcing Specialist - Drivers and Mechanics

Employee Type

Requisition Primary Location

The Woodlands, Texas

Job Description

Who are we?

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) - We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in 40 states, the District of Columbia and 6 Canadian Provinces. We, 15,000+ employees, foster a work culture of Servant Leadership. 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, always relying on our Operating Values as the foundation for our existence.

Waste Connections Sourcing Specialist for Drivers and Mechanics will:

  • Deliver high quality CDL Drivers & Mechanic candidates by utilizing strategic sourcing methodologies, business intelligence, internal and external networks, professional organizations, social media, branding initiatives, and technology tools in support of strategic business objectives in partnership with Recruiters and Hiring managers.
  • Provide and manage the full spectrum of recruitment sourcing services for the businesses that make up Waste Connections across North America.  
  • Maintain accurate, updated and compliant information in employment management systems.  
  • Through excellent service delivery and expert consultation, gain the trust and confidence of candidates, recruiters, hiring managers and HR
  • Exercise appropriate discretion in the expenditure of company resources related to the recruiting/sourcing process, ensuring the appropriate risk/benefit and/or return on investment is provided for expenditures. 
  • Tracks source of hire and agency spend
  • Builds relationships with key Technical Colleges, CDL Schools,  Military Installations and attend Career Fairs to establish our presence as an Employer of Choice
  • Seek to build internships programs in support of the business in particular for Mechanics and  CDL Sponsorships
  • Develops and markets our brand with  a targeted approach
  • Subject Matter Expert on Sourcing brings forward innovative techniques


  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree is required along with 7 years of experience in a recruiting or sourcing role either in a corporate or agency setting.  

  • Demonstrated capability in high-volume recruiting is required.  

  • Previous experience in developing Recruitment Programs (University Relations, Internships, D&I Initiatives, Military Recruitment Programs) is required.

  • Experience with social media recruiting methods, candidate pipelining, cold calling, RPO recruiting, marketing analytics and/or vendor management are preferred.  

  • Experience or training in Targeted Selection/Behavioral Interviewing is preferred.  

  • Experience with Workday or other similar Applicant Tracking Systems is required.  

  • Moderate to Advanced PowerPoint and Excel skills are highly desired.  

  • Strong analytical skills, demonstrated interpersonal skills, and the ability to work competently both individually and as a team member is required.  

  • Demonstrate ability to multitask, work in a fast-paced environment, and work with highly confidential information is required.  

  • Up to approximately 25% of travel time may be required.

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