Why work for Waste Management?
STABILITY. GREAT PAY. ADVANCEMENT.
When you drive for WM, you join a team of the best drivers in the nation - professional, well trained, and skilled. Our drivers work hard and drive safe. You'll be rewarded with:
+ Competitive Pay
+ $2,500 Sign on Bonus
+ Be home every night and weekend
+ Industry-leading health insurance
+ Yearly boot allowance, uniforms, safety vests and protective eye wear
+ Paid vacation after 90 days
+ Two weeks of off-site professional training
+ 401(K) + company match
+ Employee Stock Purchase Program
+ Employee Discount programs
+ An opportunity to work with an empowering workforce and career advancement
About the Job As a Commercial Driver, you'll operate heavy-duty trucks with front or rear end load lift attachment. You'll be responsible for providing the pick-up service of containers filled with waste or recyclable material. Containers may weigh in excess of 1,000 pounds and at times require drivers to maneuver wheeled containers to a pick-up stage area. You'll transport the material to a disposal, transfer or recycle facility when trucks reach legal load capacity. You'll navigate high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, and lots. Highly skilled backing maneuvers are essential to successfully perform this job.
Take a glimpse into the day-to-day of a WM Driver:
What Does It Take to be a Driver? Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.
+ Must have at least 1 year of experience operating a vehicle requiring a CDL or equivalent military driving within the last 7 years
+ Must be at least 21 years of age
+ Hold a current Class A or B Commercial Driver's License with an air-brake endorsement.
+ Legally eligible to work in the United States.
Job Fundamentals To be successfully as a Commercial Driver, you'll be expected to perform the following tasks:
+ Operates vehicle in accordance with Waste Management Safety and Life Critical Rules, OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws.
+ Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report).
+ Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service related issues to Route Manager or Dispatch.
+ Attend and participate in all training programs, briefings, and meetings as required by WM or by your Route Manager.
+ Partner closely with Route Manager to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices.
+ Notify the Route Manager of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.
+ Notify the Route Manager or Dispatch of service interruptions, including blocked containers, closed lots, streets, alleyways or potential safety hazards.
+ Communicate customer requests to Dispatch or Route Manager.
+ Identify and report all containers in need of repair or replacement.
+ Ensures the number of containers on the route reconciles to the service level listed on service list.
+ Completely dumps all containers and leaves the customer’s location clean and free of debris.
+ Completes and submits customer tickets as required when excessive yardage must be removed.
+ Position and return containers on the customer’s property in a manner that ensures lids are properly replaced. enclosure doors are closed and secured, and containers do not block driveway entrances or traffic.
+ Follow route assignments and complete end of day documentation/check out process.
+ Perform duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.
Work Environment Below are key points regarding the physical requirements, and work environment of the job. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
+ Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity.
+ Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than 50 pounds frequently.
+ Requires pushing, pulling, bending, twisting and lifting up to 100 lbs.
+ Normal setting for this job is outdoors and/or driving a video/GPS monitored vehicle.
+ Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday.
About our Benefits At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.
Waste Management (WM) is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects. With over 41,000 proud employees, Waste Management has the largest trucking fleet in the waste industry - over 18,000 trucks, and leads in CNG advancement with the largest fleet of class 8 Natural Gas Vehicles in North America.
Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.