CDL Driver Trainer / Equipment Operator Trainer

Waste Management Sacramento , CA 94204

Posted 2 months ago

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. 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.

I. Job Summary

Travels to various Northern California-Nevada Market Area sites; develops and implements training for drivers and equipment operators; performs assessments to ensure adherence to driving standards. (There are several options for home office throughout the Market Area; city where new hire will be based out of is TBD.)

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Trains and coaches new and existing drivers and equipment operators on use of applicable tools, equipment, and in fundamental routing practices; transfers expertise to drivers and equipment operators.

  • Develops and delivers training to new and existing drivers on OSHA, DOT, and Waste Management policies and driving standards.

  • Trains and coaches the High Risk Employees / Repeaters Plan, ensuring aggressive, constructive intervention with employees immediately following first safety incident.

  • Re-trains after accidents, near misses, and/or negative observations.

  • Schedules and conducts Observation Behavior Assessments (OBA's) to evaluate driver and equipment operator knowledge, operating behaviors, and compliance with federal regulations.

  • Follows-up observations with constructive coaching and retraining when deficiencies are observed.

  • Conducts employee interviewing, testing, hiring and evaluation. Plans and conducts new employee orientation.

  • Investigates, reviews and controls implementation of safety regulations and company policies and procedure and monitors for compliance.

  • Assists investigations of accidents and emergency spills.

  • Other duties as assigned.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited)
  • Experience: 4 years of relevant work experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • CDL (Commercial Drivers License); Class A or Class B
  • The CDL is a requirement, therefore, an applicant must be 21 years of age

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • CDL Driving experience, driver training, and safety training

  • Desired: Equipment operator experience and equipment operator training or ability and willingness to be trained on operation and training

  • Must be willing and able to travel throughout the Northern California-Nevada Market Area

V. Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Normal setting for this job is office setting, outdoors, and/or on-route.


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.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click "Apply."

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CDL Driver Trainer / Equipment Operator Trainer

Waste Management