Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
When you drive for Waste Management, you join a team of the best drivers in the nation - professional, well trained, and skilled. Our drivers work hard and drive safe. They know they are valued front-line team members who are the key in making Waste Management number one in the industry. They are rewarded with competitive pay, great benefits, opportunity for growth, and they are home at night and on the weekends.
Safely operates a tractor trailer to perform assigned duties on designated routes.
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.
Operates vehicle in accordance with Occupational and Safety Health Act (OSHA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) requirements as well as all local, state and federal requirements and Company expectations for the Fleet; maintains a clean and safe vehicle.
Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle using utilizing standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report); notes all issues on DVIR form for corrective review/repair.
Immediately reports any unsafe situations or service calls to Route Manager or Dispatch before attempting service.
Participates and cooperates in all scheduled training, briefings, and meetings as required by Route Manager.
Works closely with Route Managers to improve route efficiencies and identify problem or unsafe accounts.
Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch, assisting other company drivers as directed.
Notifies Route Manager of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.
Notifies Dispatch or Route Manager of issues as prescribed by Service Machine protocol, including blocked containers, potential missed pick-ups or problems that arise on the route.
Communicates customer requests or issues to Dispatch or Route Manager.
Completely dumps all containers and leaves the customer's location clean and free of debris.
Completes and submits customer tickets when excess yardage must be removed.
Positions containers on the customer's property in a manner that ensures lids are properly replaced, containers are set in an upright position, and containers do not block driveway entrances or traffic.
Follows route assignments throughout the day and completes all documentation when checking-in at the end of the route.
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: High School Diploma preferred
Required: Commercial Drivers License A
Experience: 2+ years of experience operating a vehicle requiring a commercial driver's license (CDL)
MUST have experience operating a manual transmission tractor trailer, flatbed experience is a major plus, tractor trailer experience is required
Forklift operating experience is a major plus
The CDL is a requirement, therefore, an applicant must be 21 years of age.
Acceptable driving record required. Must be able to pass background, Motor Vehicle Record check and DOT physical/drug screening.
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.
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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.