Driver Trainer

Waste Management Trenton , NJ 08601

Posted 2 weeks 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.

Join our Waste Management team, the industry leader since 1971. 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. We offer opportunities in 48 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada.

Waste Management has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Driver Trainer to train the CDL drivers at our hauling sites throughout the Greater Mid Atlantic market area consisting of NJ, Eastern PA and DE. This is a great opportunity for a leader who has a valid CDL license with strong skills in training and development of less experienced CDL Drivers. The ideal candidate will be someone who has proven abilities in coaching, facilitating, training and mentoring professional drivers with a strong knowledge of various types of waste collection trucks: rear loaders, front end loaders, and roll offs.

I. Job Summary

Develops and implements training for drivers, and performs assessments to ensure adherence to driving standards.

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 on use of applicable tools, equipment, and in fundamental routing practices; transfers expertise to drivers.

  • 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 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 accidentts and emergency spills.

  • Travel will be required up to 50% of the time. The position will be base out of the hauling site in Trenton, NJ.

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.

  • Experience operating waste collection trucks

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Valid CDL (Commercial Drivers License). Class A or B with airbrake endorsement

  • The CDL is a requirement, therefore, an applicant must be 21 years of age.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Driving experience, driver training, and safety training

  • Ability to travel throughout the 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 and/or on-route.

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.

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

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.


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