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.
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.
I. Job Summary
Field Safety Leader position is responsible for the Training, Coaching and Development of CDL drivers and Technicians for a medium sized (100 employees) refuse hauling district. It includes but is not limited to, classroom oral presentations, on road observations, and one on one mentoring of WM safe driving practices, safe work rules and alike. Employee engagement and retention are critical factors and as such, the field safety leader is a stake holder in driving these metrics.
II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able 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, municipal, state, and federal laws.
• Perform, and Instruct pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned equipment and documents checks on standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report.).
• Instructs drivers on proper use of equipment, develops driver mentors.
• Immediately report any unsafe situations or conditions to Route Manager or District Manager.
• Participate, Develop and Present scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings required by Waste Management or Route Manager.
• Works closely with Route Managers to improve Safety metrics and identifies, develops and implements best practices.
• Performs On Road driving tests of potential new hires
• Performs ad-hoc On Road Observations and coaches drivers on opportunities.
• Performs Drive-Cam review and coaches drivers on findings
• Completes and maintains employee training documents.
• Develops and performs IAP (individual assessment plan) training with drivers that underperform in safety.
• Performs accident/Incident investigations.
• Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or District Manager in assisting site with safety metrics.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: (2yr) Associate degree preferred
Experience: 5 year(s) of relevant work experience operating a vehicle requiring a CDL or equivalent military driving within the last 7 years.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
Hold a current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an air brake endorsement.
The CDL is a requirement, therefore, an applicant must be 21 years of age.
Legally eligible to work in the United States.
Successfully complete pre-employment DOT drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Oral Presentation skills is highly desirable
Computer literate with excel, word & powerpoint.
Acceptable driving record required;
V. Work Environment
Listed 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 45 pounds frequently.
• Requires pushing, pulling, bending, twisting and lifting up to 45 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.
Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.
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.
Please apply now on the site below, or call 877.220.5627, to speak with a Waste Management recruiter today!
Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran