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Heavy Equipment Operator III

Company: Waste Management
Location: Carson
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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.

Why Work at WM?

* Competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental and Vision
* Life insurance and Short Term Disability
* Stock Purchase Plan and company match on 401K
* Paid Time Off and paid Holidays
* Career growth opportunities
* Education Benefit and more!

You and your family can go back to school - and it's on us! Access WM's education benefit, Your Tomorrow, and see what's possible. Benefits-eligible team members can receive 100% tuition coverage for 135+ fully funded programs - including bachelor's degrees, high school completion, college prep, professional certificates and more. Plus WM will contribute toward 40+ master's programs! Even better, all required books and out-of-pocket fees for education programs are 100% reimbursable.

Don't forget, Your Tomorrow is also available for dependents. WM will pay 100% of the tuition for children ages 18 to 26 and spouses of benefits-eligible team members for more than 35 in-demand programs from high-quality schools and universities including undergraduate degrees, short-form technology and business certificate programs and high school completion. Students only pay for books. Ready to learn more? Get started today at wm.guildeducation.com!

I. Job Summary

Operates a wide variety of heavy equipment vehicles that perform the spreading and compaction of construction demolition, soil remediation, commercial and residential waste disposed at the post collection facilities or particular job sites.

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.

* Operates heavy equipments in compliance with the company operating safety policies and procedures.


* Conducts routine equipment inspections and preventative maintenance on equipment; maintains accurate records


* Moves and positions raw materials and finished components with use of material moving equipments.


* Follow appropriate standard operating procedures as guideline for operating and maintaining vehicle


* Performs other duties as assigned.


* Will be part of a team that will be required to move from job site to job site on an as needed basis.


* Will be required to perform some Environmental Technician duties as needed.



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: None required.


* Experience: Five (5) years of previous experience operating equipment.



B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

* TWIC Card or the ability to obtain one prior to starting.


* 40-Hour HAZWOPER Certification required or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of starting.
* Pre-assignment and/or pre-hire customer-specific drug and/or alcohol testing may be required by certain customer-contract requirements. Such testing may include urinalysis, oral swab, drug hair follicle testing and/or alcohol testing.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

* Ability to operate numerous soil excavation/remediation equipment.


* Ability to work within a cohesive team/unit



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.

* Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day;


* Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds occasionally;


* Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) occasionally;


* Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the work day;


* Normal setting for this job is: shop or field.



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