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Waste Management

Driver MRF Recycling Yard

Waste Management




Grand Junction, Colorado, United States

As an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

I. Job Summary
Safely operates a heavy-duty truck to perform assigned duties on MRF recycling routes.

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 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 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 Supervisor or Dispatch before attempting service.
  • Participates and cooperates in all scheduled training, briefings, and meetings as required by the company.
  • Complies with all policies and procedures set in place by Waste Management.
  • Performs all duties as scheduled by supervisor or Dispatch, assisting other company drivers as directed.
  • Notifies supervisors of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.
  • Follow assignments throughout the day and completes all documentation when checking-in at the end of the shift.
  • Managing and monitoring equipment in the yard to include moving trailers as needed.
  • Performing trailer safety checks including, but not limited to, sliding tandem axles (if required).
  • Red Tag defective equipment and update dispatch or managers of repairs that are needed.
  • Assist maintenance with repairs as deemed necessary.
  • Follow best management practices for housekeeping.
  • Update and maintain daily asset log for outbound and inbound equipment; relay any changes or updates to dispatch and managers.

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: Six (6) months of previous relevant work experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Required: Commercial Driver’s License A (CDL).
  • The CDL is required, therefore, an applicant must be 18 years of age.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Acceptable driving record required.

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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