Sr Project Manager - HazWaste - WM Careers

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.

I. Job Summary
Plans and directs all onsite or remote activities at highly complex client location(s) with revenues over $2MM, in relation to the storage, transportation and disposal of multiple hazardous and non-hazardous wastes and other related services following federal, state & local regulations. Manages and plans activities of onsite personnel or 3rd party contractors. Serves as liaison between client and vendors in relation to service issues and contract management. Maintains pre-established standards for safety and environmental issues. Identify regulatory, business, personnel concerns, develop and implement processes and solutions.

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.
  • Manage, measure, and track personnel daily responsibilities and activities. Coordinate team assignments, roles and responsibilities to ensure compliant and efficient completion of work responsibilities.
  • Promote culture of safety by ensuring site personnel are properly trained to perform assigned duties and comply with safety, environmental, federal, state and local regulations. Ensure that all team members maintain up to date certifications and training.
  • Coordinate logistics for transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous waste from client site including profiling, scheduling, manifesting and physically loading bulk and drum loads.
  • Consult with client to identify, design and implement cost saving opportunities and proposals.
  • Ensure compliance with Waste Management client and government regulations by reviewing necessary inspections and reporting. Identify areas of risk and develop and implement corrective actions. Resolve all issues in a timely manner.
  • Review and comprehend client and vendor financial obligations including invoicing, reporting and contracts. Enact changes and processes to maintain contractual compliance while optimizing EBIT.
  • May occasionally be required to perform labor-intensive activities (e.g., drum collection and bulking).

III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of supervisory employees. This includes:
  • Direct supervision of 3 - 5 full-time manager level employees.
  • Indirect supervision of 10 - 20 on-site employees and contractors.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) in job related field, or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and four (4) years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience: Five (5) years of relevant experience is required (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • 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
  • Profit and loss (budgeting)
  • Project management
  • Customer service and vendor management
  • An entrepreneurial skill set is highly valued with the ability to creatively achieve stretch goals and provide new services and value to existing customers.
  • Supervisory and team building skills
  • Creative problem solving and innovative thinker
  • Effective and concise communication
  • Adept decision making
  • Strategic thinking
  • Strong leadership and relationship building skills
  • Strong business acumen and financial knowledge
  • Self-motivated and directed with a keen sense of urgency to deliver results

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 up to 50 pounds most of the work day;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) most of the work day;
  • 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: indoor and outdoor with frequent visits to sites.

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.

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