Laborer/Maintenance Worker - WM Careers

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Landfill Laborer + the Leader in the Waste Industry = A Winning Team!

WHY SHOULD YOU APPLY? WE INVEST IN YOU!

We'll provide you with a competitive salary and a top-notch benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short- and Long-Term Disability. You can participate in our Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP), a fantastic company match on 401K, and more! You'll also receive Paid Vacation and Holidays.

Location and Hours: Azusa, CA

Work Environment : Landfill environment, working with materials such as construction and demolition materials and recycled tires. Must be able to run tire shredder and monitor conveyor for quality control and remove any items that cannot be placed into shredder, to include tires with rims that may weigh up to 100 lbs+. Laborers will rotate between the landfill, tire shredder, traffic control and water truck duties. Will be exposed to outside weather environments, dirt, odors, high levels of noise.

Responsibilities : Will be performing laborer tasks such as litter picking, cleaning, digging, moving objects, painting cleaning chutes, conveyors, greasing and maintaining equipment, empty trash cans, wipe down high touch surface areas, place and run pumps to remove excess water, clean rumble grates, wheel wash out, homeless encampment mitigation. Will also assist with Lube truck to help lube heavy equipment when needed. Direct traffic ensure visitors are wearing PPE while on premises. Will be required to wear respirator when running water truck within 100 feet of asbestos disposal site.

Preferred Skills: ability to walk for long periods of time up and down slopes, adaptable to change in work duties and environment, ability to follow instructions

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

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.) part of the workday;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 150 pounds occasionally.
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday; Works overtime as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned, including data entry and minor customer service responsibilities.
  • Approaches all encounters with employees, customers and vendors in a friendly, service-oriented manner.


Don't delay, Apply today!

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
Performs various tasks in a landfill including containing loose refuse to prevent scattering, and directing traffic at the landfill.

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.
  • Manually picks up windblown paper from periphery of landfill. Carries a large plastic trash bag and walks along the fenced border of the landfill, as well as on exterior land adjacent to the public property. Pulls paper from the fence and lifts loose paper from the ground, depositing refuse in bag until full.
  • Uses mobile vacuum to gather loose paper and refuse. Drives tractor pulling vacuum along the fenced border of the landfill, as well as on the exterior land adjacent to the public property. When destination is reached, parks and descends the tractor. Grasps the vacuum hose handle and guides to vacuum loose paper from the fence and ground. When the immediate area is vacuumed, ascends the tractor cab and drives forward. Parks and descends the cab, repeating the vacuum process as necessary. Repeats these steps, working around the outer edge of the landfill.
  • During the summer months, when traffic at landfill is extraordinarily heavy, the laborer is stationed at the landfill entrance in a chair to direct the traffic. Directs the flow of trucks. Communicates with the drivers verbally or by hand signals.
  • Lifts construction materials for projects related to site maintenance i.e., lumber, bags of concrete mix, hand tools, etc. Uses hand tools such as shovels, picks, axes and chain saws.
  • Manually separates metal, white goods, lumber and cardboard from trash on tipping floor at landfills with transfer station.

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/ Experience
  • Education: Not required.
  • Experience: No prior work experience required.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • Licenses as required by Local, State, Federal, Environmental and/or Health/Safety Regulatory agencies.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • None required.


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."

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