Waste Management Centrifuge Operator II - Experience with Dewatering Equipment in Lufkin, Texas

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. JOB SUMMARY: The Centrifuge Operator II is primarily responsible for operating, directing and managing shift operations of Thermal Desorption Technology, Centrifuge Technology, and/or chemical treatment including Health Safety and Environmental, Production and leading and training operators. This position will also require maintaining process equipment and technical support for multiple locations. This person will be required to safely operate Thermal Desorption Technology, Centrifuge Technology and/or chemical treatment


Assist in the operation of industrial waste treatment equipment or power tools as directed and in accordance with established company and client’s facility rules. Hooks up and breaks down hoses using proper tools when directed by Operator or Project Manager. Cleans up work area and equipment after work is complete. Manually cleans, installs, fits, repairs valves, caps, hoses, pumps, gaskets and all other external and internal equipment on projects Understanding of equipment maintenance and ability to perform maintenance. Maintains good housekeeping and cleanliness in the cleaning areas. Reports complaints, rejections or safety issues to management. Checks equipment at the start of each shift performs other duties as required. Assist in maintaining safe and clean work place. Assists in the inspection of equipment, hoses, connections, pumps, and general work area prior to starting any job. Informs supervisor of deficiencies which may cause accidents, injuries, or lost productivity. Wears the personal protective equipment prescribed by posted signs, written instructions, and work permits. Also, wears additional protective equipment specified by his/her supervisor or clients Safety Department. Promotes safety through own actions and work habits. Reports all accidents and near misses, involving self, company vehicles, or other job personnel to his/her supervisor immediately.

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

Travel and Shift Schedule

Must be willing to work a Rotating Shift 14 days on 7 days off Available to Travel 100%


One year of experience with dewatering operations (in addition to education requirement).


High School Diploma or GED (accredited).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements:

TWIC card Preferred Must pass a pre-employment physical. Must have access to a telephone. Is willing and able to work overtime, shift work, rotating schedules, irregular hours, nights, weekends, and/or holidays as business needs may require Compliance with Drug and with Background checking policy Valid Driver’s License Required Compliance with physical requirements OSHA Hazardous Material training a plus Basic Plus Safety Training Preferred


Develops a basic working knowledge of all services provided by the company Reading, writing and comprehending in English Basic math skills Operator is responsible for opening and maintaining industrial waste treatment equipment at the job site and all required functions associated with waste water treatment equipment provided by the company. Attention to detail Ability to follow procedures Safe driving with a valid driver’s license

WORKING 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

Is willing and able to work overtime, shift work, rotating schedules, irregular hours, nights, weekends, and/or holidays as business needs may require 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 heavier than 50 pounds frequently; Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) frequently; Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements frequently

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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