Waste Management Green Team Technician in STERLING, Virginia

Title: Green Team Technician

Location: United States-Virginia-Sterling

Job Number: 18001402

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

Performs preventive maintenance inspection (PMI); troubleshoots, repairs, and rebuilds major components on vehicles and equipment. Ensures accurate diagnosis and effective repair and/or replacement of components. May provide guidance and training along with assisting other Technicians as directed by the Fleet Manager.

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.

  • Performs preventive maintenance inspections and ensures the timely and effective repair of any problems identified during an inspection.
  • Performs proficient inspection, diagnosis and moderately complex repair of assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Provides assistance, guidance and direction to other maintenance personnel.
  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
  • Estimates time and material costs on repairs and requisitions new parts.
  • Advises supervisor immediately if additional work is needed or if repairs cannot be completed within the Standard Repair Times (SRTs).
  • Inspects the quality of outside/supplier repairs and or rebuilds. Assesses structural damage and assigns needed repairs utilizing the most appropriate method(s).
  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles. Performs maintenance related work as required.
  • In the absence of supervision may provide maintenance supervisory duties.
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate/OSHA Standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Extensive Travel (minimum of 40 - 47 weeks per year)
  • Ability to work on night shifts, when business needs so require

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: High school diploma or G.E.D (accredited).
  • Experience: Four years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Required: Valid driver’s license, CDL license (or ability to obtain within ninety (90) days)
  • 3 or more ASE Certifications (or the equivalent) among the following:

  • Brakes (T4 ASE)

  • Drive Train (T3 ASE)
  • Heat/Vent/AC (T3 ASE)
  • Steering Suspension (T5 ASE)
  • Elec/Electronic (T6 ASE)
  • PMI (T8 ASE)
  • Diesel Engines (T2 ASE)
  • Natural Gas (F1 ASE)
  • Must also become certified in the following within three (3) weeks of hire): Hydraulics (WMI Class); Transmission (WMI Class), Heavy Equipment (WMI Class)

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Skill in operating tools equipment, parts and procedures utilized during the repair and servicing of vehicles and equipment, skill in repair of special purpose equipment, ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks, ability to diagnose defects in and repair a variety of equipment and vehicles, ability to utilize fleet maintenance software program, and knowledge of Total Tire Maintenance Program may be required.

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.

Normal setting for this job is: repair/maintenance shop.


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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Shift: Day

Overtime Status: Non-exempt

Job Field: Technician/Mechanic