Waste Management Heavy Equipment Operator - Sulphur, LA - $2000 Special Bonus in Sulphur, Louisiana

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

Operates a wide variety of heavy equipment vehicles that perform the spreading and compaction of construction demolition, soil remediation, commercial and hazardous waste disposed at the post collection facilities or particular job sites.

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 heavy equipment in compliance with the company operating safety policies and procedures.

  • Conducts routine equipment inspections and preventative maintenance on equipment; maintains accurate records

  • Moves and positions raw materials and finished components with use of material moving equipment.

  • Follow appropriate standard operating procedures as guideline for operating and maintaining vehicle

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Will be part of a team that will be required to move from department to department on an as needed basis.

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: Not required.

  • Experience: Six (6) year(s) of relevant work experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Driver License

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Ability to operate numerous soil excavation/remediation equipment.

  • Ability to work within a cohesive team/unit

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 less than 30 pounds occasionally;

  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) occasionally;

  • 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: shop or field.

  • Maintain a safe work environment. This includes responsibility for cleaning the work station, reporting defective equipment, storing and handling equipment or materials properly, and participating in company training.

  • VI. RCRA Required Training (OJT will be provided)

  • New Employee Orientation (1 time)

  • Basic Fire Fighting

  • Emergency SIMLT/EVAC Drills

  • Contingency Plan

  • Personal Protective Equipment

  • Waste Analysis Plan

  • First Aid *

  • CPR

  • Casualty Control

  • Spill Response

  • Safety Shoes

  • Safety Glasses

  • Fire Protection Plan

  • Environmental Compliance

  • RCRA Inspections

  • Incident Reporting

  • Trans of DOT Haz Material *

  • DOT Classification/Haz Mat Table *

  • DOT Hazardous Material Security Training*

VII. ADDITIONAL TRAINING (OJT will be provided):

  • Hazard Communication

  • Hearing Conservation

  • Heat & Cold Stress Training

  • Lockout/Tagout

  • Linebreaking

  • Confined Space Entry

  • Blood Born Pathogens

  • CWM Safety Policies

  • OSHA 24 Hour (1 time)

  • OSHA 8 Hour Refresher

  • Stormwater Pollution Prevention

  • Confined Space/Emergency Response Drill

VIII. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required


  • Responsible person.

  • Good work attendance record.

  • Understanding of facility functions.


  • Basic mechanical knowledge.

  • Basic reading and writing.

  • Good communications with other personnel.

  • Knowledge of computers.


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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I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.