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Landfill Technician

Company: Waste Management
Location: Chaffee
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/VeteranWaste 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 SummaryProperly disposes of solid waste materials at landfill site.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 such as bulldozer, front-end loader, and compactor, to excavate landfill site, transport solid waste materials, and to spread and compact layers of waste and earth cover.
  • Directs incoming vehicles to dumping area.
  • Examines cargo to prohibit disposal of caustic waste, according to government regulations.
  • Sprays poisons and other specified chemicals over waste material to control disease carrying pests.
  • Drives truck to distribute oil or water over landfill to control dust.
  • Weighs vehicles entering and leaving site and collects dumping fees. III. - Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory duties.IV. - QualificationsThe requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job. -A. - Education and Experience
    • Education: High School Diploma or GED (accredited)
    • Experience: No prior work experience required. (A minimum age requirement of 21 years is required for CDL Driving positions that accept hazardous waste.) B. - Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
      • None required. C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
        • None required. V. - Work EnvironmentListed below are key points regarding the physical requirements, and work environment of the job. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
          • Normal setting for this job is outdoors and/or driving a video/GPS monitored vehicle.Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity.
          • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than _ pounds frequently. - -
          • Requires pushing, pulling, bending, twisting and lifting up to _ lbs.
          • Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday. Note: - The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here. -BenefitsAt 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 Pension, 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."

Keywords: Waste Management, Buffalo , Landfill Technician, Professions , Chaffee, New York

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