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Waste Management CDL Truck Driver Apprentice , Residential - Louisburg in TOPEKA, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12020959

I. Job SummaryIn tandem with a seasoned WM Driver and/or WM Driver Trainer, after receiving their Commercial Driving Permit, the Driver Apprentice will complete the required training to safely operate a commercial motor vehicle providing service to customers in their respective Line of Business (LOB). The Driver Apprentice will continue in this role until they complete all training requirements.II. Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. While in training, the following skills will be taught and the trainee must be able to demonstrate proficiency prior to moving to the next driver level:




After obtaining their Commercial Driving Permit, partners with a WM Driver and/or WM Driver Trainer to train on the proper way to operate a commercial refuse / recycling vehicle:




+ Operates vehicle in accordance with Waste Management Safety and Life Critical Rules, OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws.


+ Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report).


+ Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service related issues to Route Manager or Dispatch.


+ Attends and participates in all scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings as required by Waste Management or directed by the Route Manager.


+ Works closely with Route Manager to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices.


+ Notifies Route Manager of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.


+ Notifies Route Manager or Dispatch of service interruptions including closed or impassable streets or alleyways, receptacles too heavy to service or potential safety hazards.


+ Communicates customer requests to Dispatch or Route Manager.


+ Completely dumps all receptacles and leaves the customer’s location clean and free of debris.


+ Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and check out process.


+ Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.


Performs as an on route Helper while obtaining their Commercial Driving Permit and completing the training to be a WM Driver:






+ Works in accordance with Waste Management Safety and Life Critical Rules, OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws.


+ Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service related issues to Route Manager or Dispatch.


+ Attends and participates in all scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings as required by Waste Management or directed by the Route Manager.


+ Manually or mechanically load and empty residential and/or commercial containers into truck.


+ Containers maybe staged curbside, dockside, carryout, or require pullout to complete service.


+ Operates hoisting device to lift and empty bins or containers into truck hopper.


+ Assists driver with all backing maneuvers while on route.


+ Notifies Route Manager of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.


+ Notifies Route Manager or Dispatch of service interruptions including closed or impassable streets or alleyways, receptacles too heavy to service or potential safety hazards.


+ Communicates customer requests to Dispatch or Route Manager


+ Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.




III. Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory duties.

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