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Residential Driver

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Job Details
Job Order Number
2560800
Company Name
Waste Management
Physical Address
395 9TH, PO BOX 969
Vernon, AL 35592
Job Description

Residential Drivers operate heavy-duty trucks and are responsible for the collection of residential household waste or recyclable material. Driver will transport the material to a disposal, transfer or recycle facility when trucks reach legal load capacity. Driver safely maneuvers vehicle in residential environments. Navigates high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, and lots.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the following tasks.
•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.
Listed 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.
•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.
•Normal setting for this job is outdoors and/or driving a video/GPS monitored vehicle.
•Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday.


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