Waste Management Driver Port-o-Let in Pasadena, Texas

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.

When you drive for Waste Management, you join a team of the best drivers in the nation - professional, well trained, and skilled. Our drivers work hard and drive safe. They know they are valued front-line team members who are the key in making Waste Management number one in the industry. They are rewarded with competitive pay, great benefits, opportunity for growth, and they are home at night and on the weekends.

I. Job Summary

Port-O-Let Drivers operate heavy-duty vacuum trucks and are responsible for providing the delivery, pick-up, pumping and cleaning service of Portable Toilets, Sinks and Holding Tanks. Port-O-Let unit service includes pumping, cleaning, and re-supplying all assigned units. Driver will transport the material to a disposal facility when trucks reach legal load capacity. Driver navigates high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, lots, construction sites and areas with high public traffic. Due to special event contracts, a Portable Driver may at times be required to work all shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

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 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 blocked Port-O-Let’s, closed lots, streets, alleyways or potential safety hazards.
  • Communicates customer requests to Dispatch or Route Manager.
  • Ensures the number of units on the route reconciles to the service level listed on service list.
  • Identifies and reports all POL/ Sink/ Tank units in need of repair or replacement.
  • Completely pumps, cleans and re- supplies all Port-O-Let’s and leaves the customer’s location clean and free of debris.
  • Ensures all Port-O-Lets are properly placed and secured so that they do not block driveway entrances or traffic.
  • 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.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

None required.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: Not required.
  • Experience: 1 year of experience within the last 7 years operating a vehicle requiring a commercial driver's license (CDL) or military equivalent.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Current Class A or B Commercial Drivers License with an air brake and Tanker endorsement.
  • The CDL is a requirement, therefore, an applicant must be 21 years of age.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

  • Acceptable driving record required.
  • A secondary background check will be required in order to obtain access to the chemical plants.

Work Environment

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. and pushing or pulling up to __ pounds.
  • 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.

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.


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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Job: Driver

Title: Driver Port-o-Let

Location: Texas-Pasadena

Requisition ID: 16015007