District Manager I - Hazardous Waste (Gardena, CA)
Location:
Posted:
October 22, 2016
Reference:
16015109
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
Manages the day-to-day operations of a single site or multiple sites, and establishes and maintains performance and productivity metrics and cost management processes.

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.
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the District, and provides daily support to managers in ensuring quality and budget performance.
  • Monitors budget and operating metrics while diagnosing and improving processes, procedures, and performance.
  • Executes the Market's strategic capital budget, ensuring effective use of the budget through asset allocation; ensures appropriate spare ratios and asset disposal.
  • Executes necessary precautions to ensure safety and compliance with Company, OSHA, and other standards and regulations.
  • Ensures thorough root cause investigations for all injuries and incidents, following-up with consistent discipline and retraining.
  • Oversees personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching, disciplining, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.
  • Formulates both short-term and long-term goals and action plans in conjunction with the Market Area General Manager and/or Director of Operations.
  • Participates in regular P&L reviews to ensure that budgets are met; develops and implements programs for optimal equipment utilization, equipment maintenance, and labor and material costs.
  • Interacts with local city, municipal, and county agencies to ensure customer satisfaction, improve efficiency, renew contracts and negotiate new contracts; establishes
  • WM as a good corporate citizen and valued resource.
  • Engages suppliers in problem solving and participates in suppliers' improvement processes by providing performance feedback on supplier surveys.
  • Minimizes the total number of suppliers used by working with Supplier Partners to eliminate/reduce the number of one-time suppliers.
  • Works with functional groups to resolve employee relations and labor relations issues.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
The highest level of supervisory skills required in this job is the management of supervisory employees. This includes:
  • Direct and indirect supervision of full-time employees, including: route managers, technicians, operations specialists.
IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) , or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience: 3 years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
NEW EMPLOYEE TRAINING
  • RCRA
  • HAZWOPER (24 Hour)
RCRA / HAZWOPER Training:
  • Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)
  • Clean Air Act (CAA)
  • Clean Water Act (CWA)
  • Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)
  • Superfund Amendment & Reauthorization Act (SARA)
  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
  • Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)
  • Hazardous Waste Transportation Act (HWTA)
  • Code of Federal Regulation (CFR 40, 29, & 49)
  • Contingency Plan
  • Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan (SPCC)
  • Security Plan
  • Hazwoper
Standard Division Practices (per department) (SDP's)

Refresher Training As Required By Law
  • RCRA
  • Hazwoper
  • DOT
  • Forklift
Medical Exam
  • Pre Employment Physical and Drug Test
  • Complete Physical Biennially
  • Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Audiogram and Respirator Fit Test annual
  • Physical at Termination
PPE
  • Respirators - Full face OV/AG or half face with face shield
  • Full face supplied air in some arrears
  • Suit - Appropriate Barrier Suite: Liquid - yellow Tyvek with sleeves, apron, booties Solid - white tyvek
  • Gloves - appropriate to hazards present - PVC over Nitrile or Butyl (Liquid Waste) Leather Work (Solid Waste), Leather/Cloth work (when handling equipment or containers)
  • Overshoes - Vinyl Booties - Waterproof Boots - Chemical Resistant Boots
  • Safety glasses
  • Hard Hats
  • Shoes Steel Toe
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • Experience in a position involving at least 2 of the following: operations, customer service, community relations, health and safety, financial, and human resources function, experience as a supervisor or manager; experience implementing safety (OSHA) programs and equipment specifications, experience preparing and managing budgets, and experience resolving labor relations issues required.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
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 exert physical effort in handling objects (lifting, pushing, pulling or other handling of objects that require physical strength and stamina) Also may require some climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling to perform inspections or secure loads. Most of the day.
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves, weather extremes while performing their duties. Part of work day
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, Most of day
Normal Setting for this job is: Outdoors Non Hazardous / Hazardous plant sites and driving vehicle.

Benefits
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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A little about us:
Waste Management, Inc. is North America's leading provider of integrated environmental solutions.

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