maintenience (Former Employee), Oakwood Village, OH – December 4, 2014
at waste management i worked maintenience 3rd shift. my job responsibilitys was to lock-out tag-out machines and prep. the plant for upcoming shift. i learned how to repair the stars for the machine to work properly.this job was easy for anyone who is willing to work at a set pace. the only hard part was learning to work around the animals who would – more... enter the plant such as racoons, rats, and deer in the parking lot but not – less
National Sales Trainer III (Former Employee), Houston, TX – November 30, 2014
Pros: work/life balance
Cons: too many corporate restructure
I worked at WM for many years in many different positions. I always felt supported and free to share my opinions. The company offered fair compensation and benefits. I was also provided the ability to work from home. I recommended working for WM to others.
Corporate Sales (Former Employee), City of Commerce, Ca – November 28, 2014
Pros: commision was nice
Cons: no bathroom breaks and 30 minute lunches
Phones were also non-stop and back to back phone calls, multi-task was a priority in this department, and co-workers were great. I enjoyed my job and the name of the company was respected by other industries.
Driver (Former Employee), Harrison, Mi – November 26, 2014
Pros: management, co workers were great.
Cons: looong hours, trucks always breaking down
Besides the long hours and being very under staffed, the job itself wasn't too bad. Had a lot of respect for management, their door was always open. I'm just a strong family oriented person, and the 14 hour days got to me after a while.
cleaning and waste team member (Former Employee), Glasgow – November 25, 2014
Pros: free lunch
Cons: transport back and forth
I would be stationed to the compound, where I would unload bugy's and trailers of there rubbish bags and sort and put them in the appropriate skips for recycling. I would also have to clean small and large wheelie bins with a power whose.
Communications Manager (Current Employee), Denver, CO – November 21, 2014
Pros: good benefits, great people to work with
Cons: lots of reorganizations/transitions
Great people that really care about their work and the customers they serve. Workload can be heavy at times, and hourly workers often work overtime. Benefits are very good, but not a lot of time off. Management and work culture can vary by location.
Driver helper (Former Employee), H.c – November 14, 2014
I worked in pa waste managment liers. And bk stabers not all but alot of them are they will fire u for anything ridding on bk of step sitting in cab getting hurt to much they call u accident prone no head phones on if u riding on step they listen to drive cam The pros are weekly pay 6.25 a week full benifits after 90 days company uniforms after a year – more... I believe u can transfer to any wm around if there is an position open they clean your uniforms I was there a 4 am till no later then 33o pm – less
Spotter (Current Employee), Irwindale, CA – November 12, 2014
Pros: good hours, decent pay, great crew
Cons: weather (heat) dehydration
Every morning would start off with a cool breeze, at a steady pace. but sure enough the sun would be blazing and the bottom dumbs super tens and semis would come pouring in ready to fill that lot. I loved that job! the money was decent the hours never seemed to long and my co-workers definitely made work feel like a home away from home. I learned a – more... lot about different materials such as asphalt marble, tile, glass. How they can effect us just by standing next to itfor a few moments let alone what it could do out in our community, – less