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Corporate Lead Engineer (Remote)

Engineering/Environmental Protection
21013960 Requisition #
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
Performs advanced engineering techniques and procedures. Determines the most effective methods to safely and efficiently utilize Waste Management’s resources driving operational improvement and enhanced customer service.

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. 
  • Determines theoretical principles involved and approach to be taken using judgment in the independent evaluation, selection and adaptations of standard techniques, procedures and criteria in order to design equipment, systems and/or structures which will allow the company to meet program requirements.
  • Analyzes the work flows and capital resources to recommend the most effective method of meeting customer requirements.
  • Acts as a liaison with customer and vendor representatives to ensure adherence to design specification and customer requirements.
  • Makes decisions independently on engineering problems and methods and represents the organization in conferences to resolve important questions and to plan and coordinate work. 
  • Writes or directs others to write technical reports to document engineering analysis and findings.
  • Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a total program or project. Performs work which includes complex features such as resolution or conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials and difficult coordination requirements.
  • Conducts detailed feasibility studies for proposed equipment and systems. Reviews design and development plans; reviews cost estimates for completing the proposed projects and evaluates engineering proposals and specifications.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties, but may occasionally act as a team lead.

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) in Engineering, or similar area of study; or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience: Five years of relevant work experience (in addition to education).
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • None required.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • Committed and highly motivated team player with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels in corporate and business unit settings.
  • Advanced skills in MS Project (importing and exporting data, setting multiple project baselines, creating custom views and reports, PERT analysis and project tracking). 
  • Advanced skills in MS Visio (Visio diagrams, creating custom styles and templates, cross functional flow charts, working with data, and custom reports). 
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.

Normal setting for this job is: office setting.

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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