Waste Industries – Columbia, SC
Waste Industries has openings for Class A or B CDL Driver’s in our Columbia, South Carolina location. We are seeking candidates with an excellent… CareerBuilder
Waste Industries – Piedmont, SC
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I have been working at Waste Industries USA full-time
You will be getting overtime at this job. The benefits are great and your fellow drivers are very nice especially the lead drivers
It is almost impossible not to be fired from this job. Where I worked there was only one supervisor who had actually driven a truck at all. The rest of the supervisor are college bean counters who have no clue what trucking is and couldn't care less about you. If they spent half as much time trying to help drivers as they do trying to get us in trouble or "written-up" this job would be so easy. The equipment here is spotty. There are good trucks and then there are bad trucks. When you start you will be given the lowest, worst truck there is. Its just the way it is. If you are written-up, you have no recourse to defend yourself. You are always going to be guilty and you will not get your write-up reversed. Ever. Like, I said in my pro secection; you will get overtime. However, they watch your time closely and will prevent you from getting over 60 hours in a week. They claim it is because of DOT regulation, but because we are local and work within 100 miles of our office we dont have to keep logs or follow DOT hours of services rules. They will even give you a day off so you dont get that overtime. They implemented this several years ago as a money saving idea disguised as a safety measure. If you are a driver you can expect to not really ever advance in the company. If you are lucky and can be there for ten years you may be a Lead Driver.
Advice to Management
Get more supervisors who have actually done the job amd weren't hired straight from college. When you became publically traded you hired these white collar yuppies and got rid of your experienced supervisors. The stock thing went belly-up, you went back to a private company, but you kept the numbers obsessed cubicle dwellers. Listen to your drivers, you have supervisors who have been there years who still have no clue when customers get picked-up, open for business, or can account for how long it takes to get from one place to another. We are out there from 3 in the morning to 6 at night; how are your supervisors supposed to know anything when they come in at 815 take hour and a half lunches and duck out before 5?