Waste Management
2.8 of 5 349 reviews
www.wm.com Houston, TX 5000+ Employees

Waste Management Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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2.8 349 reviews

                             

54% Approve of the CEO

Waste Management President, CEO & Director David P. Steiner

David P. Steiner

(220 ratings)

47% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Fellow Employees, good benefits if you can afford the with the Lay-down days"
    in 26 reviews
  • "Great benefits including paying for parking garage or park and ride bus fair"
    in 26 reviews
Cons:
  • "The customer service supervisor sits in her office all day eating"
    in 12 reviews
  • "The company has long hours, but it is worth it in the long run"
    in 10 reviews
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Best of the Best!

Customer Service Supervisor (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Waste Management full-time for more than a year

ProsVery dedicated individuals...wonderful place to work.

ConsNew BU did not stand up to the normal company excellence

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great place to make a career out of. Waste is never going away.

Supervisor (Current Employee)

I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGreat all around benefits. Pay and hours are good. Promotes within. Free online development training.

ConsSuch a large company, it's doesn't have the small family owned atmosphere.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great people very committed to the customer

Sales (Current Employee)

I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than 3 years

ProsGood people, best value delivered to the customer

ConsTraining could be stronger for new people

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great first internship experience!!!

Intern (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Waste Management as an intern for less than a year

ProsFriendly staff and supervisors. Everybody, from the administrative staff to the executives and VPs, treated me, an intern, like a part of the WM family. Great mentors and outstanding HR personnel. Just an overall outstanding internship program.

ConsAt times, things got slow and the work load became a bit mundane. I don't believe there is much of a chance to be hired full time after graduation; not sure that full time positions exist for new grads in engineering.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Best Driver job I ever had

Garbage Truck Driver (Current Employee)
Oceanside, CA

I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than a year

ProsDissatisfied Customers sometimes would complain.

ConsOverloading On the waste and having to dump at different locations.

Advice to Senior ManagementVery Good career to get into.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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The complany is a very good company to work for

Route Manager (Current Employee)

I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than a year

ProsThe dirvers of the company are very presonable. They will do whatever you ask of them. They work hard and put in a good days work for you if you work with them.

ConsThe company has long hours, but it is worth it in the long run. The company will take care of you as you take care of them.

Advice to Senior Managementhave one on ones with employees

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Its been very rewarding

CDL Class A Driver (Current Employee)
Dunmore, PA

I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than 10 years

ProsVery steady work, health benefits, paid vacations, uniforms, boots, hats, gloves

ConsDrive cams, computers in trucks

Advice to Senior ManagementListen to what the drivers have to say about the routes, and all others work related situations

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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One of the best places to work in Houston

Business Solutions Manager (Former Employee)
Houston, TX

I worked at Waste Management full-time for more than a year

ProsGreat benefits including paying for parking garage or park and ride bus fair

ConsSeem to have periods of hiring and then 2 years later cutbacks

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I was a National Billing Representative for 20 year and I was responsible for invoicing 15-20 customers month to month.

National Billing Representative (Former Employee)
Lombard, IL

I worked at Waste Management full-time for more than 10 years

ProsWaste Management has always been about team work and they are the leaders in the waste disposal industry. I worked with 14 other billers and we contantly helped one another out in case of illnesses or injury.

ConsThe only bad part of this was relocating most of our customer service and billing positions to Windsor CT. My better half is catastrophically disabled and there is no way that I could have relocated to CT.

Advice to Senior ManagementI don't have any advice to give right now.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I loved the job.

Operations Specialist (Former Employee)
Vernon, AL

I worked at Waste Management full-time for less than a year

ProsIt is a great company.

ConsThey couldn't work with me on the hours I was suppose to work.

Advice to Senior ManagementNever get rid of a great employee when you can fix the problem easily,

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