Waste Management Employment – CDL Truck Driver

Website Waste Management

Job Description:

Operates hazardous waste transportation vehicle (e.g., Flatbed or Van Trailers, End Dump, 10-Wheeler and Roll-Off) with skill and proficiency conforming to all rules and regulations required for a Hazardous Material DOT-Licensed commercial hauler. Safely operates a heavy-duty truck to perform assigned duties on commercial routes.

Job Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Does not make any unauthorized stops.
  • Wears personal protective equipment (i.e., seat belts, gloves, work boots, safety glasses, etc.).
  • Responds to emergencies that are within the scope of training.
  • Cooperates with supervisor, co-workers, and works as a team member.
  • Reviews, signs and maintains appropriate copies of all tickets, trip sheets, shipment records and driver or vehicle maintenance logs.
  • Attentive to DOT Hours of Service rules.
  • Ensures that load is secure prior to transport.
  • Takes the shortest and most direct legal truck route to and from assigned work area.
  • Operates truck safely in heavy traffic and other congested areas.
  • Maintains a safe distance between other vehicles and always checks clearance before moving truck.
  • Completes daily safety checks and routine cleaning of equipment (i.e., windows, mirrors, etc.).
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections.
  • Reports all accidents, illnesses, and injuries regardless of how minor they may appear to supervisor or dispatcher immediately.
  • Reports all unsafe conditions or hazards, such as low wires, heavy traffic, narrow pathways to supervisor immediately.
  • Must possess the ability to wear a respirator where certain hazardous conditions are present.
  • Communicates and interacts with customers in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Performs minor maintenance including, but not limited to, checking and adding fluids, checking tires and safety mechanisms, and performs other maintenance as it relates to vehicle inspection or safe operation.
  • Reports all maintenance problems to supervisor and/or other company official.
  • Reports all traffic violations to supervisor immediately.
  • Operates hydraulic loading mechanisms on truck.
  • Loads, unloads and transports Non-Hazardous / Hazardous material in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Packages, labels and manifests RCRA materials as required at sites that do not have individual(s) responsible for this duty.

Job Requirements:

  • Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity.
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than _ pounds frequently.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Hold a current Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License with an air-brake endorsement and a Hazardous Materials Endorsement (HME).
  • Must hold current certification in OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) Training 40-hour Course.
  • Experience: Three (3) years of experience operating a vehicle requiring a CDL or equivalent military driving within the last seven (7) years.
  • Successfully complete pre-employment DOT drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review.
  • Pre-assignment and/or pre-hire customer-specific drug and/or alcohol testing may be required by certain customer-contract requirements.
  • Such testing may include urinalysis, oral swab, drug hair follicle testing and/or alcohol testing.

Job Details:

Company: Waste Management

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Emelle, AL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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