Transfer Station Driver

Job Description

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Be a Champion for Your Community! Our people make a difference and leave the world a cleaner and more beautiful place. We thrive on developing our employees to take their careers to new heights and explore opportunities perhaps never imagined. We are proud to provide cost-effective and environmentally sound solutions for waste/recycling collection, transportation, processing and disposal. We truly are an environmental services company, and we are looking for our next environmental hero who has the entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to support our company mission: Every day, Driven to Deliver Service First, Safety Always.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Operate tractor trailer, collect material and transport to disposal site

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time.

  • Perform safety checks, pre-trip and post-trip inspections to ensure safe operating condition
  • Refuel trucks and add fluids, as needed
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, safety and maintenance procedures
  • Complete any needed reports for defective equipment
  • Drive to disposal sites to empty trucks
  • Drive trucks along established routes through residential streets, alleys and business areas
  • Communicate with dispatchers concerning delays, unsafe routes, accidents, equipment breakdowns
  • Keep informed of weather conditions

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Driver must pass DOT physical and drug screen
  • Driver must meet Motor Vehicle Records standards set by company
  • Driver must possess a minimum Class A CDL with Tanker Endorsement
  • Driver must have 3 years driving experience

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience: One year of related Waste, distribution or transportation industry experience desired but not essential. Must have 3 years of driving experience

Certifications: Currently possess or have ability to obtain a valid CDL (including air brake)

 MACHINES, TOOLS, EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE USED:

 

  • Trucks, seat belts, vehicle inspection equipment
  • Protective Clothing & Equipment Used: Reflective vest, gloves, steel-toe boots

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures
  • May be exposed to solvents, chemicals and refuse
  • May be exposed to other risks associated with working around machines, tools, and trucks

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to operate trucks and other equipment as needed
  • Ability to frequently lift or carry containers, recycling bins, or loose materials to truck; which may result in twisting, pulling, pushing and bending, depending on the material and collection vehicle type
  • Ability to climb, bend or stand for an extended period of time. In addition, individuals must be able to reach above shoulders and lift a minimum of 50 pounds

 

This job description is not a contract and does not affect the at-will nature of your employment relationship with Advanced Disposal. Furthermore, this job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and does not and cannot address every responsibility or duty you may be expected to perform during your employment. Advanced Disposal reserves the right to modify or amend this job description at its discretion, without prior notice.

 

All qualified applicants considered regardless of ethnicity, nationality, gender, veteran or disability status, religion, age, gender orientation or other protected status