Iowa City, IA
Recyclables Driver 1
Job #: 726
Location: Iowa City
Hours: 6am - 6pm Wed-Sun
Transport, load, unload, and store nonhazardous waste and recyclable materials in a high tempo environment. This position performs various tasks including driving semi-vans, straight trucks, tankers and roll-offs.
Essential Functions and Responsibilites
•Drive and operate semi-vans, roll-off trailers, dump trailers and possibly tankers as required.
•Transport trailers consisting of customer's materials or processed materials to the Heritage facilities or other material outlets and return trailers back to the customer. Complete manifests, bills of lading documents, and company issued forms for every load managed. Drive to the customer site to transport sensitive & non-sensitive scrap material to facility for unloading and processing.
•Prior to driving transportation equipment/prepare for daily trip by inspecting vehicle and equipment, fueling truck and insuring all equipment is in excellent operating order. Maintain logbook for DOT compliance and state and federal regulations.
•Develop good client relations by effectively communicating with customers and business partners and provide exceptional customer service while performing pickups and deliveries.
•Load & unload solid and liquid waste & recyclables utilizing thorough knowledge of loading & unloading procedures in accordance with Company, Federal, State, and Local regulations/rules. Utilize thorough knowledge of storing and processing procedures based on Company categories.
•May operate a fork truck with attachments and all other HES vehicles. Utilize scale equipment to document all receiving, shipping & inventory management.
•Verify recyclables products, processed materials and equipment meet established company and DOT specifications prior to shipping.
•Perform PM ( Preventative Maintenance), Pre-Trip, Post Trip, En-Route, and Housekeeping inspections on trucks, trailers and any other equipment owned and/or operated by the company.
May work shifts on weekends or any other time required within DOT allowable hours
Heritage believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. That contribution should not be limited by the assigned responsibilities. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor the company to just the work identified. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.
Education: High School Diploma or GED required.
Experience: Minimum 2 years CDL experience, 2 years of related recycling experience preferred.
Knowledge and Abilities: Good working knowledge of EPA, DOT and OSHA regulations required. Good knowledge of general industry practices required. Ability to lift 60 lbs. Ability to wear personal protective equipment, including respirator.
Requirements: Minimum CDL License Class A (Haz Mat endorsement not required) Must be 21 years old based on insurance guidelines. May be required to obtain a Tanker or other endorsements
A post offer background check may be required. EOE M/W/Vet/Disabled