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CDL Driver/Equipment Operator

Company: Cassella Waste Systems, Inc.
Location: Scarborough
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

The Driver/Operator will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of rear load, front load, side load, and roll off trucks, while providing prompt, courteous and complete waste removal services for customers on designated routes. This will include navigation through high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways. The Driver/Operator will also ensure the safe operations of one or more types of heavy equipment at the Transfer station for the purpose of transferring and loading materials in an efficient and safe manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs pre/post trip inspections of assigned vehicle in accordance with Casella safety standards as well as state and federal regulations, ensures all safety equipment and devices are operational and properly secured to the vehicle and maintains appearance of vehicle in accordance with company standards.
  • Operates company vehicles in accordance with Casella Safety Rules, OSHA, and DOT requirements as well as all local, state, and federal laws.
  • Provides a distinguishably different level of service through courteous interactions with all customers and provides service in a timely manner.
  • Notifies Dispatch of any service interruptions, incidents, accidents, property damage, or unsafe situations and always exhibits an ability to be observant and aware of all surroundings.
  • Completes assigned route sheet and all assigned company and federally mandated paperwork accurately.
  • Empties all receptacles and cleans area around accidental waste spills.
  • Operates heavy equipment including forklift, frontend loader, excavator, and other yellow iron equipment to maneuver materials around the facility.
  • Ensures that customers (external and internal) use the transfer station according to all safety rules and regulations and that all public areas of the transfer station clean at all times; follows schedule per Operation Manager for daily, weekly and monthly facility cleaning schedules.
  • Monitors waste to identify and remove unacceptable materials and provides customers with information about acceptable and nonacceptable material.
  • Participates in training and other learning opportunities to expand knowledge of the company, products, sales, and services and performs any other duties needed to help drive our vision, fulfill our mission, and/or abide by our core values.

Career Path Definitions & Distinctions

Apprentice: Completes training for Helper safety (Rear Load Residential), customer service training and required training to safely operate a commercial motor vehicle while providing service to customers in their line of business. Obtains CDL Permit.Class I Driver: Demonstrates the ability to complete assigned route sheet for 1 Line of Business as well as ability to complete tasks necessary as to one of the following: Rear load, front load, side load, roll off trucks.Class II Driver: Demonstrates the ability to complete assigned route sheet for 2 Lines of Business as well as ability to complete tasks necessary as to two of the following: Rear load, front load, side load, roll off trucks. Shows a development of improvement of communication skills with customers and coworkers. Exhibits evidence of increased knowledge of the company and industry. Illustrates an ability to be a mentor to new employees.Class III Driver: Demonstrates the ability to complete assigned route sheet for 3 Lines of Business as well as ability to complete tasks necessary as to three of the following: Rear load, front load, side load, roll off trucks. Demonstrates an increased effort of providing positive contributions to the community on behalf of the community. Displays a capability to participate in training and development of new employees.Lead Driver: Demonstrates the ability to develop driver training plans and coach employees to achieve successful outcomes. Exhibits the ability to complete assigned route sheets for all lines of business. Provides courteous customer service and communicates professionally with. Actively participates in the company's progress with the career paths program and helps drivers to move up in their careers.

Education, Experience & Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a High School Diploma or GED, must be at least 18 years of age, hold a valid Class A or B CDL License and must be legally eligible to work in the United States. The physical ability to handle objects more than 75lbs frequently throughout the day and work under many different weather conditions is expected. Willingness to work at both the transfer station and hauling division is required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, effective listening and problem-solving skills, and dedication to providing excellent customer service is desired. It is also important that the candidate has demonstrated the ability to work as part of a team in a collaborative environment.

This position requires successful completion of pre-employment testing, including a drug screen.

Attributes

Positive, team-oriented individual who has a strong work ethic, is committed to safety, customer driven, open to personal and professional training and development, and results-oriented with the ability to see the larger picture while focusing on detailed information.

Keywords: Cassella Waste Systems, Inc., New England , CDL Driver/Equipment Operator, Other , Scarborough, Northeast

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