CDL Driver/Equipment Operator
Company: Cassella Waste Systems, Inc.
Posted on: June 12, 2021
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.
- 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
- Provides a distinguishably different level of service through
courteous interactions with all customers and provides service in a
- 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
- Completes assigned route sheet and all assigned company and
federally mandated paperwork accurately.
- Empties all receptacles and cleans area around accidental waste
- 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
- 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.
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
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