Driver - Front End

Waste Industries Tallassee , AL 36078

Posted 2 months ago

Class B CDL Driver Starting Wage: $26.90

Work Location is at 1113 N Swords Ave, Peoria, IL (Union Facility)

Now is a great time to join our team! We offer an excellent benefit package with four health insurance plans to choose from, two dental plans, 401K, Employer Paid Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, and so much more! We also offer a $1,000 referral program for referring someone you know to work for our company. We look forward to the possibility of you working for GFL Environmental Inc.

Job Summary:

Safely operate residential/recycling collection truck, side-load and/or rear-load truck and ancillary equipment on assigned route to service customers while providing excellent customer service. Deliver solid waste/recyclables to designated disposal/recycling facility.

Essential Functions:

  • Operate a residential / recycling collection, side-load and/or rear-load truck, ancillary equipment and hydraulic system to collect solid waste and/or recyclables on specified collection route.

  • Load solid waste, yard waste and/or recyclables into the rear or side of waste collection vehicle.

  • Operate equipment on truck to compact trash into vehicle.

  • Operate truck and equipment using prescribed techniques to eliminate driver-induced mechanical failures.

  • Complete pre-trip and post-trip safety lane inspections and reports, daily truck report, route sheets and other documentation requested by supervisor daily.

  • Communicate vehicle mechanical problems to mechanic and supervisor immediately.

  • Maintain route quality standards as predetermined by management.

  • Follow all safety standards and equipment checks and precautions in performance of all duties. Comply with all federal, state, local and company rules on safety and vehicle operation.

  • Maintain clean vehicle by cleaning cab interior and exterior of vehicle.

  • Identify, and tag prohibited waste items and remove the items from the waste cart or can.

Job Requirements:

Education, Training, Experience and Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Possess valid Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

  • One (1) year of satisfactory driving experience of Class B vehicles preferred.

  • Must pass a DOT physical, drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Must successfully complete sixty (60) day probationary period.

  • Must join Union after 30 days and pay initiation fee and monthly dues.

Physical/Mental Demands of Position:

  • 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 regularly lift/move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift/move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift/move up to 75 pounds.

  • 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.

  • Visual requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus due to the constant maneuvering of vehicle in tight and high traffic areas.

  • Sitting may be required up to 75% of the time due to the primary function of driving.

GFL Environmental is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Driver - Front End

Waste Industries