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Driver Regional Local in Dallas, TX at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 11/23/2018

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Job Description

Veolia offers the most complete range of environmental solutions to meet the challenges of cities, governments, campuses, businesses and industries. Our network of talent and hands-on know-how is unique and unrivaled. 
We help our customers address their environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. That means improving our clients' energy efficiency, better managing their water and wastewater, and recovering resources from their wastes. We do this in a safe, cost-effective and innovative manner for more than 550 communities and more than 30,000 businesses, campuses and organizations throughout North America. 

Our Gulf Coast branch provides services for our customers located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas. Within the Gulf Coast branch, Veolia operates a hazardous waste incinerator in Port Arthur, TX, a service center in Baytown, TX and a service center in College Park, GA. The Gulf Coast branch offers the following services: Lab Chemical Services, On-Site Services, Transportation, Household Hazardous Waste, Reactive Chemicals, Remediation, Training Services, Specialty Services, Drum Management, Incineration, Fuels Blending, Recycling and Radioactive Waste Management.

Job Summary: 
Responsible for safely transporting hazardous and non-hazardous materials from the customer site to the appropriate designated sites using van trailers, straight trucks, flatbeds, tankers, roll-off frames, or other waste carrying equipment. Ensures that the condition of the material packaging meets the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) specifications, inspects manifests and shipping paperwork for accuracy, and maintains current transportation permits for all areas traveled. Abides by all regulations set forth by DOT, EPA, state and local governments, and VES-TS policies and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
• Perform daily inspections of vehicle and/or trailer prior to driving to ensure safety and integrity of equipment going to designated sites.
• Prior to transporting materials reviews shipment records, manifests, container labeling, vehicle placards, and integrity of loaded drums, roll-off boxes or bulk tankers.
• Ensure that DOT requirements such as load weight limits, driver log books, Vehicle Inspection Records, transportation permits, insurance cards, fuel trip reports, IFTA fuel stickers, or other paperwork is up to date and valid.
• Consults with customers pertaining to load conditions, drum counts or paperwork inconsistencies to ensure that materials can be properly transported to designated site(s).
• Notify immediate supervisor of any moving violations and/or accidents in-route to and/or from sites. 
• Assist in the loading/unloading of materials at designated sites utilizing appropriate equipment. 

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

• Responsible for assisting with housekeeping as required.
• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Education/Experience:
• High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required 
• Prior commercial driving experience required

Certification/Licenses:
• Valid Class A, B, or C Commercial Driving License (CDL) as required
• Hazmat (H) endorsement required
• 40-Hour HAZWOPER training preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
• Familiarity with U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations pertaining to the transportation 

Benefits:
At Veolia, you’ll find excellent rewards and benefits, along with the chance to make a difference in our world. We offer exceptional career-development opportunities as well as the potential to work in other destinations where our organization has a presence.
 
In addition to an exciting, dynamic workplace, here are some of the benefits we offer:
•         Medical, dental and vision insurance
•         Life and AD&D insurance
•         Long- and short-term disability insurance
•         Flexible benefit plans
•         Voluntary group legal
•         Adoption reimbursement
•         College-savings plan
•         Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
•         Tuition reimbursement
•         Employer matched 401(k) plan
•         Paid time off to include vacation, holidays, sick and personal
•         Employee referral program
•         Incentive bonus programs
•         Domestic and international mobility opportunities
•         Vacation
•         Holidays
•         Sick days
         Personal days

Veolia is an equal opportunity employer.

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