Driver Regional in Schenectady, NY at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 3/16/2023

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About Veolia North America

A subsidiary of Veolia group, Veolia North America (VNA) offers a full spectrum of water, waste, and energy management services, including water and wastewater treatment, commercial and hazardous waste collection and disposal, energy consulting, and resource recovery. VNA helps commercial, industrial, healthcare, higher education, and municipality customers throughout North America. Headquartered in Boston, Mass., Veolia North America has more than 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

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Veolia's comprehensive benefits package includes paid time off policies, as well as health, dental, and vision insurance. In addition, employees are also entitled to participate in an employer-sponsored 401(k) plan, to save for retirement.  Pay and benefits for employees represented by a union are outlined in their collective bargaining agreement.  

Hourly Pay a minimum of $25.00 to a maximum of $33.00

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 vehicles and/or trailers prior to driving to ensure the 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 requirement 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 the 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.



 High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required

 Prior commercial driving experience required


 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 of hazardous and non-hazardous materials

 Strong team player

 Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

 Time management: the ability to organize and manage multiple tasks

 Strong customer service orientation

Additional Information

The salary, other compensation, and benefits information are accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status

As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.