Driver
Veolia North America

Fremont, California


Company Description

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021. www.veolia.com

Job Description

The driver would be responsible for safely transporting hazardous and non-hazardous materials from the customer site to the appropriate sites using van trailers, straight trucks, flatbeds, tankers, roll-off frames, or other waste carrying equipment. The driver will ensure 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 Veolia policies and procedures. Responsibilities include daily inspections of vehicles and equipment, manifesting, packaging, spill response, vacuum projects, waste handling, labeling, loading/unloading, and coordinating transportation while adhering to state and federal environmental, health, and safety regulations. This is a hands-on position that requires strong communication/customer service skills as well as computer skills to use ELDs and use of scanners to track/log all of the materials being transported and the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. Ability to wear a respirator and other personal protective equipment as needed. Ability to multi-task and be self-sufficient. The position requires daily local travel, overnight stays, and extended work hours. Typically home on weekends.

Qualifications

Education/Experience:
 A High School diploma or General Education Development (GED) is required.
 Experience in the hazardous waste industry preferred.
Certification/Licenses:
 40-Hour HAZWOPER training preferred
 Commercial Driver's License (Class B Required, Class A Preferred) with tankers & hazardous materials endorsement required.

Knowledge, Skills and Ability:
 Strong team player
 Excellent communication skills
 Strong customer service
 Time management: ability to organize and manage multiple deadlines.

Additional Information

VNA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. VNA's practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, training, discipline, and termination shall not be based on any person's sex, race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group status as defined by applicable law. VNA gives fair consideration to all qualified individuals and affords all employees and applicants opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities without regard to membership in any applicable protected category. No opportunity for hire, advancement or any other condition of employment will be diminished through unlawful discriminatory practices.



 



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