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  • Phoenix, USA
  • Design / Civil engineering / Industrial engineering

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Company Description

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 approximately 10,000 employees working at more than 350 locations across the continent. Please visit our website

Job Description


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. 

Position Purpose: 

Responsible for safely transporting hazardous and non-hazardous materials from the customer site to the appropriate designated sties 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.

Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

·  Perform daily inspections of vehicle and/or trailer prior to driving to ensure safety and integrity of equipment goin 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 approriate equipment.

Non-Essemtoa; Ditoes amd Responsibilities:

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



·  High School diploma or General Educational Development (GED) required.
·  Prior commercial driving experience required.


·  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 taskes.
·  Strong customer service orientation.

Required Certification/Licenses/Training:

·  Valid Class A, B, or C Commercial Driving License (CDL) as required.
·  Hazmat (H) endorsement required.
·  40-Hour HAZWOPER training preferred.

Physical Requirements:

·  Continuos sitting throughout the day with occasional standing, walking, twisting, bending, climbing/working aloft, and reaching above shoulder level.
·  Occasional fine-finger movements and eye-hand coordination.
·  Moderate noise level.
·  Must be able to handle hazardous materials when handling drums and waste sampling.
·  Frequently lifting up to 20 lbs and occasionally required to lift up to 100 lbs.
·  Continously works indoors with occasional exposure to weather conditions.
·  Must be able to continously use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses, gloves, hard hat, hearing protection, steel-toed boots, apron, Tyvek coat, and a full face respirator.

Additional Information

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.

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

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