Taking Action Getting a Job: Transportation Workers

Taking Action Getting a Job: Transportation Workers
Posted at 3:51 PM, May 03, 2012
and last updated 2012-05-03 15:51:16-04

Job Number: 284731

Job Description: Transportation Workers, All Other

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Work involves the transport of trash and other solid waste between a transfer station and a sanitary landfill and other disposal sites in a manner which emphasizes being a good neighbor on the road with no accidents or safety violations and proper care of equipment. Work is performed under the supervision of the Transportation Supervisor and is carried out in accordance with standardized equipment operation practices and general work instructions.

Operates a tractor-trailer combination to transport solid waste between transfer station and disposalsite in a safe and timely fashion. Operates trailer-unloading mechanism according to established procedure. Inspects each load before closing tops and repacks load as necessary. Cleans and performs minor maintenance, such as fluid level checks and additions, tire check, cleaning lights and reflectors, replacing washer fluid and fueling on a daily basis. Keeps daily equipment log as required. Performs regular and routine inspection of equipment. Observes all DOT rules and regulations.

A Class A Commercial License with two years of driving experience of a tractor-trailer

combination; or a Commercial A Driver’s License and graduation from an approved Tractor Trailer

School with a minimum of one year of experience driving a tractor trailer combination. Good

DMV record with less than two (2) moving traffic violations and no DUI’s in three (3) years.

Must be able to perform all essential functions of the job.