Status: Full-time position
Location: Odessa, TX
Salary: $2129 monthly
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 8/15/13
Job Summary: Drives a variety of Solid Waste vehicles depending on assignment. Collects trash, recycle, and bulk items from residential and commercial accounts, and disposes at appropriate locations. Drives and operates support vehicles and equipment such as fork lift and crane truck.
High school diploma or GED certification preferred.
Six months experience in operating automated equipment and routine maintenance of bobtail or tractor trailer equipment.
Possess a Valid Texas B-CDL license.
A driving test will be given in appropriate equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Ability to read, write, understand and follow oral and written instructions; ability to perform simple arithmetic. Skill in driving and maneuvering a large truck in tight spaces (one-person operation). Ability to perform heavy manual labor when necessary and under unfavorable weather conditions. Ability to deal with co-workers, supervisors, and the general public. Some knowledge of the operation and routine maintenance of tractor trailer and bobtail type equipment. Thorough knowledge of and ability to follow safety procedures.
Duties: Checks daily work assignments such as special pickups, extra service as required, for all route trucks (side load, roll-off, bulk items and container moving).
Operates refuse trucks, rear loader, and roll offs on assigned routes to collect rubbish, trash, garbage, and discarded items for both residential and commercial.
Operates automated equipment, lifting and emptying approximately 1500 containers per week, works in very close quarters such as fences; gas meters; water meters; low hanging wires, electrical, telephone, and cable vision.
Travels to and from landfill in order to dispose of waste materials.
Travels to and from recycle centers in order to discharge recyclable material.
Support drivers may be required to operate rubber tire equipment such as fork lift, and skid loader.
Informs supervisor of operating condition of truck, vehicle accidents and conditions that would prevent routine service.
Answers routine inquiries and refers complaints to supervisors.
Reports violation of refuse ordinances/regulations.
Observes proper safety, and DOT regulations in the field. Exercises extreme caution at all times to avoid high voltage wires, utility poles, parked vehicles, and backing out of dead end alleys into main thoroughfares or heavily traveled streets.
Performs physical labor and any other duty that is required.
Works as a team member in Collection Routes and Support crews.
Maintains and inspects vehicles and equipment daily.
Maintains daily vehicle, and route related records. Reports accidents and incidents to the supervisor.
Keeps simple records of work performed and equipment utilized such as vehicle problems, daily reports, problems with containers on route.
Makes minor adjustments to and assists in cleaning or servicing of equipment used.
Conducts routine safety and maintenance check of equipment before leaving yard and at the end of the day.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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