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Recycling Flatbed CDL A Driver, Savannah Georgia


Position Summary:

Perform a variety of waste collection and recycling functions including collecting and transporting waste and recyclable materials from various outside locations. This position will operate one ton and larger delivery vans, and forklifts.

Essential Functions/Position Responsibilities:

  • DOT pre-and post-trip inspections, not limited to, checking tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges and controls.
  • Operation of company vehicles per DOT and company regulations
  • Communication with Route Supervisor of Route Status and Customer Service Group
  • Monitor gauges, dials and other indicators
  • Fulfill assigned route pick-ups
  • Manage route Loader
  • Operate hydraulic controls
  • Empty truck at established disposal sites
  • Clean truck and compactor as needed
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures
  • Current forklift operator's certification.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate multiple types of vehicles and equipment safely in all weather conditions and working environments.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of recycling commodity classifications and grades of paper and plastics.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of commingled collection processes and allowable materials.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of proper loading and transportation and shipping procedures for commodities.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Commercial Driver's license and safe driving record.
  • Ability to lift 75 lbs.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule when necessary.
  • Follow all company policies per Employee Handbook & Code of Conduct.
  • Follow all company safety guidelines.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Hiring Requirements/Preferences

· Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent

· Possess a satisfactory driving record.

· Possess a valid Class A CDL. (Class A with Airbrake endorsement)

· Minimum1 year CDL driving experience

· Strong Work Ethic

· Previous trash collection desired

  • Minimum of five(5) years’ experience
  • Must meet or exceed the medical standard of DOT
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to follow directions
  • Must be capable of performing all essential job functions including: heavy lifting, bending, and sitting for extended periods of time
  • As verified by a current MVR/driver abstract, must meet all qualifications as defined under DOT regulation 49 CFR 383.51
  • Must meet PRATT Driver MVR Qualification Standards.

· Must be able to complete and maintain driver log

· Must have the ability to maintain and or identify equipment maintenance needs.

· Must be able to function in extreme temperatures and must be available for weekend work schedules

· Pass a pre-employment “Fit for Work” physical.

· Be able to provide valid documentation for the I-9 Immigration document.

· Be at least age 21 years of age due to nature of working environment.

· Professional Attitude & conduct

· Multi-task, interpersonal communication, problem solving, and time management skills are needed.

· High degree of safety awareness and safety discipline

· Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors and the general public at all times.

· Willing to travel and work away from home when and if required.

· Be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.

· Strictly adhere to safety requirements and the policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

· Have the willingness to work in a team environment and assist co–workers or supervisors with other duties as required.

· Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by PRATT Safety and OSHA.

· You will be expected to be flexible to the needs of our business, as we continually strive to meet and exceed the needs of our customers.

· Random and Suspicion Drug tests are performed

· Please be aware that you must successfully complete a drug screen and background Check in order to be hired into the Pratt Industries.

· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· Pratt Industries is an Equal Opportunity Employer who strives to provide an inclusive work environment that involves everyone and embraces the diverse talent of its people.

· Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

· The ability to work a full shift, come to work on time, work overtime as needed and the ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

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