Sweeper Driver - Class A/B

US-CA-Irwindale
ID
2017-1610
# of Openings
2
Category
Operations

Overview & Essential Job Functions

Position Summary

 

The Sweeper Driver is responsible for safely operating a heavy-duty sweeper truck to perform assigned duties on cleaning the city's surface streets and/or parking lots. This position is responsible for efficiently servicing the city, while complying with all local, state, and federal transportation regulations and with Company policies.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Operates sweeping vehicle that cleans streets of trash and other accumulation by activating and controlling the rotary brushes and water spray.
  • Ensures waste, supplies and material handling equipment is secured prior to operating sweeper.
  • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle utilizing standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report).
  • Ensures vehicle is operating correctly while on the route and notifies Route Supervisor/Dispatch/Maintenance of any concerns.
  • Understands and practices operating as prescribed in Athens Services Safety Rules.
  • Immediately reports any unsafe situations/service calls to Route Supervisor/Dispatch before attempting service.
  • Participates and cooperates in all scheduled training, briefings, and Safety meetings as required by the Company.
  • Makes use of standard tools and resources provided by the Company.
  • Works closely with Route Supervisors to improve route efficiencies and identify on-road issues.
  • Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Supervisor or Dispatch, assisting other company drivers as directed.
  • Notifies Route Supervisor of any incidents/accidents/injures/property damage.
  • Provides a positive professional customer attitude when dealing with customers.

Qualifications & Environmental Demands

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Class B Driver's License.
  • 1 year of previous experience.
  • Acceptable Driver Record.
  • Able to meet all DOT requirements.
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual English / Spanish
  • Work experience in the waste, environmental services, energy, or transportation industry.

 

Physical/Environmental Demands:

  • Physical:
    • Standing, walking, seeing, hearing, & smelling continuously.
    • Problem solving, oral/written communication, analytical ability, concentration, & interpersonal abilities continuously.
    • Eye/hand coordination, handling, & wrist motion continuously.
    • Bending, reaching, stretching, frequently, and lifting ≤ 50 Lbs. frequently.
  • Environmental:
    • Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, grease, oil, chemicals, wet/hot conditions, & noise continuously.
    • Works outside only.

Benefits

Benefits:

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
  • 401K
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
  • Career plan
  • Recognition programs
  • Professional development learning
  • An exceptional work environment

Athens will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other applicable state, federal or local laws. EEO/M/F/disability/veteran

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