Commercial Swing Driver - TFC Recycling

Chester, VA
Posted 3 weeks ago

Commercial Swing Driver

TFC Recycling – Chester, VA
$22 – $26 an hour

Swing Driver

Job Summary: Commercial Drivers operate heavy-duty trucks with front or rear end load lift attachment. Drivers are responsible for providing the pick-up service of containers filled with waste or recyclable material. Containers may weigh in excess of 1000 pounds. Driver will transport the material to a disposal, transfer or recycle facility when trucks reach legal load capacity.

Knowledge: Knowledge of skilled backing maneuvers.

Experience: Must have at least 1 year of experience operating a roll off or front end vehicle requiring a CDL or equivalent military driving within the last 7 years.

Job Duties:

  • Operates vehicle in accordance with OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws.
  • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report).
  • Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service-related issues to Route Supervisor or Dispatch.
  • Attends and participates in all scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings as required by TFC or directed by the Route Supervisor.
  • Works closely with Route Supervisor to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices.
  • Notifies Route Supervisor of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.
  • Notifies Route Supervisor or Dispatch of service interruptions, including blocked containers, closed lots, streets, alleyways or potential safety hazards.
  • Communicates customer requests to Dispatch or Route Supervisor.
  • Identifies and reports all containers in need of repair or replacement.
  • Ensures the number of containers on the route reconciles to the service level listed on service list.
  • Completely dumps all containers and leaves the customer’s location clean and free of debris.
  • Positions and returns containers on the customer’s property in a manner that ensures lids are properly replaced. enclosure doors are closed and secured, and containers do not block driveway entrances or traffic.
  • Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and check out process.

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