Tire Recycling Drivers are responsible for safely operating a heavy-duty truck and providing superior customer service to assigned routes through the collection and hauling of tires to the tire recycling facility. Drivers navigate commercial environments, congested roadways, alleyways, and high traffic areas all while ensuring his or her vehicle remains in compliance with state and federal regulations, as well as company standards.
Responsibilities and Duties
Performs pre- and post-trip inspection of vehicle, documenting and reporting any mechanical or safety issues.
Operates vehicle in a safe manner in compliance with OSHA and DOT requirements, all local, state, and federal laws, and Rumpke policies.
Courteously interacts with customers, both internal and external, ensuring customers are serviced in a professional and timely manner.
Safely lifts and loads tires into truck, tracking the quantity for invoicing.
Ensures all tire customers are accurately and legibly manifested.
Settles COD accounts by accepting payments, generating receipts for customers, and balancing receipts and payments to be turned in daily.
Reports service issues, such as blocked access to customers, safety hazards, etc to Route Manager.
Immediately notifies Route Manager of any accidents, injuries, or property damage.
Maintains and updates route sheets and driver logs.
Clears waste from packer blade and truck body on each trip to disposal site.
Attends scheduled safety meetings, information sessions, and trainings as directed by Route Manager.
Performs other duties assigned by Route Manager possibly including assisting on other routes to meet customer needs.
Knowledge and Skills
Experienced CDL driver with excellent driving/maneuvering skills.
Customer service oriented with desire to meet and exceed expectations.
Professional, courteous, and trustworthy while maintaining a sense of pride in work.
Ability to perform basic math functions and handle payables in a safe and responsible manner.
Time management skills to ensure duties are completed in a safe and efficient manner.
Willingness to adhere to Rumpke polices and safety standards.
Ability to work in all weather conditions and perform physical requirements including repetitive lifting, pushing, pulling, and climbing.
Verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to read and understand a map.
21 years of age
Legally eligible to work in the United States
Currently hold a Class A or Class B Commercial Drivers License (CDL)
Currently hold a valid DOT Medical Card or can obtain prior to hire
Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
Exposure to residential and commercial waste.
Possible exposure to high traffic conditions while outside the vehicle.
This job description is intended to describe the general nature, complexity and level of work to be performed by employees assigned to this position, and is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and/or skills required. It does not prescribe or restrict the work that may be assigned. Furthermore, this does not establish a contract for employment and is subject to change at the discretion of the company.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)