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Weekend Night Driver

posted Apr 24, 2017, 10:46 AM by Roger Coulter   [ updated Jun 5, 2017, 11:46 AM ]


General Biodiesel’s mission is to produce high quality biodiesel fuel from sustainable sources, such as used cooking oil, while providing strong returns to stakeholders, taking care of our customers and employees, and contributing to local economies. General Biodiesel is a young and rapidly growing company. Job responsibilities are ever-shifting, ever-growing, and performance expectations increase steadily over time. We manage this growth by regularly eliminating unnecessary procedures and using tools to become more productive. General Biodiesel has a dynamic environment where personal and professional growth is supported and expected. 


This is a flex driver position with an ideal availability of Fri-Tues nights.  Under the guidance of the UCO Collections Manager, this individual uses a variety of trucks to collect and transport non-hazardous liquids from specified locations to be used in the production of biodiesel fuel. Bending, crouching and handling of large hoses required. The Driver documents collection volumes, customer information, and potential issues while maintaining truck logs. He/She cleans, inspects and services collection areas and vehicle as needed.  The Driver will deliver or remove barrels, tanks, containers and equipment at customer locations, with heavy lifting required.  Lastly, this position requires the ability to become familiar with a network of tanks and pumps within the operation to move raw materials around as needed and maintain the paperwork essential to this function.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Inspect trucks prior to beginning routes to ensure safe operating condition.

  • Refuel trucks or add other fluids, such as oil or brake fluid.

  • Drive trucks, following established routes and adhering to all posted traffic laws, through residential streets or alleys or through business or industrial areas.

  • Operate equipment that collects the used cooking oil, including automated or semi-automated hoses and pumps.

  • Deliver and move tanks at customer locations.

  • Perform tank clean up, including grease and oil removal, as needed.

  • Load and unload trucks to collect used cooking oil and drive to the next collection point.

  • Daily reporting on route, customer, and collections information.

  • Communicate with manager concerning delays, unsafe sites, accidents and damage, traffic violations, equipment breakdowns, or other maintenance problems.

  • Check traffic and weather conditions to determine how routes will be affected.

  • Safely and consistently operate pumps and valves inside the business to facilitate the transfer of raw materials in accordance with company policy.

  • Read, understand and follow company rules and regulations as well as OSHA and DOT standards and requirements.

  • Perform minor preventive maintenance.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum G.E.D. equivalent.

  • A Washington State Driver’s license, CDL Class B required.  Tanker endorsement required.

  • Ability to pass a Driving Record Check and a Drug Test as well as an FBI background check in order to access secure facilities.

  • Prior experience checking vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment are in good working order.

  • Ability to communicate with people outside the organization, representing the organization to customers, the public, government, and other external sources.

  • Good Customer Service experience in dealing with the public, clients and other employees, as well as strong organizational skills.

  • Clean-up skill, including oil and grease; ability to use equipment such as vacuums to clean up grease and other products.

  • Must be able to perform cleaning duties on site as needed.  Bending over, picking up trash and debris up to 3 hours continuously and throughout the day

  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs at arms length as needed throughout the day

  • Must be able to lift, push and pull up to 100 lbs repeatedly during the shift.

  • Ability to obtain Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) after hire.

  • Mechanical experience strongly preferred.

  • Need to be able to work independently or with little supervision once instructions are given.

  • Ability to obtain security clearances for government installations.


COMPENSATION:

Salary/Wage is depending on experience, plus benefits.


REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION:

In order for your application to be considered, applicants must send to careers@gbdnw.com a resume and cover letter.


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