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Truck Driver

Houston, TX, USA Req #727
Tuesday, January 23, 2024
About Us:
 

EMR is one of the world’s leading metal recycling companies with a history spanning decades. At EMR, our employees are the heart and soul of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace that prioritizes the well-being and safety of everyone. Our company provides a supportive and inclusive community where everyone's ideas and contributions are valued. We believe in teamwork and collaboration. 

 

Our mission is to provide our customers with efficient and reliable metal recycling services while minimizing the environmental impact of our operations. EMR recycles ten million tons of material annually, everything from beverage cans to aircraft carriers.  We work with a wide variety of metals including copper, aluminum, brass, and stainless steel and can recycle it into more than 200 different types of new sustainable raw materials.  

 

EMR offers our team a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans with company match, wellbeing benefits, employee assistance program and more. Join us and be a part of a team that puts people first!

SUMMARY

The Truck driver is responsible for traveling to customer sites and either live loading or swapping roll-off containers. Duties include coordinating with dispatch for the day’s schedule, safe handling of the vehicle, and weighing the loads at the yard. This career requires experience of providing a high level of customer service and excellent attention to safety.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Transports materials to and from designated locations in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Picks up full containers and unloads in designated locations.
  • Secures loads according to Department of Transportation guidelines.
  • Maintains contact with Dispatch and Truck driver to get assignments and properly report trip numbers.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES

  • Must have a valid Class A license.
  • General knowledge of State and Federal motor carrier regulations
  • General knowledge of mechanics involving trucks and trailers
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to operate the vehicle safely.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Customer service skills.

 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED-equivalent
  • At least one year of Class A driving experience
  • Roll Off experience required

 

OTHER JOB DEMANDS

Work is generally performed outdoors in all-weather elements such as hot, cold, rain, or snow and personal protective equipment is required. Working hours may vary and evening or weekend work may be required. You may be required to lift and carry light weights.

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EMR USA Metal Recycling provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Other details

  • Job Family US Production
  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Houston, TX, USA