Chemical Delivery Hazmat Driver

Recruiter
Location
Addison, Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Nov 2016
Closes
04 Jan 2017
Ref
2769940
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Chemical Delivery Hazmat Driver will drive a tractor-trailer combination capacity of at least 80,000 GVW, to transport and deliver hazardous and non-hazardous materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form. You will be required to load and unload tanker, box truck, or flatbed. This position will be based out of Addison, Illinois.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Chemical Delivery Hazmat Driver, you will:
  • Support all Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) programs, policies, and regulations
  • Follow all applicable state and federal DOT regulations and follow appropriate safety procedures when transporting hazardous materials
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles
  • Be responsible for scheduling both preventative and unplanned maintenance
  • Work with scheduler, customer sites, inventory planners and sales reps to obtain delivery instructions and schedule unloading
  • Secure cargo for transport, using straps, blocks, chain, binders, and/or covers
  • Deliver to all GE customers in the U.S. Midwest/North Central states including, but not limited to MI, IN, KY, TN, AK, MS, IL, WI, MN, IA, NE, KS, CO, WY, MT, SD, and ND.




Qualifications/Requirements

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with class A CDL, hazardous materials transportation and driving a tractor-trailer combination


ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 95% of the time, as required
  • Ability and willingness to travel overnights, as required
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid U.S. Passport and TWIC
  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain Haz-Mat and Tanker Endorsements




Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Associate's Degree (2 year college or technical school)
  • Minimum of 5 years in hazardous materials transportation
  • Minimum of 5 years of driving a tractor-trailer
  • All-weather driving experience (heat, snow, ice, hail, sleet, rain, fog)
  • Experience with Freightliner or Kenworth tractor equipment
  • Forklift certification
  • Respirator fit tested
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Attention to detail and strong math skills
  • Strong computer skills
    Team player, individual thinker
  • Customer focused; positive attitude