Pinnacle Services, LLC

  • Vacuum Truck Driver

    Job Location VI
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    "PINNACLE SERVICES IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER"

     

    This position is responsible for but not limited to driving vacuum trucks inside a terminal storage setting.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Inspect truck equipment and supplies for safe operation such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil and water.
    • Remove materials spilled from material handling equipment.
    • Responsible to operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner at all times.
    • Maneuver truck into loading and/or unloading position(s) following signals.
    • Responsible to generate and maintain required reports such as Daily Work Checklist and Driver. Vehicle Inspection Report. Must maintain and account for vehicle fuel receipts.
    • Maintain truck log, according to state and federal regulations.
    • Maintain telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
    • Perform routine and/or emergency roadside repairs such as changing tires, installing light bulbs, oil, lube and spark plugs.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); plus experience in bulk material handling terminals.
    • Must have vacuum, fuel and tractor head experience.
    • Must have minimum of 2 years vacuum truck experience.
    • Must be able to successfully work with minimal direct supervision.
    • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), high degree of attention to detail, follow work rules, and adhere to established work schedules.
    • Must have the ability to communicate effectively.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions.
    • Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
    • In order to appropriately perform the essential duties of this job, regular work attendance is required.
    • Boilermaker experience preferred.
    • Able to carry out supervisors instructions.
    • Self motivated.
    • Safety in performance of duties common to the position.
    • Ability to work with others.
    • TWIC is required.

    Preferred LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

    • Heavy Equipment License or Commercial Driver’s License.

    PREFERRED TRAITS & CHARACTERISTICS:

    • Adhere to company rules and work practices.
    • Maintain confidential information.
    • Reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfills obligations.
    • Meet deadlines for assignments.
    • Maintain good attendance practices.
    • Use time wisely and efficiently.
    • Perform multiple tasks to completion.
    • Self-motivated and able to motivate others to work together to accomplish task.
    • Work effectively with other personnel in various departments.
    • Welcome new assignments and challenges.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    • Ability to wear/use any personal protective equipment provided by employer.
    • Must be able to sit for an extended period of time while transporting hazardous materials.
    • Must frequently lift and/or move items over 50 pounds.
    • The ability to walk, bend, reach, push, stoop, squat, and climb, as necessary, to perform vehicle inspections.
    • The ability to walk, bend, reach, push, stoop, squat, as well as grasp, lift, and handle heavy equipment as necessary, to ensure safety during the hooking and dropping processes of tractor/trailer combinations.
    • The ability to climb upon the trailer to ensure closure of all valves following loading or unloading and when dealing with sections of hose that may exceed 20’ in length, measure as many as 4” in diameter, and weigh as much as 75 lbs. This is to ensure safe and proper practice when coupling, and when disconnecting hose.
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator.
    • Requires normal range of hearing, vision and smell.
    • Position may require working evening hours and weekends as needed. 
    • Maintain mental capacity, which permits quickly making sound decisions and using good judgment, and demonstrating intellectual capabilities.

    Applicants selected will be subject to a traffic & background check and will need to possess a valid TWIC card. The successful applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug and alcohol testing and job appropriate medical testing.  This position is a fill in position and will be fo 3-4 weeks.

     

     

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