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Recycling Truck Driver-CDL

Company: University of Colorado Boulder
Location: Boulder
Posted on: September 2, 2020

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Close AllJob SummaryFacilities Management invites applications for a Solid Waste and Recycling CDL Equipment Operator! This position will operate trash trucks and automated recycling trucks on our beautiful Boulder campus. Commercial Drivers operate heavy-duty trucks with front or rear end load lift attachment. Drivers are responsible for providing the pick-up service of containers filled with waste, compost or recyclable material. Containers may weigh in excess of 500 pounds and at times require drivers to maneuver wheeled containers to a pick-up stage area. Driver will transport the material to a disposal, transfer or recycle facility when trucks reach legal load capacity. Driver will navigate high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, and lots. Highly skilled backing maneuvers are essential to successfully perform this job.The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.Who We AreFacilities Management's Recycling department collects over 1000 tons of recyclables per year and over 2000 tons of trash from the academic and research buildings on the CU Boulder campus.What Your Key Responsibilities Will BeCollections Operations:Solid waste and recycling collections drivers operate heavy-duty trucks and are responsible for the collection of campus waste or recyclable material. Operates university vehicles to collect waste and recycling material and deliver to transfer station or recycling center. Navigate a variety of routes on a time schedule with safety, road and traffic concerns, and vehicle load operational capacity under consideration. Driver will transport the material to a disposal, transfer or recycle facility when trucks reach legal load capacity or once the route is complete. Navigates high traffic campus environment and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, and lots. Operates vehicle in accordance with OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws. Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service related issues to supervisor. Notifies supervisor of all incidents, near-misses, accidents, injures, or property damage and/or of service interruptions including closed or impassable streets or alleyways, receptacles too heavy to service or potential safety hazards. Communicates customer requests to supervisor. Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and check out process. Performs all duties and assists other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.Operations Reports:Completes pre- and post-trip inspections results and collections logs on the appropriate forms, ensuring all forms are filled out properly. This includes, but is not limited to: recording mileage, fuel, and other fluid usages and completes statistical summary of material by route. Collects weight tickets and forms and submits daily to administrative staff.Equipment Maintenance:Performs routine maintenance on dumpsters, carts and associated equipment. This can include basic welding, repairing broken items, and disassembly as well as disposal of items beyond repair.Vehicle Inspections:Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report). Inspections confirm vehicles suitability for route completion. Incumbent may add fluids, and perform other maintenance tasks if needed. However, should a vehicle fail during a pre-trip inspection or during a route, the driver will evaluate or operate a suitable alternative as well as notify the supervisor.Other Duties:Unspecified duties directed by supervisor to maintain the operational readiness of the department and the campus. Attends and participates in all scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings as required. Complete continuing education to establish or maintain proficiency in vehicle operation capacities. The position is provided 15 minutes at the beginning and/or end of each day to complete time cards and other administrative reports. Time cards are required to be completed daily. As an essential services employee, the positon is responsible to respond to other duties as assigned on an "as needed" basis. This position may be assigned work at the EQ II level up to 20% of the time as a part of the position's on the job training.What You Should KnowThe applicant must be able to pass a Criminal and Motor Vehicle background check.Schedule:Four 10 hours shifts rotating every three months. Rotations are Monday-Thursday, Friday-Sunday, or Monday-Friday. Monday to Friday rotation works modified hours daily to equal 40 hours for the week period. May be required to work overtime or off-hours based on-campus needs.What We Can OfferStarting Salary is $41,292.00.Benefits include:* Comprehensive Medical Plans.* Tuition Assistance Benefit.* Retirement Plans.* Paid holidays and vacation days.* Free Eco Pass provides access to all Local, Limited, Express, and Regional bus service.BenefitsThe University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.Be StatementsBe Supportive. Be Resourceful. Be Boulder.What We Require* Current Colorado resident.* Must have valid Colorado Commercial Driver's license.* At least three years of experience in the operation of heavy-duty equipment (equipment capable of carrying loads weighing more than 4 tons, and having two or more axles and two or more gears).* Current Department of Transportation (DOT) medical card.What You Will Need* Verbal and written communication skills.* Ability to work well as part of a team.* Customer service experience.* Interpersonal skills.* Reliability.What We Would Like You To Have* Experience operating a front-load trash truck.* Experience operating rear-load trash trucks.* Experience with minor welding.* Basic computer skills including the ability to enter timecards electronically plus monitor and respond to e-mail correspondence.Special InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials:1. A current resume. Must include date ranges and whether full time or part time work.2. A cover letter that specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications.3. DD-214 for veteran applicants.a. Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran's preference points within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy to HRESmail@colorado.edu or send via fax at 303-492-4693 and reference the job to which you are applying.4. If using the educational substitution for experience: proof of degree or transcripts.You will not be asked to upload references at this time.Please apply by August 30, 2020 for consideration.Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.Select here for additional information regarding Classified Staff positions: www.cu.edu/cu-careers/special-instructions-classified-staff-applicantsEssential ServicesThis position is designated "essential services." The incumbent is required to respond to requests for work during campus emergencies (snow, wind, rain, flood and any other natural or man-made event) and report to work for his / her regularly assigned shift during emergency campus closures.Posting Contact InformationPosting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human ResourcesPosting Contact Email: recruiting@colorado.edu

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