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Local Route Driver (CDL B) - Harrisburg PA - Excellent Benefits Package!! No Nights! No Weekends!
  • Job ID #: 31829
  • Position Type: Full-Time
  • Education Required: HS Diploma/GED
  • Experience Required: 2 - 3 Years
  • Location: US-PA-Harrisburg
  • Functional Area: Transportation
  • Relocation Provided:

Position Description:
Are you looking to join a team that rewards and promotes top performers?  Would you enjoy working for a reputable, environmentally- conscious company?  If so, join Stericycle, where team members can grow/develop their skills and are encouraged to be innovative.  Understanding that our full-time team members work hard, you will be rewarded with competitive pay, paid time off and paid holidays, great work-life balance, medical, dental and vision coverage, company-paid life Insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401(k) with company match, and much more! At Stericycle, our company culture is built on a foundation of respect, diversity, commitment, and partnership.  Be our newest team member!

Responsible for servicing assigned LQ (Large Quantity) and SQ (Small Quantity) accounts in the most professional way, ensuring that customers’ needs are met on a continual basis for various waste pickup and supply delivery.  Responsibile for Warehouse duties and covering routes for drivers on vacation.  Provides the highest level of customer service possible at all times. May also transport waste from either a Stericycle location or customer location, to a transfer location or processing location.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Driver Responsibilities

• Manages assigned routes ensuring customers’ waste is picked up in a timely and accurate manner.
• Pick up and transport waste safely according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations.
• Plans daily schedule based on customers’ needs by reviewing daily paperwork, e.g., manifest, route sheets, previous VCR, etc. provided by the Transportation Manager/Supervisor or Dispatcher.
• May prepare and load trucks to service select accounts for the day ensuring enough supplies are added.
• Pick up specified waste from each customer site scheduled for the day. Ensures that customers have packaged and prepared the waste according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations before transporting.
• Provide the highest level of customer service to assigned accounts on a daily basis, communicating any issues to Transportation Manager/Supervisor or Dispatcher for resolution. This includes, but is not limited to re-routes, adjustments in container sizes, training, etc.
• Ensures waste, supplies, and material handling equipment are secured prior to operating vehicle on public highway.
• Ensures that assigned paperwork is completed legibly, neatly, accurately, and completely and returned to Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher for processing. Ensures DOT Driver Log is completed, if applicable.
• Communicates with Stericycle Transportation Supervisor and/or Dispatcher regarding any change to route pickups, including address changes, customer not having waste ready for pickup, etc. Ensures that employee covering for specific route is aware of any situations outside the norm in order to provide the highest level of customer service. Reports any problems/issues with accounts to Transportation Supervisor and/or Dispatcher before the close of business each day.
• Performs pre-trip and post-trip maintenance on assigned truck prior to leaving or closing for the day. Reports any maintenance problems to Transportation/Dispatcher for follow-up.

Warehouse Worker Responsibilites

• Unload waste from incoming vehicles. Separates non-autoclavable waste to be incinerated. 
• Stage waste on conveyor system or properly stack waste for scanning in the Biotrack system. 
• Scan waste into the Biotrack system for proper recordkeeping purposes. 
• Load autoclave bins or incinerator hopper with waste for processing. 
• Place re-usable containers on tub wash line for decontamination. 
• Operates tub wash unit insuring the wash unit is operating properly. Removes clean tubs from wash unit, inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use. 
• Operates tub wash sprayer for oversized reusable tubs insuring the unit is operating properly. Inspects tubs and stacks for loading onto assigned vehicle for re-use. 
• Decontaminates vehicles cargo-carrying portion, reloads assigned re-usable tubs and insures cargo-carrying portion of vehicle does not have free liquid on the floor. Informs plant supervisor the vehicle is ready to be moved from dock area. 
• Insures housekeeping issues, e.g., spills cleaned up, floor is dry, and debris not on floor, etc., are addressed immediately. 
• Assists in other areas of the plant operation as directed.

Position Requirements:
Education and Experience:
• Education equivalent to graduation from high school, or the equivalent in related work experience, demonstrating the ability to read a map, interact professionally with various levels of internal/external customers, and portrait a strong professional appearance and attitude at all times and in all situations.
• Two or more years of customer service experience required. Previous route management experience is a plus.
• Completion of an accredited driving school, or one or more years of Commercial Driving experience required.
• Maintains current required drivers license, with an excellent driving record.
• Demonstrates the ability to read a map.
• Demonstrates good computer skills and knowledge of intranet.
• Maintains current Medical Examiner’s Certification (MEC) issued by a doctor approved by Stericycle.
• Must work safely and carefully to prevent injury to self and others while driving, loading, and unloading vehicle. Requires constant mental and visual attention relative to the safe operation of the vehicle.

Must be able to exert up to 150 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 60 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to lift, push or pull carts weighing as much as 500 pounds. May require mandatory immunizations and credentialing based on customer requirements *LI

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