Title: Operator / Driver
Job Type: Full-time, Permanent, Represented (Teamsters Local 879)
Shift: Afternoon Shift (4:00pm to midnight, Monday to Friday)
Probationary Rate: $21.00
We are a leading, vertically integrated provider of essential environmental and industrial services in Canada for industrial, commercial and institutional end markets, including the manufacturing, mining, construction, refining and petrochemical, waste management and remediation, institutional, transportation, pulp and paper, utilities and oil and gas sectors. Headquartered in Burlington, Ontario, we employ over 2,100 people and operate an integrated network of over 70 locations, coast to coast.
We are uniquely suited to address both the simple and complex environmental service needs of a sophisticated customer base through our highly specialized network of facilities, broad portfolio of service capabilities, deep understanding of the waste volumes we manage, and robust health and safety and regulatory compliance programs. Our comprehensive portfolio of services, including onsite and field services and collection, processing, recovery and disposal, allows us to manage the lifecycle of waste streams from point of generation through ultimate resolution, with an orientation towards minimizing disposal and maximizing the recovery or recycling of valuable by-products.
For more information, visit www.TERRAPUREenv.com
The primary role of the Operator/Driver is to support facility operations by shunting, loading and unloading trucks and moving skids using a forklift. The secondary component of this role is to pick-up trucks from other Terrapure facilities or 3rd party repair shops, move trailers between the Lottridge and Hillyard facilities, and deliver trailers for Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste (MHSW) events.
Shunt and reposition trucks within the yard
Assist Facility Operators on our docks (4) by loading and unloading trucks, including industrial drums and boxes
Where appropriate, move material by manual material handling, forklift operation or by using a drum cart in a safe and secure manner
Load forklifts onto trailers in preparation for weekend work at MHSW events
Pick up trailers from other Terrapure facilities on a daily basis or when required
Pick-up trucks from other Terraoure facilities or from other locations as required
Experience, Qualifications & Education
High School Diploma
Two (2) years of AZ driver experience is required
Previous forklift experience is an asset
Previous experience handling chemicals is an asset
Must be able to read labels on containers of waste to determine hazard characteristics
Must be able to write in a clear and legible manner in order to complete required paperwork
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada.
You will be required to work Monday to Friday from 4:00pm to midnight. There is no long haul driving required for this role
Weekend work is optional but available between the months of April and November
Must be able to lift up to 40 to 50 pounds
Position requires the ability to stand for long periods of time and walking
You will be required to work outside in all weather conditions which may include hot, cold, dirty, dusty, wet or noisy environments
You will be required to wear personal protective equipment which may include hard hats, eye protection, hearing protection, respirators, flame retardant clothing and safety shoes
This is a safety sensitive position. Offers of employment are conditional upon the successful completion of a drug and alcohol test.
Terrapure Environmental is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing an environment without discrimination and employ personnel without regard to race, age, gender, or any other protected ground. Our philosophy is to provide fair and equal employment and development opportunities for our employees based on skills and capability.
Terrapure Environmental provides applicants and employees with reasonable accommodation upon request, as may be required.
How to Apply
Please submit your application on-line http://www.terrapureenv.com
Thank you for your interest but only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.