Class A Line Haul Driver- Salem, OR

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We’re SeQuential. We collect used cooking oil, refine it into biodiesel and bioproducts, and then refuel our communities. We are the longest-running commercial biodiesel producer on the West Coast, and thanks to relationships with great partners we’ve become what we are today– an innovative, conscientious maker of local, responsible, bioproducts that’s helping build a better energy model for the future.

Our corporate headquarters is in Portland, Oregon, and we have 11 locations from as far north as Seattle, Washington, to as far south as San Jose, California. Geographically we span a large footprint, but our clear sense of mission and values allows us to operate cohesively.

 

Summary
Line Haul Drivers transport bulk loads of fuel used cooking oil (UCO) and/or wastewater between various depot and third-party companies located in Washington, Oregon and Northern California.  This position may include some occasional overnight travel.   All drivers are expected to operate company vehicles safely and pursuant to DOT and FMCSA regulations.

We are looking for our next great team member to join us in our mission to build a better energy model. If you’re the kind of person that isn’t afraid of a little grease, grime and hard work and wants to find your next work home please send us your resume and tell us a little about yourself.

You don’t need to know much about cooking oil, grease traps or biodiesel, but you do have to be able to do the job, which means having the certifications listed below:

 Customer Service

  • Deliver goods to various locations in a safe and timely manner
  • Interact professionally with customers and provide excellent customer service
  • Maintain consistent reliability for regularly scheduled work hours
  • Proactively communicate delays and problems of an assigned route to the proper channels
  • Always ensure proper cleanliness of interior/exterior of truck
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of trucks

Safety

  • Pre and post-check vehicle to ensure safe transportation. Report any malfunctions to supervisors.
  • Maintain electronic daily logbooks in line with DOT safety guidelines
  • Perform pre and post-trip inspections using XRS Digital Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIRs). Convey any vehicular concerns to Site Manager and Fleet Manager
  • Maintain an acceptable driving record as outlined in the SeQuential Driver Points Policy
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

Competencies

  • Communication
  • Ethical conduct
  • Stress tolerance
  • Adaptability
  • Professional and friendly demeanor
  • Customer Service skills
  • Ability to work well independently
  • Ability to effectively use company provided smart phone or tablet
  • Ability to pass pre-employment and ongoing DOT drug screening
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check

Education and Experience 

  • 1 + years of commercial driving experience
  • Must have valid Class A license and clean driving record
  • Must have tanker endorsement/double and triples a plus
  • Must have current DOT medical DOT card
  • Must have air brake endorsement
  • Vacuum tanker truck experience a plus
  • HAZMAT endorsement a plus
  • TWIC card a plus

 Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, stoop, and kneel frequently
  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, stoop, and kneel frequently
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
  • Ability to work in varied offices, warehouses, truck yards, and public venues
  • Ability to tolerate intense smells of non-toxic bulk liquids (used cooking oil and grease trap)
  • Ability to work for long period outdoors in temperature/precipitation extremes typical of the Pacific Northwest/California climate
  • Ability to wear protective equipment on the head, face, hands, and feet in accordance with safety requirements
  • Ability to work in varying noise levels, and to wear hearing protection as required
  • Ability to operate large vehicles for extended periods of time

 

Compensation and Benefits

Position starting wage: $24.55/hr

We know how important it is to have predictability in your earnings and that’s why we have dedicated company resources to ensuring your compensation as a driver is fair and transparent. We work hard to make sure our pay is in line with industry standards in each of our geographic regions so that you will be paid fairly for your work.

When you come onboard with us you’ll also get 9 paid holidays per year, and you will start out accruing PTO at a rate of 3 weeks per year.

We offer full-time employees comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits.

 

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This document describes the general nature and level of work performed by personnel assigned to this job classification. This document is not, however, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so assigned. The company has the right to add, revise, or delete job duties (and subsequently information within this document) at any time.

 

The company is both Equal Opportunity, and At Will. The company does not discriminate on basis of age, sex, religion, marital status, or sexual orientation. Either the company or employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time for any legally permissible reason. Reasonable accommodations will be made for qualified candidates/employees with disabilities.