Driver/Yard Steward – Seattle, WA

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Sign on bonus of $2,500 paid in two equal installments at the 3rd and 6th month.

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.

Position Overview

The ideal candidate will possess the physical stamina to work at least a 40-hour work week, demonstrate maturity, solid work ethic and dependability. This person will get very dirty pressure washing totes indoors to remove oil. Also, this person will deliver containers to company customers, and performs other duties as assigned. They are expected to operate Company vehicles safely and pursuant to DOT and FMSCA regulations.

Essential Functions

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Moving totes with forklift into position to begin pressure washing.
  • Pressure washing totes to remove the old oil.
  • Rolling paint onto dry totes.
  • Placing new sticker SQ logo on tote.
  • Moving finished tote with forklift R2G (ready to go) area.
  • Travel amongst locations to service Company customers, this may include but is not limited to collecting used cooking oil, collecting grease trap materials, cleaning internal and external grease traps, and delivering containers to customer locations
  • Interface professionally with customers and provide excellent customer service
  • Maintain consistent reliability for regularly scheduled work hours barring any extenuating circumstances
  • In instances of any attendance or availability related extenuating circumstances, communicate with Site Manager appropriately
  • Monitor daily progress in running assigned routes.
  • Proactively communicate delays and problems to Dispatch in real time

Desired Competencies and Experience

  • Passion for biofuels and sustainability
  • Schedule flexibility
  • General mechanical ability (understanding of pumps, pipes, valves, etc.) strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication, English literacy (multilingual applicants encouraged to apply)
  • Adaptability
  • Valid Class C Driver’s License
  • Valid DOT Medical Certificate
  • 1+ years of on the road, verifiable commercial driving experience

Physical Demands

  • Ability to stand, walk, sit, stoop, and kneel frequently
  • Ability to lift, push, pull, carry up to 100lbs 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
  • 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

Work Environment & Travel

This position operates primarily in a vehicle, or at customer locations. Majority of time will be spent either in vehicle or outdoors. Additionally, employees can expect to spend time at various company location.

What We Offer

Here at SeQuential we believe you should get more from your employer than just a paycheck every other week. Working for SeQuential should have a positive impact on your life beyond in the office. Not only do we want you to be a healthy employee, we also want you to be a happy one and that means taking some time off from work every now and then. When you onboard with us you’ll get 9 paid holidays per year.

You also start out accruing PTO at a rate of 3 weeks per year. We offer generous benefits package that includes affordable health, dental and vision insurance, as well as complementary life and short term disability insurance.

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. SeQuential has the right to add, revise, or delete job duties (and subsequently information within this document) at any time.

Sequential is both Equal Opportunity, and At Will. The company does not discriminate on basis of race, age, sex, religion, marital status, or sexual orientation. Either 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.