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HAZMAT Endorsed Truck Driver Technician

Company: Perma-Fix
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Salary Range : $25.00-$35.00 based on experience


Non-Exempt. This position is responsible for performing transportation and technician duties for the Perma-Fix Of Florida (PFF) facility.


  • Drive truck to assigned locations. (Locations and the scope of work will vary on a daily basis.)
  • Inspect containers/drums for regulatory compliance to identify non-conformances such as: Improper container closure, deformity, signs of leakage and improper DOT labeling before loading onto truck.
  • Loading containers/materials (55-gallon drums, totes, roll off boxes or tankers) of hazardous and non-hazardous waste onto the truck and/or trailer for transportation and delivery to their final destination.
  • Ability to perform multiple overnight trips as needed depending on schedule. Will require some Saturday shifts for field service projects.
  • Conduct daily inspections of the vehicle at the end of the shift and report any problems or damage to management.
  • Observe and report equipment or mechanical failures immediately
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and effective manner.
  • Complete a daily truck log and submit reports of mileage covered at EOD
  • Unloading and processing containers upon delivery to the PFF facility
  • Ensure that all assigned tasks are performed in compliance with the Department of Transportation, facility permits and licenses, company policies, procedures, and state and federal regulations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



  • High school graduate or equivalent (college, vocational or job training in a technical field preferred).
  • 40-hour OSHA Hazwoper Certification with current 8-hr refresher.
  • Maintain current operator license, w/Class A CDL with Tanker and HAZMAT endorsement.
  • Experience with van trailers, roll off trailers and tankers preferred.
  • No serious tickets or accidents in last 5 years
  • No DWI/DUI in last 10 years
  • A minimum of 3-5+ years' commercial driving experience required
  • Current D.O.T. Haz. Materials Training 49 CFR 172.70.
  • Maintain a clean driving record.
  • Knowledge and ability to operate commercial vehicle under DOT/FMCSA rules and laws.
  • Trained to FMCSA [76 FR 75470] restricted use of hand-held mobile telephones
  • Preparation of manifests, labels, daily logs, and trip reports.
  • Knowledgeable in proper usage of materials handling equipment (Forklifts, Drum dollies and carts)
  • Displays professionalism.
  • Licensed operator I/C powered sit-down counterbalanced lift truck
  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Personality conducive to teamwork.


Occasional exposure to vibration and excessive noise. Frequent exposure to the outside elements where subject to seasonal extremes of temperature. Use of a particulate mask, an air-purifying respirator, tyvek, or other protective equipment, as needed.

Perma-Fix is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

Keywords: Perma-Fix, Gainesville , HAZMAT Endorsed Truck Driver Technician, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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