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 Environmental Field Operator / Driver - Rockford, Illinois, United States

Job information
Posted by: Waste Connections, Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Utilities Oil, and Gas 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Environmental/Safety
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: R-05513 / Latpro-3579310 
Date posted: Nov-04-2017
State, Zip: Illinois, 61101


Job Title

Environmental Field Operator / Driver

Employee Type

Requisition Primary Location

Rockford, Illinois

Job Description

Rock River Environmental Solutions (RRES) is a full-service environmental waste contractor specializing in waste management and onsite industrial cleaning services.  RRES currently has an opening for an Environmental Field Operator / Driver to work in our special waste division.  This is a full-time, hourly paid position.

RRES is looking for Field Specialists / Driver to join our team in Rockford, IL. with at least 2 years experience in the industrial/environmental field who have an interest in the environmental industry.  The ability to travel within the Tri-State Area (IL, WI & IA) is required.


  • Load & unload, manifest and transport special waste (i.e. non-haz liquid waste) to third party entities (60-100% of the workweek).
  • Provide general labor on industrial cleaning projects, decontamination projects, and occasional confined-space work (0-40% of the workweek).
  • Operating vacuum trucks (semi-vac tanker or supersucker) and hauling to third party entities, or loading liquid waste / sludges into vacuum boxes;
  • Operating semi-van trailers and loading with special waste in drums, totes or on skids;
  • Complete paperwork (i.e. waste profiles, job summary forms, daily vehicle inspections, manifests & bills-of-lading) to satisfy the DOT & EPA regulatory requirements


  • Class A CDL, will also consider Class B but must obtain Class A within 8 weeks of employment;
  • Successful completion of OSHA / DOT physical examination including pre-employment drug screen;
  • Valid Drivers License


  • Experience on industrial cleaning projects involving pressure washing and / or water blasting and at least 1 year experience operating and driving vacuum trucks is desirable.
  • Tanker endorsement (preferred) OR ability/desire to obtain;
  • DOT Hazmat endorsement (preferred) OR ability / desire to obtain;
  • OSHA Confined Space Training certified OR ability/desire to obtain;
  • Current  HAZWOPER / 40-hour OSHA Certification (or ability to obtain)
  • Basic knowledge of shipping HazMat, EPA / DOT regulated waste, or non-haz special waste using Uniform Manifests


  • Competitive wage
  • Performance-based career growth potential
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance plans
  • Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)
  • 401(k) with a generous company match
  • Flexible Spending Account 

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Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans) 

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