Driver - Class A/B
Pacoima, CA 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description
    Job Locations US-CA-Pacoima
    Driver - Class A/B
    # of Openings1
    Overview & Essential Job Functions

    Position Summary

    The Driver is responsible for safely operating a heavy-duty truck to perform assigned duties on container delivery, recycling, residential, commercial, or industrial (roll-off) routes. This position is responsible for efficiently servicing assigned customers, while complying with all local, state, and federal transportation regulations and with Company policies.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Operates vehicle in accordance with Occupational and Safety Health Act (OSHA)/Department of Transportation (DOT) requires as well as all local, state and federal requirements; maintains a clean and safe vehicle.
    • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle using utilizing standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report).
    • Ensures vehicle is operating correctly while on the route and notifies Route Supervisor/Dispatch/Maintenance of any concerns.
    • Understands and practices operating as prescribed in Athens Services Safety Rules.
    • Immediately reports any unsafe situations/service calls to Route Supervisor/Dispatch before attempting service.
    • Participates and cooperates in all scheduled training, briefings, and Safety meetings as required by the Company.
    • Makes use of standard tools and resources provided by the Company.
    • Works closely with Route Supervisors to improve route efficiencies and identify problem or unsafe accounts.
    • Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Supervisor or Dispatch, assisting other company drivers as directed.
    • Notifies Route Supervisor of any incidents/accidents/injures/property damage.
    • Notifies Dispatch/Route Supervisor of issues as prescribed by Service Machine protocol, including blocked containers, potential missed pick-ups or problems that arise on the route.
    • Communicates customer requests/issues to Dispatch/Route Supervisor.
    • Completely dumps all containers and leaves the customer’s location clean and free of debris.
    • Completes and submits DCI’S (driver call inquiry).
    • Properly positions containers on the customer’s property.
    • Follows route assignments throughout the day and completes all documentation when checking-in at the end of the route.
    • Provides a positive professional customer attitude when dealing with customers.
    • Assists other drivers in completing routes as directed.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications & Environmental Demands

    Required Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
    • Valid Class A or B Driver's License
    • 3+ years of experience operating a commercial vehicle
    • Minimum of 6 months experience in a heavy labor role
    • Acceptable Driver Record
    • Able to meet all DOT requirements
    • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Bilingual English / Spanish
    • Work experience in the waste, environmental services, energy, or transportation industry

    Physical/Environmental Demands:

    • Physical:
      • Standing, walking, seeing, hearing, & smelling continuously.
      • Problem solving, oral/written communication, analytical ability, concentration, & interpersonal abilities continuously.
      • Eye/hand coordination, handling, & wrist motion continuously.
      • Bending, reaching, stretching, frequently, and lifting ≤ 50 Lbs. frequently.
    • Environmental:
      • Exposure to dust, smoke, fumes, odors, grease, oil, chemicals, wet/hot conditions, & noise continuously.
      • Works outside only.


    • Comprehensive benefit package Medical, Dental, Vision
    • 401K
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Life Insurance
    • Paid Vacation and Sick Time
    • Recognition programs
    • Professional development learning

    Athens will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance and any other applicable state, federal or local laws. EEO/M/F/disability/veteran


    Job Summary
    Start Date
    As soon as possible
    Employment Term and Type
    Regular, Full Time
    Required Education
    High School or Equivalent
    Required Experience
    3+ years
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