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Colorado Springs Utilities Truck Driver in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Truck Driver

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $22.94 to $24.09

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 12/1/20

Truck Driver

Colorado Springs Utilities Support Services department, Gravel Production, is looking for an individual who has the desire and self-motivation to join our team as a Truck Driver. This challenging and rewarding career is responsible for supporting all four core utility services along with aggregate and recycling operations. This position is unique to Colorado Springs Utilities with the primary function responsible for operating roll-off equipment utilized in the transport of industrial waste, and recyclables from collection centers to landfill site or materials recovery facility, and related work as assigned.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Ability to safely operate roll off truck to collect solid waste and recycle material in 20 and 30 yards roll off containers.

  • Ability to perform a physically demanding job, loading and unloading, at times with no helpers.

  • Operate hydraulic hand controls to lift/load refuse and dispose of solid waste and recyclables at designated facilities.

  • Courteous interaction with our customers and perform other miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

  • Responsible for safely hauling materials that may require navigation through congested and confined areas.

  • Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles such as checking fluids, safety equipment, and tires.

  • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle using utilizing standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report); notes all issues on DVIR form for corrective review/repair.

  • Ability to operate tandem dump truck in support of utility installation and maintenance, debris transportation and aggregate stockpiling at CSU facilities

  • Operate various types of heavy machinery including but not limited to front end loaders, backhoes, skid steers and ride on compactors

  • Assist Gravel Production crews in mining and recycling activities using vibratory screen plants, impact crushers and conveyors belts.

  • Operate 500, 2500 and 4000-gallon water tanks and trucks in support of community events, emergency water supply and air emission permit compliance

The successful candidate must be flexible to work multiple rotating shifts which may include weekends, nights and on call hours. Additionally, overtime may be required as needed.

What does it take to be successful in this position? While most people would have completed two years of experience in field construction/maintenance operating larger trucks, the ideal candidate will have experience with water construction. A valid Commercial Driver’s License Class B is required. Class A and Tanker endorsement is preferred.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • With just under 2000 employees and 6 divisions, Colorado Springs Utilities provides horizontal and vertical growth opportunities for our enterprising employees. We value people and demonstrate your value through a supportive work environment, generous time off and great benefits. Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community! For more information and to apply, visit www.csu.org.

ATTENTION: Colorado Springs Utilities is considered an essential business delivering critical services to our community. During the current coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, we are hiring for a variety of positions. Interviews for many positions will leverage remote technology solutions, to include the enhanced use of email, telephone and video solutions where possible. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled .

Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate. In addition to a competitive wage, Colorado Springs Utilities offers a variety of benefits. For more information on our benefits, visit https://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/benefits/.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

For more information regarding applicant rights, visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm

Have a question? If you have a question about a position or need assistance from a recruiter, email us at csurecruiting@csu.org or call 719-668-7500.

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E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/. If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Colorado Springs Utilities does not participate in work visa programs or sponsorship of work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B or TN visas)

Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

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