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Title:  Driver Route CDL A

Requisition Id:  14594
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Work Location:  Lakeland, FL - Autoclave

About Us:

At Stericycle, we deliver solutions and drive innovations that protect the environment, people, and public health. This includes working to create a more sustainable, shared future. Our innovative solutions make a difference in people's lives, communities, and our planet by protecting their health and well-being. Change your career. Change your world. Join Stericycle and help protect health and well-being in a safe, responsible, and sustainable way.

Position Purpose:

The Medical Waste Route Driver CDL A is responsible for servicing assigned accounts in Tractor Trailer combination unit, the most professional way, ensuring that customers’ needs are met on a continual basis for various waste pickup and supply delivery.  Provides the highest level of customer service possible at all times.  Will also transport medical waste from either a Stericycle location or customer location, to a transfer location or processing location. DOT rules and regulations must be upheld at all times.
All Company assigned vehicles are equipped with camera telematics which include inside and outside cameras.  In addition, all vehicles are equipped with ELD (electronic logging device) and GPS (global positioning system).

Key Job Activities:

•    Manages assigned routes ensuring customers’ waste is picked up in a safe, timely and accurate manner
o    Pick up and transport medical waste safely according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations
o    Plans daily schedule based on customers’ needs by reviewing daily paperwork, e.g., manifest, route sheets, previous VCR, etc. provided by the Transportation Manager/Supervisor or Dispatcher
o    Follows routing software route schedule
o    May require loading and securing of material and waste or unloading truck at various customer sites or Stericycle locations
o    May prepare and load / secure waste in trucks to service select accounts for the day, ensuring enough supplies are added
o    Pick up specified waste from each customer site scheduled for the day.  Ensures that customers have packaged and prepared the waste according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations before transporting
o    Provide the highest level of customer service to assigned accounts on a daily basis, communicating any issues to Transportation Manager/Supervisor or Dispatcher for resolution.  This includes, but is not limited to re-routes, adjustments in container sizes, training, etc.  
o    Ensures waste, supplies, and material handling equipment are secured prior to operating vehicle on public highway
•    Ensures that assigned paperwork is completed legibly, neatly, accurately, and completely and returned to Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher for processing.  Ensures DOT Driver Log is completed, if applicable
•    Communicates with Stericycle Transportation Supervisor and/or Dispatcher regarding any change to route pickups, including address changes, customer not having waste ready for pickup, etc.  Ensures that employee covering for specific route is aware of any situations outside the norm in order to provide the highest level of customer service.  Reports any problems/issues with accounts to Transportation Supervisor and/or Dispatcher before the close of business each day
•    Performs a documented pre-trip and post-trip maintenance on assigned truck prior to leaving or closing for the day.  Reports any maintenance problems to Transportation/Dispatcher for follow-up.  Use of ELD (electronic logging device) and Geotab to log hours in accordance with DOT guidelines
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned


Preferred Education: in High School

Experience (North America & LATAM):

•    High School Diploma or equivalent
•    1+ Years of Experience, preferably in driving Tractor Trailer GVW 80K lbs. and able to pull a towed weight exceeding 10,000 lbs
•    Driver’s License Required: Current driver’s license Class A with an excellent driving record
•    All CMV/CDL drivers must be able to obtain a medical card by a certified medical examiner
Must be 21 years of age or older

Experience (EMEAA):

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Commercial Driver's License A (CDL A)
Medical Examiners Certification


Stericycle currently offers its employees the option to participate in a full range of benefits, including a health care program which includes medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts, life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance, an employee assistance program, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation and sick time, a 401(k) plan, and an employee stock purchase plan. Participation in some programs requires that employees be regularly scheduled to work a minimum number of hours and/or to have fulfilled a waiting period after they begin employment with Stericycle.


Disclaimer:  The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.  To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.

Nearest Major Market: Lakeland