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Title:  Driver Route Lead CDL - Excellent Pay

Requisition Id:  13128
Job Function:  Field Services Operations
Career Area:  Drivers
Work Location:  Rancho Cordova, CA

Position Purpose:

The Medical Route Driver Lead is responsible to provide shift leadership with guidance, training, and coaching to enhance the teams service level to our clients, while taking care of all customer needs. The Lead is to serve as an example to other Route Drivers, trains new drivers, and is considered a developmental role for succession planning. The Route Driver Lead maintains Stericycle policies, standards, and practices and ensures adherence to Stericycle’s Vision, Mission and Values. 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 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    May prepare and load trucks to service select accounts for the day, ensuring enough supplies are added
o    Loading and securing of waste or material or unloading truck at various Stericycle and select customer accounts.  Inventory and load of supplies needed each day
o    Pick up specified waste from each customer site scheduled for the day.  Ensures customers have packaged and prepared waste according to all federal, state, and local rules and regulations before transporting
o    Provide the highest level of customer service to assigned accounts daily, 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
o    Operates company equipment in a safe and efficient manner in an effort to minimize the risk of injury and equipment damage
•    Provides training, coaching and mentoring to fellow drivers and new hires
•    Ensures 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 pre-trip, post-trip checks, and driver check-in on assigned truck, prior to leaving or closing for the day.  Reports any maintenance problems to Transportation Supervisor or Dispatcher for follow-up.  Use of ELD (electronic logging device) and use of Geotab to log hours per DOT guidelines, when applicable
•    Complies with all local, state and federal laws governing driver fitness and hours of service.  
•    Receives training, coaching and mentoring from Supervisor
•    Perform other duties and responsibilities, as assigned


•    High School Diploma or equivalent
•    2+Years of Experience, preferably in driving commercial box trucks and route management
•    Must be age 21 or older

•    Current commercial driver’s license (Class B or above) with an excellent driving record
•    All CMV/CDL drivers must be able to obtain a medical card by a certified medical examiner

Certifications and/or Licenses:

Commercial Driver's License B (CDL B)
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.


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 or person. 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.

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