Plant Truck Driver Full-time

at Gladieux Metals Recycling, LLC in Freeport, TX (Published at February-27-2020)


The Plant Truck Driver is responsible for safely driving, weighing, and spotting trailers throughout the plant.

Specific duties include:

  • Report to shipping clerk to recieve delivery invoices.
  • Ensure load is tied down properly before leaving yard.
  • Ensure load is double-checked for accuracy before leaving the yard and job-site.
  • Ensure that load is not over-weight, per regulation.
  • Keep picking slips in vehicle at all times.
  • Drives, weighs roll-offs at different locations throughout the plant.
  • Inspect empty trailers.
  • Completes daily inspections on equipment and trailers and completes check sheets.
  • Ensures that truck is positioned and secured at proper loading rack.
  • Assists Material Handlers, as needed.
  • Wears all protective clothing and equipment, including respirator equipment that may be required in a manner that ensures maximum personal safety.
  • Communicates wiht facility supervisor on any problems as they occur.
  • Completes any other duties that may be assigned in order to finish the job.
  • Requires knowledge of materials, loading and unloading procedures, maintaining company equipment (trucks), filling out preventative maintenance logs, and adhering to safety procedures.
  • Maintains logs of travel and cargo according to federal and state regulations.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required along with 3 years or more warehouse and or chemical loading and unloading experience.
  • Requires a valid class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) wiht a HAZMAT endorsement; Must have a satisfactory driving record.
  • Forklift certification preferred bt can get certified onsite.
  • Pass respirator fit test, criminal background check and pre-employment drug screen.
  • Follow written and verbal instructions and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Receiving and successfully pass training for OSHA, LOTO, DOT, HAZMAT, NCCER, RCRA, Site-Specific Training and any other required certifications for the position.

Working Conditions:

  • Work will be performed in a plant facility, outdoors in all weather conditions to include extreme heat, cold, wind, and precipitation.  Work may be performed in tight, confined spaces that require appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Regularly exposed to dust, noise, chemicals and fumes.  Appropriate PPE will be provided and employees are required to wear designated PPE at all times.
  • Rotating shift work is required for this position.  Overtime, nights, weekends and holidays may be required per the established schedule or as needed to meet production goals.  Employees may be called upon to volunteer for call-out opportunities.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to push, pull and lift a minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to lift, pull and push materials and equipment to complete assigned job tasks.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, walk, reach, bend, squat, kneel, and climb stairs/ladders for an entire shift.
  • Must wear safety gear and required PPE.

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