Waste Oil Recovery Driver – Zachary, LA

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Conforms to company attendance policies.
  • Wears Company supplied uniforms and required safety equipment.
  • Maintains a neat, clean appearance during work times.
  • Loads, transports and unloads used oil and other liquid waste streams from pick up point to the destination as directed by supervisor/dispatcher.
  • Completes all paperwork according to company policies including but not limited to:  daily vehicle inspections and maintenance, manifests, driver logs (if applicable).
  • Meets scheduled collection times, notifies dispatch promptly if delayed for any reason.
  • Makes cold calls, provides sales leads and works to grow the customer base through sales activities.
  • Consistently meets company production standards based on gallons/volume, location, vehicle and other criteria as specified by the facility regional manager and assigned budget.
  • Uses proper equipment and follows established operating procedures to safely and efficiently perform all duties needed to effectively service the customer.
  • Complies with all rules, regulations, and laws of the State, Federal, and other regulatory agencies pertaining to motor vehicle operation and used oil handling.
  • Follows all procedures as outlined in the Universal Environmental Services Driver’s manual covering pickup procedures, pumping procedures, pumping on/off tanker trailers, drum handling procedures, used oil and other general operating practices, emergency response plans, and safety procedures.
  • Reports all accidents, spills, and injuries according to the UES Emergency Response Procedures.
  • Provide outstanding customer service and satisfaction.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with employees and customers.
  • Consistently evaluate work and determine if further steps are needed to meet or exceed customer expectations.

 Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • 2 years of verifiable driving experience
  • Able to read written instruction, complete required paperwork and perform basic math calculations.
  • Must be familiar with all company policies and procedures regarding safety and operations.
  • Must have a working knowledge of all applicable rules, regulations, and laws of the State, Federal, pertaining to the collection/transportation of used oil.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work under pressure.
  • Ability to travel to other locations, overnight stays may be required.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A/B with hazmat/tanker endorsements.
  • Valid Medical Certificate. 

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

  • Physical activity includes bending, reaching, stretching, climbing in/out of tractors and on top of tanks, pulling hoses weighing up to 75 lbs and moving drums weighing up to 400 lbs with proper equipment.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • None

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adeatcher@universalenviro.com  or apply@universalenviro.com