General Electric Chemical Delivery Hazmat Driver in Springfield, Illinois

About Us:

GE announced they signed a definitive agreement to sell the Water & Process Technologies business to SUEZ, a services and solutions company with global operations primarily in water and waste management. The deal will be subject to customary closing conditions such as regulatory review and appropriate consultation and we expect this to be complete by mid-2017. Water & Process Technologies will operate business as usual through this process and will continue to meet its commitments to its valued customers and employees. This includes hiring strong talent to help the business grow and be successful. GE is targeting to complete the sale of the business by mid-2017.

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:

The Chemical Delivery Hazmat Driver will drive a tractor-trailer combination capacity up to 80,000 GVW, to transport and deliver hazardous and non-hazardous materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form. You will be required to load and unload tanker, box truck, or flatbed. This position will be based out of Addison, Illinois.

Essential Responsibilities:

As the Chemical Delivery Hazmat Driver, you will:

  • Support all Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) programs, policies, and regulations

  • Follow all applicable state and federal DOT regulations and follow appropriate safety procedures when transporting hazardous materials

  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles

  • Be responsible for scheduling both preventative and unplanned maintenance

  • Work with scheduler, customer sites, inventory planners and sales reps to obtain delivery instructions and schedule unloading

  • Secure cargo for transport, using straps, blocks, chain, binders, and/or covers

  • Deliver to all GE customers in the U.S. Midwest / North Central states including, but not limited to MI, IN, KY, TN, AK, MS, IL, WI, MN, IA, NE, KS, CO, WY, MT, SD, and ND

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • High School Diploma / GED

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with class A CDL, hazardous materials transportation and driving a tractor-trailer combination

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

  • Ability and willingness to travel 95% of the time, as required

  • Ability and willingness to travel overnights, as required

  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid U.S. Passport and TWIC

  • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain Haz-Mat and Tanker Endorsements

Desired Characteristics:

  • Associate's Degree (2 year college or technical school)

  • Minimum of 5 years in hazardous materials transportation

  • Minimum of 5 years of driving a tractor-trailer

  • All-weather driving experience (heat, snow, ice, hail, sleet, rain, fog)

  • Experience with Freightliner or Kenworth tractor equipment

  • Forklift certification

  • Respirator fit tested

  • Excellent communication and documentation skills

  • Attention to detail and strong math skills

  • Strong computer skillsTeam player, individual thinker

  • Customer focused; positive attitude

Locations: United States; Illinois; Addison, Chicago

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.