Class A or B CDL Hazmat Truck Driver


Job ID:



Albany, NY 




per year

Employment Type:

Full time



Job Description:

Support USE's 24/7/365 operations on emergency response, land service and maritime contracts or projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Execution of fieldwork encompassed in marine services, industrial cleaning, UST removal, waste packaging and disposal, site demolition, emergency spill response and site cleanup projects while under no supervision.
  • Execution of advanced skills in work associated with one or more of the skilled trades/crafts.
  • Proficient in the completion of all job-specific, employee related paper work including Timesheets, Daily Work Reports and Daily Tailgate Safety Meeting Forms. Correct completion of Driver's Logs and Notes/Incident Action Logbook. Correct completion of Hazardous Waste Manifests, Health and Safety Forms, Job Start Forms and Client Summary of Event Forms as required.
  • Load/ unload drums, cylinders, equipment from and into vans, flatbeds, trailers and assist in retrieval or cleanup of biomedical waste.
  • Understand and comply with company and client safety standards and set up a containment reduction zone consistent with OSHA regulations.
  • Execution of competent person training which includes field calibration of combustible gas indicators (CGI). Calibrate and use air monitoring equipment.
  • Safely drive and perform safety checks on all vehicles (including Class A /B) and all marine vessels as required. Attach and operate equipment attachments for various vehicles (forklift, bobcat, etc).
  • Supervise Technician I and II personnel as required with a basic understanding of personnel policies and applicable laws and regulations. Demonstrate foreman capabilities and lead others.
  • Must be clean shaven at all times to allow for immediate donning of respirator.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Requires High School or GED (or equivalent reading, writing and reasoning skills)
  • 2+ years of experience performing directly related work (fire fighting, emergency response, general construction, industrial cleaning).
  • Qualified employees must possess or be able to complete the 80-hour HAZWOPER certification (Washington only), plus possess current 8 hour hazwoper refresher certificate.
  • Needs 8 hour OSHA Supervisor Certification.
  • Must have a valid Class "A or B" License with Hazmat Endorsement; a clear DMV Record and demonstrate level B competence with both SCBA and air-line respirators.
  • Ability to follow directions; read/write/speak and understand English; read and understand common danger placards / labels and hazardous warning literature including site safety plans.
    Must have completion of applicable training to operate assigned equipment including large centrifugal pumps, pressure washers (all types, including hydroblasters), Bobcats (small equipment) Backhoes, front end loaders, Trackhoes, scissor lifts, man lifts, vacuum trucks and super suckers.
  • Need HM181 / 126F DOT Driver Training.
  • Must have training in hazardous materials management and compliance, or equivalent topics.
  • Completion of applicable trade or craft training or apprenticeship programs preferred.
  • Must be Confined Space Qualified and have CPR/First Aid Training. Ability do travel, work on site and extends hours as required.

Successful completion of a pre-employment background and substance screening process including, but not limited to, employment verifications, criminal search and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) search as well continued verifications throughout employment to ensure that all records meet company policy standards.



We take great pride in offering a variety of comprehensive and industry-leading programs and resources to support the health and well-being of our team members and their families.

Being an industry leader means giving back to our most valuable asset - our people.

US Ecology offers:

  • 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision options for team members and their children
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employer match for 401(k) Savings & Retirement plan with Roth contribution option
  • Paid time off (PTO), Holidays, Bereavement leave, Jury duty, Military leave
  • Employee discounts on goods and services through ADP LifeMart
  • Protection through workers' compensation insurance
  • Education reimbursement
  • Bonus programs
  • Paid volunteer time and Paid parental leave
  • Medical coverage including traditional co-pay plans and HSA qualified plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Dental and vision coverage comes with option to buy up
  • Medical and dependent care Flexible Spending Account options
  • Health Saving Account options
  • Employer paid group term life insurance
  • Employer paid short and long-term disability
  • Voluntary term life insurance

US Ecology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, among other factors.

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