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Driver-Operator at Synagro

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Greenville, South Carolina

Job Description:

Founded in 1986, Synagro Technologies, Inc. provides environmentally sustainable solutions for commercial and municipal organizations that generate organic by-products. Synagro consistently transforms industrial and municipal waste into environmentally friendly resources that benefit our communities. As the largest recycler of organic by-products in North America, Synagro uses best-in-class processes, from beneficial reuse to renewable energy, that adhere to the strictest of environmental regulations to provide compelling solutions for communities across the continent. Serving more than 600 municipal and industrial water and wastewater facilities in the United States and Canada, Synagro’s leading systems of organic by-product management services support municipalities of all sizes in saving money and meeting environmental regulations. Visit to learn more.

Here are some highlights on this position:

  • The work environment is fast-paced and challenging.

  • New employees receive 15 days paid time off to start.

  • New employees receive eight paid holidays and two floating holidays.

  • Dental, medical and supplemental insurance plans are available.

  • Employer-matched 401(k) plan is available.

Responsible for safely transporting material from a clients’ location and to an assigned destination for processing or disposal. Performs necessary tasks to load and unload material utilizing commercial trucks and/or heavy/agricultural equipment. (May include tankers and end dump trailers in an off road environment.)

1. Complete a daily truck log and submit reports of mileage covered at EOD
2. Serve as a brand advocate and ambassador in every interaction with clients and the public
3. Conduct daily inspections and perform preventative maintenance on the truck/equipment
4. Comply with all DOT, state, local and in-house regulations, procedures, and rules
5. Operate truck/equipment in a safe manner at all times
6. Perform loading, unloading, and timely delivery of material to assigned/approved destination
7. Travel from job site to job site or plant to job site. May involve overnight travel
8. Clean bio-solids off truck/equipment before leaving the field site or landfill
9. Perform shop clean up, maintenance, and equipment/tools setup
10. Maintain operation records

1. Communication skills – verbal and written
2. Ability to operate heavy or agricultural equipment in a safe manner
3. Ability to back up truck/equipment
4. Ability to memorize routes and follow directions
5. Ability to perform basic maintenance of truck/equipment
6. Organized
7. Problem solving
8. Ability to travel

1. High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)
2. Valid Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL) Class A with Tanker Endorsement preferred.
3. Minimum 3 years commercial driving/heavy or agricultural equipment experience
4. Safe driving record: No serious tickets or accidents in last 5 years or DWI/DUI in last 10 years

1. Sitting, Climbing, Balancing, Reaching, Standing, Walking, Fingering, Feeling, Lifting up to 75 lbs, Talking, Hearing, and Seeing
2. The worker is subject to outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather
3. The worker is subject atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, or poor ventilation.
4. The worker is subject to hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, exposure to high heat or exposure to bio-solids
5. This position requires travel and overtime

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all essential job functions, knowledge, skills, abilities, efforts, and physical or working conditions associated with a position.


We thank all individuals for their interest in Synagro however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.