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Project Service, Inc
Disposal Truck Driver - Escanaba, MI

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Job Summary: 

Employees will operate forklift and transfer trucks to distribute on site refuse dumpsters to various mill locations.  In turn, employees will empty dumpsters using forklifts and transfer equipment, into a central collection location and from there, transfer the refuse to the on-site landfill.  Garbage Transfer Driver; duties to include garbage cleanup in high traffic areas, emptying dumpsters, hauling garbage to landfill, operating forklift and other equipment associated with job.


Essential Functions:

  • The ability to work in a paper manufacturing facility.

  • Empty dumpsters from various locations

  • Hauling garbage to landfill

  • Delivery of chemicals or totes as directed by mill members

  • Operation of various equipment; cardboard compactor, delivery trucks, pallet jacks, forklift

  • Bring barrels to barrel crusher

  • Knowledge of Outlook mail, and general computer usage

  • The ability to communicate by radio and cell phone

  • General housekeeping of work area

  • Inspecting equipment before use

  • Pick up recyclables and bring to recycling area

  • Afternoon mail delivery


Physical Requirements: 

  • Ability to lift at least 35 lbs to 100 lbs

  • Able to work in extreme weather(hot and cold), high heat, high humidity and dusty environments

  • Ability to work safely

  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs

  • Ability to work overhead

  • Full physical mobility in regards to physically  reaching, stretching, kneeling, bending, walking, twisting, hearing and vision.


General Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Minimum Class “B” CDL preferred.

  • Ability to pass testing to hold certificates and operate forklifts and other moving vehicles or equipment safely in an industrial setting with high equipment and pedestrian traffic areas. 

  • Employee must demonstrate a strong work ethic, be dependable and flexible on and off all shifts. 

  • Must have the ability to read, comprehend all written instruction and labeling/signage associated with job

  • Self motivated and be able to work with minimal supervision

  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills and demonstrates such

  • Must pass drug test

  • Must pass criminal background check

  • Abide by Project Service Inc. Company and Employee Policy Manual

  • Follow safety and site procedures of client

  • Be an “At Will” employee

This information indicates the general nature and level of work performed by persons within this job classification.

It is not to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all the duties required to perform the job.

Additional duties may be required to perform the job effectively.

Interested individuals are asked to contact our recruiting office at 906-779-2351 *315 or by emailing us. 

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