CDL Driver

US Silica
Vale, Oregon (US)
$18.25/hr plus benefits
Feb 09, 2021
Mar 26, 2021
Trade & Skilled
Work Term
Work Load
Full Time

This position ensures the production facility is supplied with ore as needed in a timely, efficient, safe and lawful manner. 


  • Safety is a priority; observe road conditions and communicate any safety issues to the Transportation Supervisor in a timely manner.
  • Communicate any issues to the Transportation Supervisor (ore, equipment, weather, etc.) that will affect ore delivery to the production facility.
  • Manage plant waste and ensure that waste is taken from the plant before any issues develop.
  • Operate double belly dump trailers that deliver ore from the mine sites to the production facility.
  • Load trucks with front-end loaders and tarping of the product.
  • Understand daily requirements and priorities.
  • Maintain radio and cell phone communication with the mill control room for delivery instructions.
  • Transport equipment between facilities.
  • Operate loaders and other heavy equipment as needed.
  • Inspect, maintain and ensure safe operation of all equipment.
  • Know and follow all state and federal regulations as well as company policies and procedures

Education / Certifications:       

  • Current Class A Driver’s License with Doubles and Tankers endorsement.
  • Current DOT Physical and Medical card.
  • Qualifying DMV Driving History.
  • High School Diploma or general education (GED) or equivalent experience.

Job Skills:       

  • Excellent driving and safety record
  • Communicate clearly and effectively (written and verbal). 
  • Work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good decision making capability
  • Good attendance history
  • Work a flexible work schedule