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Req No.:  7536

Truck Driver - Vacuum Nights

Product Service:  Trucking

Bakersfield, CA, US, 93314

CDL Required:  Yes
Required Travel:  Up to 10%
Number of Openings:  6
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt 
Type of Position:    
Position Status:  Full Time
Additional Available Locations:   

Position Summary

The Vacuum Truck Driver drives and operates the Vacuum Truck; loading, hauling, and unloading various oil field related fluids.  All duties of the Vacuum Truck Driver are to be performed consistent with all relevant regulations, Company policies, processes and procedures, and customer requirements to maximize the safety of all personnel, and to efficiently complete the tasks.  Skills are typically acquired by completion of the job competencies. A High School Diploma / G.E.D or applicable relevant experience and one (1) to two (2) years of relevant experience is preferred.

Key Accountabilities
  • Perform all duties in compliance with applicable regulations, company policies and procedures, and plan and perform all tasks in a safe and efficient manger.
  • Drives Vacuum Truck to and from customer locations.
  • Prepares and submits tickets based on the work performed for the customer to ensure accurate and timely billing.
  • Maintain accurate driving logs, pre-trip/ post-trip inspection reports, and all applicable vehicle and DOT documentation.
  • Notify supervision when mechanical issues are noted on the truck.
  • Alert supervision before hours worked exceed DOT maximums.
  • Actively participates in safety meetings to identify and address risks and hazards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Knowledge of applicable DOT rules and regulations and job-related Company, Local, State and Federal
  • Able to drive and operate Vacuum Truck as required for oilfield and well servicing operations.
  • Knowledge of and ability to complete Job Safety Analysis (JSA).
  • Knowledge of oilfield related fluids e.g. fresh water, brine, etc.
  • Knowledge and Skills required to operate Vacuum Truck and associated equipment including but not limited to hoses, connections, pumps, valves, fluid levels, flow rates and pressure ratings, tank guages, etc.
  • Ability to read, write and speak English to the extent that they can understand verbal and written instructions as well as give verbal and written instructions in English.
  • Ability to use simple mathematical calculations using whole numbers, fractions and decimals (addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication) to make job related calculations.
  • Ability to use onboard computer to track jobs and driver log.
  • Able to document a Journey Management Plan.
  • Knowledge of company policies, HSE standards and departmental guidelines.
Required Experience and Education
  • Must have a valid CDL A or B driver’s license with the proper endorsements required for the type vehicle operated, issued by state of residence.
  • Motor Vehicle record qualifies individual to be an approved company driver.
  • Must have 1-2 years of closely related experience.
  • H.S. Diploma or G.E.D. preferred.


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Nearest Major Market: Bakersfield