Driver Technician w/CDL

Operations | Minneapolis, MN, United States
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We’re Hiring a Driver Technician w/CDL! 

 

      

If you are excited and passionate about helping #LetsSolveWater, consider joining our team today!  Xylem, Inc. is a leading global water technology company servicing more than 150 countries and is dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues.  We are looking for individuals to join our mission by exceeding customer expectations through smart sustainable solutions.  At Xylem, you will have the opportunity to solve water by participating in our paid Volunteer Program, Xylem Watermark!  

  

THE ROLE:   The Driver Technician w/CDL will be responsible for safe operation of a DOT regulated vehicle, transporting materials/equipment from point A to point B throughout the state of Minnesota. This role initiates and executes field service activities at customer sites in a safe and efficient manner, works with mechanical, electrical, diesel equipment, and anticipates and corrects safety issues.  You will have direct communication with customers and may be responsible for work in multiple systems, locations, and customers. We offer a full benefits package to include 4 WEEKS Paid Time Off (PTO) for hourly positions, health, dental, vision, investment savings plan, and other additional miscellaneous benefits.   

 

 

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES:  To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.   

  • Identify all items to be delivered or picked up with customer to ensure completeness and accuracy. Perform visual inspection of equipment being picked up and note any damage. Obtain customer’s signature on appropriate paperwork.
  • Utilize motorized equipment handling machinery to safely load equipment on and off trucks and trailers.
  • Secure all items loaded on the truck for safe over-the-road travel in accordance with Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA), Federal Department of Transportation and local Department of Transportation guidelines.
  • Assist in securing load utilizing straps and chains.
  • Ensure yard and loading areas are clear of debris and trash; accessories and equipment are organized and easy to access.
  • Travel locally to mobilize/demobilize small pump systems on customer job sites. Ensures pipeline, pump equipment and accessories are installed according to specification.
  • Operate fusion machine to build HDPE (high-density polyethylene) pipelines on customer site to connect the pumping system. Ensure pumping system and pipeline meet operational requirements. Understand and react to how weather conditions effect HDPE fusion.
  • Follow all safety processes and procedures and maintain a ‘Safety First’ approach when completing daily work tasks. Complete a Job Safety Assessment before beginning any job on a customer site. Ensure compliance with all Personal Protective Equipment requirements.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:   

  • High school or general equivalency degree
  • 1 – 3 years of experience, construction industry preferred
  • CDL Class A or B; or the ability to obtain
  • Experience with flatbed trailers and proper load securement techniques (chaining, strapping, etc.)
  • Prior experience fusing HDPE pipe preferred, but not required.
  • Ability to follow directions and work independently in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work flexible hours in order to respond to customer emergencies.
  • Ability to read, write legibly and communicate effective with co-workers, supervisors/managers and customers both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read blueprints or other layout and design documents.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to safely operate diesel powered hydraulic lifting equipment, i.e., forklifts, front-end loaders, tow motors, telehandlers, etc.
  • Mechanical aptitude with ability to diagnose and repair simple mechanical issues.

 

 

DAY IN THE LIFE:     

The working environment is frequently outdoors with exposure to multiple weather extremities, use of PPE is required, exposure to hazardous material, loud noise, etc. and the physical demands may include but not limited to regularly sitting, bending, stooping, kneeling, standing, lifting up to 50lbs, etc. In addition, this role may require some travel and participation in work on weekends, nights, after-hours, and an on-call rotation as a regular part of the job. 


  

SALARY:    

The estimated salary range for this position is $22 to $28 per hour. Starting pay is dependent on multiple factors, such as skills, experience and work location, and is not typically at the top of the range.  At Xylem we offer a competitive compensation package with a generous benefit package, including Medical, Dental, Vision plans, 401(k) with company contribution, paid time off, paid parental leave and tuition reimbursement.    

 

 At Xylem, we embrace diversity and strive to create avenues where employees feel valued and appreciated through our DE&I initiatives and Employee Resources Groups (ERG).  Xylem is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action workplace.  Xylem prohibits discrimination, harassment of any kind and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or sexual orientation (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, medical conditions or disability, genetic information, age, or other non-merit factors.   

  

Join the global Xylem team today!  Xylem is a team creating advanced technology solutions to the world’s water challenges through developing new technologies and services that will improve the way water is used, conserved, and re-used in the future is central to our work. Our products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor, and return water to the environment, in public utility, industrial, residential, and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities.    

 

Disclaimer: The information listed within this job description is designed to indicate the general nature of work expected for this position and shall not be viewed as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required in this position.  Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily and if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential functions of their job absent undue hardship.  Xylem reserves the right to modify this job description or assign other duties to this position as needed.   

 

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