Class A CDL Tractor Trailer Truck Driver
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Truck Driver
Location 08901, New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 4/15/23
The CDL-A Drivers will be operating tractor trailers transporting containers of municipal and commercial waste between our local Transfer Stations and our rail yards.

Ø The tractors will be dispatched from our New Brunswick, NJ Location on Jersey Avenue.


· Start time approximately 5am

· Home nightly

· Monday-Friday, with the occasional Saturday work

· Pay Rate: $27.55/hour

· Overtime paid after 40 hours in a work week.

· Average 55-60 hours per week.

· 1 Year Class A, Tractor Trailer Driving experience is required along with a good safety record.


· The driver is responsible for safely operating the truck in compliance with IWSs safety standards as well as OSHA and DOT regulations, and local traffic laws.

· This is a?full time, year around?position.

· This?union position?offers?competitive pay?and?full benefits, including medical insurance, life insurance, retirement benefits, and paid time off.

· All routes are local,?you will be home daily.

· Ensuring that the container and its content are always secure. This includes periodically checking tarps and ties and may require the driver to climb onto containers and/or reach overhead.

· Perform pre- and post-route inspections of assigned truck and document any safety issues on standard reports.

· Continuously monitor for safety and service-related issues, as well as containers of other equipment in need of repair, and report any issues to the Route Supervisor or Dispatch.

· All IWS employees are expected to be responsible and accountable for the safety for themselves, their colleagues, the trucks, and other equipment and property. Drivers must immediately notify Route Supervisor or Dispatch of any incidents, accidents, injuries, or property damage.

· Communicate professionally with customers and Dispatchers at all times. This includes receiving complaints about schedules and quality of service. Our Drivers must make note of and report on any such complaints and respond in a courteous and respectful manner.

Work Environment

· The Driver position may be required to lift up to 50 pounds, as well as mount and dismount the truck multiple times every route.

· As part of our commitment to safety and accountability, all our trucks are equipped with route tracking software and video monitoring.

· We strictly adhere to DOT safety regulations, including motor vehicle record review and drug testing requirements.


· Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States.

· All Drivers must have a valid Class A CDL with air brake endorsement, and a clean driving record.

· At least 1 year of experience operating a vehicle requiring a CDL-A, within the last 7 years. Experience as a Driver or Helper for a refuge company is highly preferred.

· Working knowledge of DOT, OSHA and applicable traffic regulations.

· Must be able to speak and read English well enough to converse with the general public, understand highway traffic and signals, respond to official questions, and be able to make legible entries on reports and records.

· Must be able to read and understand a map

· Must be able to meet the physical and safety requirements of the position.

· Must be willing and able to work required worked hours as allowed under DOT regulation and may include weekend, night, and/or holiday work.

Career opportunities

We believe in providing the training and development you need to grow your career with IWS. Many of our Supervisors, Dispatchers, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their careers as Helpers or Drivers. IWS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law.

Salary and benefits

IWS is committed to providing a world class workplace to all employees. Each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including, competitive pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and more. Our employees also receive Paid Time Off and Holidays. All Drivers in this role are members of a Union and benefits will be provided as outlined in the collective bargaining agreement.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $27.00 - $27.55 per hour


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Fuel card
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid orientation
Paid time off
Paid toll fees
Paid training
Prescription drug insurance
Referral program
Safety equipment provided
Vision insurance

Trucking driver type:

Company driver
Solo driver

Trucking home time:

Home daily

Trucking route:


Ability to commute/relocate:

New Brunswick, NJ 08901: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Tractor-trailer: 1 year (Required)


CDL A (Required)

Work Location: One location

Health insurance