Profession refuse vehicle driver
Refuse vehicle drivers drive the large vehicles used for refuse collection. They drive the vehicles from the homes and facilities where the refuse is collected by the refuse collectors on the lorry and transport the waste to the waste treatment and disposal facilities.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Waste transport legislation
Regulations and legislation concerning the safe transportation of hazardous and non-hazardous waste materials, products, and appliances.
- Waste management
The methods, materials and regulations used to collect, transport, treat and dispose of waste. This includes recycling and monitoring of waste disposal.
- Types of waste collection vehicles
Different types of heavy trucks used for waste collection such as front loaders, rear loaders, and side loaders.
- Waste and scrap products
The offered waste and scrap products, their functionalities, properties and legal and regulatory requirements.
- Maintain waste collection records
Maintain records on waste collection routes, scheduling, and types and volume of waste collected.
- Apply hygiene and safety regulations
Pursue optimal safety, health and hygiene circumstances, taking into account local regulations and personal requirements. Manage waste disposal according to local laws and regulations.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
- Drive waste collection vehicle
Drive a heavy truck which is equipped for waste collection services in a safe manner, compliant with road legislation and waste management legislation.
- Park vehicles in depot
Park the vehicles used for professional activities in the designated area of vehicle storage after use, in a safe manner compliant with regulations.
- Adhere to transpiration work schedule
Adhere to assigned work schedule as prepared by the transportation company.
Optional knowledge and skillshazardous waste storage operate gps systems hazardous materials transportation establish waste collection routes collect industrial waste empty community waste collection bins collect domestic waste assess waste type read maps maintain refuse collection equipment dispose of hazardous waste maintain septic tanks dispose of non-hazardous waste road transport legislation
Common job titles
- Equipment operator 3 garbage
- Driver - cdl
- Utility worker
- Natural resources technician
- Park maintenance worker
- Driver trainee
- Garbage truck driver
- Heavy truck driver/refuse