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Pump Truck Driver

Job Location: Chesapeake, VA

Job Summary

Pump Truck Drivers operate heavy-duty vacuum trucks and are responsible for providing the delivery, pick-up, pumping and cleaning service of Portable Toilets, Sinks and Holding Tanks. Portable toilet unit service includes pumping, cleaning, and re-supplying all assigned units. Driver will transport the material to a disposal facility when trucks reach legal load capacity. Driver navigates high traffic and congested roadways, driveways, alleyways, lots, construction sites and areas with high public traffic. Due to special event contracts, a Portable Driver may at times be required to work all shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Essential Duties:


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Operates vehicle in accordance with Waste Management Safety and Life Critical Rules, OSHA (Occupational and Safety Health Act) and DOT (Department of Transportation) requirements as well as all local, state and federal laws.

  • Performs pre- and post-trip inspections of assigned vehicle and documents checks utilizing the standard DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report). .

  • Immediately reports all unsafe situations or service related issues to Route Manager or Dispatch.

  • Attends and participates in all scheduled training programs, briefings, and meetings as required by Waste Management or directed by the Route Manager.

  • Works closely with Route Manager to improve route efficiencies and identify best practices.

  • Notifies Route Manager of any incidents, accidents, injures, or property damage.

  • Notifies Route Manager or Dispatch of service interruptions, including blocked Port-O-Let’s, closed lots, streets, alleyways or potential safety hazards.

  • Communicates customer requests to Dispatch or Route Manager.

  • Ensures the number of units on the route reconciles to the service level listed on service list.

  • Identifies and reports all POL/ Sink/ Tank units in need of repair or replacement.

  • Completely pumps, cleans and re- supplies all Port-O-Let’s and leaves the customer’s location clean and free of debris.

  • Ensures all Port-O-Lets are properly placed and secured so that they do not block driveway entrances or traffic.

  • Follows route assignments as directed and completes end of day documentation and check out process.

  • Performs all duties as scheduled by Route Manager or Dispatch and assisting other drivers as directed to meet customer needs.



Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and write in English proficiently

  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment

  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and verbal) information to customers, Spivey Rentals employees and the public

Physical Requirements & Work Environment:

Listed below are key points regarding the physical requirements, and work environment of the job. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Normal setting for this job is outdoors and/or driving a video/GPS monitored vehicle.

  • Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday.

  • Requires standing for prolonged periods of time

  • Ability to perform full deep squat

  • Full range of motion of arms and legs

  • Requires lifting and carrying of up to 50lb from floor to chest level carrying horizontally for 25ft

  • Requires lifting and carrying of up to 25lb from floor to shoulder level carrying horizontally for 25ft

  • Requires using hands to handle, control or lift objects with a strong grip

  • Requires the ability to raise the arms over the shoulders to lift and place objects of up to 50lbs carrying horizontally for 25ft

  • Requires stepping at least 33 inches onto tailgate of a truck

  • Requires being outside and exposed to environmental conditions

  • Requires being in construction environment and exposure to reasonable noise levels

  • Requires repetitive movement

  • Requires bending at the elbows, at the knees, at the hip and bending forward

  • Exposure to work near moving mechanical parts, heavy equipment and moving vehicular traffic


Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma (or equivalent)

  • Must have valid driver’s license with clean driving record (must be insurable through company insurance policy)


  • Medical Insurance (full coverage for employee & family), Dental and Vision Insurance

  • Employer Sponsored Life Insurance

Spivey Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, veteran or military status.

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