Republic Services Industrial HM HazMat OTR Truck Driver - $2500 Sign On Bonus in Houston, Texas

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Company’s Industrial Services division provides industrial waste services to its customer base and operates three types of waste management and disposal facilities: treatment, recovery and disposal facilities; engineered landfills; and salt water disposal injection wells. The Industrial Truck Driver HM OTR operates a tractor-trailer and other truck equipment to haul and dispose of industrial waste and performs “over the road” runs.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Hauls and disposes Hazardous waste, hazardous materials, industrial fluids. and by-products using a tractor-trailer, in compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines.

  • Operates a variety of vehicles including, but not limited to vans, vacuum tankers, straight tankers, and roll offs..

  • Performs safety inspections and maintains a DOT driver log and records, as required by DOT.

  • Conducts pre- and post-trip inspections of tractor trailer unit, hoses, fittings and valves.

  • Maintains satisfactory customer service by maintaining radio and/or telephone contact with supervisor or dispatcher to receive delivery or pickup instructions.

  • Completes work tickets and maintains daily inventory of tools, fittings and hose connections on the unit.

  • Reports all safety issues, incidents and concerns to Company management and notifies supervisor of current and/or anticipated repair needs.

  • Responsible for making sure all jobs are operated in the most efficient and cost effective manner possible.

  • Performs OTR (“over the road”) runs.

  • May require OTR up to 80% of the time.

  • Performs job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License with tanker and hazmat endorsements. (Required.)

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience driving heavy trucks. (Required.)

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Knowledge of equipment associated with the trucking of hazardous waste.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.