Truck Driver

AdCode:  1106
Date:  Apr 25, 2024
State:  OR
City:  Redmond
Business Unit:  Pacific Coast Utilities
Category:  Field Operations
Job Type:  Full-Time

SouthWest Water is a privately-held, American-owned service company with decades of high-level customer service. Today, we serve over 600,000 residential and business customers in seven states: Alabama, California, Florida, Oregon, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Texas. Our teams work together to deliver clean, safe, and reliable water and wastewater services so that our customers and communities can thrive.

About Us

Imagine being part of a team that supplies the essential element for life. Water is the very foundation of this planet, the life-giving essence in all of us. Driven, knowledgeable and passionate about this essential resource, the Suburban Water Systems team, a subsidiary of SouthWest Water, is in the business of delivering a product everyone uses and depends on. 


We're proud of our work. We make a difference in the lives of people by providing them water and wastewater services daily. Don't wait, the opportunity is now to build yours and our planet's future with Suburban Water!

Position Overview

SouthWest Water Company is seeking a Wastewater Truck Driver to support our Field Operations McDonald Septic team. This role will transport, load, and unload equipment and provide pumping service for septic tanks. In addition, this role will locate and dig out septic tanks. 

What We Offer

  • Starting Pay Range: $58,000 - $69,000/year DOE
  • 401k Company Match: 100% of the first 6% of your eligible compensation contributed to the Plan
  • Vacation Accrual: Starting at 3 weeks per year
  • Holidays: 10 company-paid holidays per year
  • Floating Time: 16 hours of paid floating time per year
  • Additional Benefit Plans include Medical, Dental, Vision, Company-Paid Life Insurance and more
  • Training, Professional Certifications, and Education Allowance


Work Location: Position is based in Redmond, Oregon. 

Job Responsibilities

Reasonable Accommodations Statement 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position will be willing and able to perform the following duties and others as assigned:

  • Drive septic pump truck(s) 
  • Locate and dig up septic tanks 
  • Leave customers property in a clean and neat manner
  • Pump restaurant grease traps
  • Clean and maintain pump truck inside and out
  • Daily pre and post trip vehicle and equipment checks
  • Complete paperwork pricing
  • Comply with rules and regulations at disposal plants
  • Must be able to perform a variety of manual labor

Position Qualifications

  • Class B or Class A License
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform simple and accurate arithmetic calculation
  • Experience with GIS map viewer software
  • Experience using field data collection devices such as GPS, valve operating data, etc.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office 365 suite including Microsoft Excel, Word, Windows Explorer


Education and Certifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required


Work Environment

  • Employee works outdoors and drives around in a vehicle


Delivering High Quality Work
Supporting Coworkers
Communicating Effectively
Working Safely
Accepting Responsibility
Acquiring Information
Critical Thinking
Customer Focus

SouthWest Water Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It’s our policy to provide employment, training, compensation, promotion, and other opportunities based on qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, veteran status or disability, and in compliance with all applicable state and federal laws.

Nearest Major Market: Bend