Truck Driver
CompanyNorth Wind - Portage
LocationMoab, UT
Job TypeFull Time
Job Description
North Wind Portage is seeking a Truck driver in Moab/Crescent Junction, Utah.

The Moab Truck Driver for the Moab Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action (UMTRA) Project safely operates trucks

receiving, loading, and transporting low-level radioactive waste tailings at the Moab and Crescent Junction sites. Equipment may

include 40-ton articulated dump trucks, water trucks, Sterling haul trucks, service trucks, etc. The Moab Truck Driver’s other

duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing all duties in accordance with project policies and procedures, and complying with all federal, state, and local regulations for secure and safe operation.

  • Conducting a thorough inspection of the equipment assigned.

  • Safely operating tractor trailer equipment in different configurations as assigned

  • Ensuring the containers are properly secured or re-secured.

  • Properly completing all necessary paperwork as required by project procedures and federal, state, and local laws.

  • Performing work required in a timely manner and maintaining adequate production in order to meet service schedules.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • 3 years of experience operating and driving construction-related trucks as assigned.

  • Ability to understand the operational characteristics of the assigned equipment.

  • Ability to understand basic maintenance requirements of the assigned equipment.

  • Ability to clearly communicate professionally, both orally and in written form, and to maintain records related to the job.

  • Motivated and willing to work as part of a team and perform multiple job functions.

  • Possess the ability to execute tasks after receiving written or oral instructions.

  • Physically able to perform job tasks, including lifting of 50 lbs alone.

  • Ability to work in different types of personal protective equipment (half-face, full-face respirators, Tyvek, etc.) while performing various tasks/activities (e.g., climbing, walking, stopping, etc.) in different work environments (e.g., cold, heat, etc.).

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) endorsement preferred.

  • Ability to qualify as a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Radiation Worker II and complete Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) worker qualification, and pass a HAZWOPER/respirator user medical exam.

  • Must have knowledge of and comply with all regulations and procedures governing safe driving, and inspection and maintenance of equipment.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license.

  • May be required to pass a pre-employment background check.

  • Must be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including overtime, weekends, and night shifts, pending demand.

  • Experience on UMPTRA type projects is highly desirable.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The nature of those accommodations will be determined on a case-by-case basis.  If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, or are limited in the ability or unable to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, you may contact our Helpline +1.208.528.8718 or e-mail for assistance.


North Wind Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, religion or other legally protected status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.