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.