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Occidental Petroleum Truck Driver - Geismar Plant in Geismar, Louisiana

Title: Truck Driver - Geismar Plant Location: United States-Louisiana-Geismar Other Locations:


Contribute. Grow. Lead...with OxyChem. Looking for a challenge? Desire to achieve your true potential? OxyChem is a growing, action-oriented, safety driven chemical manufacturing company continually striving to be the best in the business while staying focused on environmental protection. The secret to our success has and will continue to be our people.

Occidental Chemical Corporation (OxyChem) is a leading North American manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resins, chlorine and caustic soda – key building blocks for a variety of indispensable products such as plastics, pharmaceuticals and water treatment chemicals. Other OxyChem products include caustic potash, chlorinated organics, sodium silicates, chlorinated isocyanurates and calcium chloride. OxyChem's market position is among the top three producers in the United States in 2017 for the principal products it manufactures and markets. Based in Dallas, Texas, the company has manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.

We are looking for an experienced and self-motivated individual to fill the position of Oxy Private Fleet Truck Driver with our Chemical Manufacturing Facility located in Geismar, Louisiana. Drive for an industry leader in FMCSA Safety Measurement Systems ratings. Dedicated deliveries with no back hauls. New equipment, outfitted with the latest technology such as electronic logging devices , adaptive cruise control, roll stability, vehicle warning systems and forward facing cameras. In a fast-paced industry that demands precision, we create a supportive workplace where the safety and well-being of our employees are paramount. We are committed to rewarding top performers, offering very competitive pay and benefits, including driver sign on bonus, mileage and hourly wage rates, work schedule to include every other weekend off along with tremendous career development opportunities.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Must be available to make trips both as a team & single person operation

  • Safely operate the tractor/trailer from base location to customer location

  • Ability to off load trailers and operate all equipment connected with the unloading process

  • Must be able to complete Pre/Post trip inspections and submit proper documentation

  • Reads and Understands all shipping paperwork and accurately complete required documentation including logs

  • Report all accidents or environmental releases involving driver or company equipment

  • Ability to wear and utilize all PPE required by the company or customer locations

  • Strict adherence to all Oxy safety policies and procedures

  • Strict adherence to all DOT, OSHA, and EPA regulations and standards

  • Ability to adapt to schedule changes


  • High school diploma or GED

  • Excellent Communication Skills

  • Must have at least 2 years of verifiable commercial driving experience or military equivalent

  • Must possess a current CDL with the ability to obtain a tanker, and hazardous materials endorsement

  • Ability to obtain TWIC card

  • Must be able to meet criteria for safety sensitive functions according to DOT 49 CFR Part 40

  • Must not have tested positive or refused a test for a controlled substance while in a DOT regulated industry

  • No violations of ANY DOT Drug/Alcohol regulations EVER

  • No alcohol related suspensions/revocations in the last 5 years

  • No more than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years

  • No DWI/DUI convictions in the last 5 years

  • No DWI/DUI conviction in a commercial motor vehicle EVER

  • No more than 1 preventable accident in the last 3 years

  • No more than 1 suspension/revocation (non-alcohol related) in the last 3 years

  • Must pass DOT Physical & Pre-employment Drug Test

  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to meet requirements of 49 CFR Part 391: Able to read and write the English language proficiently Ability to perform simple math functions such as addition, subtraction, and calculations involving fractions