Nuverra Environmental Solutions

Water Truck Driver/Class A (Location:Cotulla, TX)

Job Locations US-TX-Carrizo Springs
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/19/2018 5:10 PM)
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$2,000 Sign On Bonus

Truck Driver/Water Hauler (Location: Cotulla, TX)


Nuverra is searching for regional Class A CDL drivers who are reliable and ready to grow their career with a well-established company. It is also important that you are an organized and safety-minded individual who can interact in a positive and professional manner with a wide variety of customers and coworkers.


Are you interested in a full time driving position with offering 60-70 hour work weeks, with competitive base pay rates and local hauling - home daily work? Contact the Nuverra recruiting team today because we are currently looking for CDL Drivers, just like you.


We provide a one-week paid training program in Safety, Operations and Company policies. If this sounds like what you've been looking for, we want to talk with you today!


Compensation and Benefits:

• Competitive commission base pay rates

• $2,000 Sign On Bonus

• Overtime Pay (+40 hours)

• Night Shift Differential Pay

• Mentor Differeneital Pay

• Holiday Pay

• Bi-weekly Pay

• Direct Deposit

• Paid Time Off

• Monthly Safety Bonus

• Safety Boot & Prescription Eyewear reimbursement

• Generous benefit package with major medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability

• 401k w/Company match

• Paid time off (PTO)



• At minimum, 1-year certifiable water hauling/oil & gas driving experience is required.

• Minimum Class A CDL license.

• Tanker endorsement.

• History of safe driving as exhibited by 3 year state MVR report.

• Meet all Federal Motor Carrier D.O.T. requirements and safety qualifications.

• Current medical card provided by a medical professional listed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) National Registry

• Must be at least 21 years of age.

• Good interpersonal skills.

• Ability to read and interpret information such driving routes, safety rules, sales tickets, operating instructions and manuals.

• Must be able to pass D.O.T. and Worksteps pre-employment physical and background screen.

• Ability to work a twelve hour night shift (weekends and holidays as necessary).

• Ability to work in all types of weather and conditions.

• Must be conscientious and maintain a safe work environment.

• Experience in oil and gas industry a plus.



Physical Demands and Work Environment:

• Physical demands include: sitting, standing, walking, lifting materials (maximum 50 pounds) such as bulky tanker hoses, carrying, pushing, pulling, kneeling, bending, twisting, repetitive wrist and hand movements, hearing, seeing (including depth perception and peripheral vision), ability of rapid mental coordination and mentally alert for the entire regular shift.

• Drivers work in all types of weather conditions incuding extreme heat and cold.

• Duties of the position expose employee to moving mechanic parts and outside weather conditions.

• Exposure to wet and/or humid conditions.

• Noise level in the work environment is generally loud.

• The Company will supply adequate training and equipment to perform the functions of the job.



Job Type: Full-time

Required education: High school or equivalent

Required experience: 1-year verifiable driving experience

Required license or certification: Class A or B CDL



Formerly Heckmann Water Resources (HWR)



To apply online for CDL Truck Driver opportunities in the Southern Division (West TX: Carrizo Springs & Cotulla areas), complete our online application. Once reviewed, qualified candidates will be contacted for phone screen and interview.


To schedule an interview you must meet all qualifications noted below and complete our online employment application.



Nuverra is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer. Nuverra provides opportunities in all aspects of employment on the basis of business need, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to a person’s age, race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Nuverra also provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please advise Nuverra if you require an accommodation in the application process.



Operational Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all applicable DOT regulations, traffic laws and Company processes/requirements as they related to the Safety Measurement System (SMS) with emphasis on the Behavioral Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs): Unsafe Driving, Crashes, Hours of Service, Vehicle Maintenance, Drugs and Alcohol, Hazardous Materials and Driver Fitnes
  • Accurately complete Daily Vehicle Inspection Reports (DVIR), maintain electronic log through Electronic Logging Device (ELD), manifests, delivery tickets, etc.
  • Follow maintenance, fueling and other DOT related processes/procedures
  • Ensure vehicle has current inspections, proper licensing and is roadworthy prior to and during operation
  • Load, unload, and transport oilfield fluids safely to various sites per requirements and applicable regulations
  • Read/interpret information such as driving routes, safety rules, sales tickets, operating instructions and manuals
  • Comply with all HSE requirements and applicable state and federal safety and environmental regulations
  • Attend and participate in required meetings and assigned trainings such as Customer Orientations, daily Tailgate Meetings, Weekly Target Zero Training, Monthly Safety Meetings and Safety Stand Downs
  • Participate and submit quality HSE support documentation such as Job Safety Analysis (JSA), Behavior Based Safety (BBS), Incident Reports, etc., as required
  • Gather and coordinate customer billing papers and order requests regarding product delivery requirement
  • Conduct job tasks and transportation activities in a safe, efficient and environmentally cautious manner
  • Operate valves and all associated tools/equipment utilizing effective spill prevention techniques
  • Monitor, gauge and record tank levels on various tankage
  • Regularly communicate gauge information, logistical changes, hazards, incidents and relevant information
  • Maintain contact with Dispatch and/or Supervisor to receive and/or relay information
  • Promptly report all work-related incidents to Company management and customer representatives
  • Communicate and provide feedback to management regarding operational, safety and maintenance issues
  • Practice good housekeeping, proper cleanliness and security of assigned vehicle
  • Develop and maintain positive customer relationships employing sound conflict resolution when issues arise
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Must be 21-years of age or older
  • Current Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with tanker endorsement
  • In some areas, a Class B CDL with tanker endorsement is acceptable if driving a straight truck with no trailer
  • Must have one (1) year tanker experience
  • Have a safe driving record verified by Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) and FMCSA PSP
  • No DWI/DUI violations in a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV)
  • No DWI/DUI convictions within the last three (3) years in Non-CMV
  • No failed drug/alcohol test results from previous employers
  • Current medical card provided by a medical professional listed on the FMCSA National Registry
  • Must pass pre-employment fitness for duty test (FIT Test)
  • Must successfully complete a road test operating the type of CMV the Company intends to assign
  • Ability to operate a 13/18 speed manual transmission



  • Mechanical ability
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to solve problems, resolve conflicts in a professional manner and maintain a positive attitude at all times
  • Flexibility to changing situations in the working environment
  • Ability to read instruments gauges, devices, etc., perform math calculations and complete proper paperwork
  • Can read and interpret documents (instructions, handbooks, operating, maintenance and procedural manuals)
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form
  • Can read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with others, to understand highway traffic signs and signals, to respond to official inquiries and to make entries on reports and records
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to use ELD and computer terminal to input required data


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