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Our employees are the heart and soul of what we do. Our dynamic team embraces new ideas through a collaborative spirit that truly drives our culture. Being part of the BL Duke team means fostering an environment of teamwork, integrity, strong decision making, and commitment to results.

Current job openings

Class A CDL Driver

Joliet, IL 60435
Full-time

B.L. Duke is full-service ferrous and non-ferrous metal recycler and processor. Founded in 2000, we’re committed to revolutionizing the scrap metal recycling industry through innovation, game-changing efficiencies, and cutting-edge technology. Today, we’re a mill direct supplier of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, fiber and plastics offering two convenient recycling facilities to serve you in Forest View, IL and Joliet, IL.

B.L. Duke, Inc, is seeking a full-time Driver to join our team. The Driver will take an active role in the organization within the Trucking Department. The Driver will report to the Dispatch Manager. Position is located at our Joliet Facility.

  • Local route hauling to deliver goods to customers.
  • Load and unload cargo, record cargo delivered, and keep an activity log.
  • Work safely within route navigation system during transport.
  • Checking the load frequently for hazards during transporting and making necessary adjustment when needed.
  • Refuel and clean vehicle.
  • Ensuring compliance with Federal and State Laws – report all road incidents to the dispatcher immediately.
  • Inspect trucks for mechanical items, safety issues, perform preventive maintenance.
  • Report mechanical problems to Dispatch Manager immediately upon discovery.
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designation, parking and break periods) as well as with the company policies and procedures.
  • Detecting and eliminating safety hazards before, during and after transport.
  • Keep commercial driver license and medical card up to date.
  • Maintain a positive attitude with customers.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Must have a valid class A CDL, with at least 1 year of driving experience.
  • Prior roll-off/flatbed experience is required.
  • Gondola and lugger experience highly preferred.
  • Experience working within GPS routing systems.
  • Good communication, problem-solving skills and ability to follow written and oral instructions and are required.
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • CDL A OR Commercial driver license. Must have a clean driving record. Willingness to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment history.
  • Knowledge of applicable DOT regulations, OSHA compliance and industry preferred.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; extreme cold and extreme heat. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles.

We offer competitive wages and an excellent benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, 401K plan, PTO time.

B.L. Duke, Inc, is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Environmental Health and Safety Manager

Joliet, IL 60435
Full-time

Our EHS Manager models and supports BL Duke’s commitment to sustaining a safe, health and positive environment for our employees, customers, and community. Under limited supervision, this position responsible for all EHS initiatives and compliance providing excellence in risk management while professionally and ethically representing our business both in house and within the community.

  • Assess, prioritize, lead and support in development, implementation, analysis, etc. of all EHS policies, procedures, requirements and initiatives.
  • Monitors and positively supports improvements to ensure safe production processes
  • Improve, maintain, organize and administer all employee training (i.e. orientation, OSHA Reg, site specific safeguards, etc.) in accordance with safety policies and OSHA & DOT regulation guidelines.
  • Monitors and updates training, policies, and corrective action plans to ensure proper documentation ensuring ongoing regulatory compliance.
  • Lead, assist, support and or advise facility activities with respect to EHS policies with city, county, state and federal regulations and regulatory entities.
  • Assist, support, and advise with respect to proper investigation and reporting of accidents to include but not limited to “near miss”, property damage, first aid, OSHA recordable and OSHA lost time.
  • Assist in managing Workers Compensation Claims and preventative action
  • Organize, conduct and follow up of Safety Committee and meetings.
  • Assist Area Supervisors and Safety Committee in development of corrective actions for identified hazards, to include but not limited to implementation, tracking and follow up.
  • Assist and support developing initiatives that will help motivate cultivate the entire safety culture.
  • Monitor and assist Area Supervisors and Safety Committee with analysis with respect to safety initiatives and how it affects the overall safety performance of the facility, providing and allowing feedback from facility Management.
  • Maintain business related individual licenses, permits, certifications to ensure that required certifications, training and licenses are up-to-date.
  • Assist and support in maintaining human resource best management practices
  • 2 Years of EHS experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of OSHA, DOT, & EHS Compliance Laws
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Excellent time management skills written/verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to learn and be versatile
  • Ability to adhere to Company policies and rules and to promote safety standards
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted
  • Ability to stoop/bend/kneel/crouch/balance/climb and stand or be seated for extended periods working in all types of weather conditions

We are always looking for key team members to join our team. Apply by submitting your resume or filling out the appropriate applications below. Questions can be submitted to hr@blduke.com.

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