CDL Driver

US Silica

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Lovelock, NV

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

U.S. Silica is a global performance materials company and a leading producer of commercial silica used in a wide range of industrial applications and in the oil and gas industry. U.S. Silica’s wholly owned subsidiaries include EP Minerals and SandBox Logistics®. EP Minerals is an industry leader in the production of products derived from diatomaceous earth, perlite, engineered clays, and non-activated clays. SandBox Logistics® is a state-of-the-art leader in proppant storage, handling and well-site delivery, dedicated to making proppant logistics cleaner, safer and more efficient.

During our 121-year history, we have developed core competencies in mining, processing, logistics and materials science that enable us to produce and cost-effectively deliver over 400 diversified product types to customers across our end markets. As of December 31, 2020, we operated 23 production facilities across the United States. We control 489 million tons of reserves of commercial silica, which can be processed to make 197 million tons of finished products that meet American Petroleum Institute ("API") frac sand specifications, and 79 million tons of reserves of diatomaceous earth, perlite, and clays.

The Company is headquartered in Katy, Texas, and has an office located in Reno, Nevada.


This position is located in Lovelock, NV


The CDL Driver is responsible for loading, hauling, and unloading ore and waste from the mine to the plant.


Essential Job Functions:

  • Operating single or double belly dump and belt trailers that deliver ore from multiple mine sites to the production facility
  • Loading with front-end loaders and tarping off the product
  • Operating loaders and other heavy equipment at both the plant and mine
  • Inspect, maintain, and ensure safe operation of all equipment being operated
  • Maintain radio communication with your supervisor throughout the day for delivery instructions
  • Know and follow all state and federal regulations as well as the company safety policies and procedures


Experience, Knowledge, Skills Required

  • Ideal candidate will have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED
  • MSHA certified (preferred)
  • Three (3) – Five (5) years’ experience in commercial driving environment (preferred)
  • Current Nevada Class A Driver’s License
  • Endorsement for Double Trailers and Tankers (preferred)
  • DOT Physical and Medical Card
  • Prior heavy equipment operator experience (preferred)
  • Excellent driving record