CDL Driver $3500 SIGN ON BONUS

US Silica

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$30 /h
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Sparks, NV

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Pay: $30/hr, plus $.50 night shift differential.


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 in Reno, Nevada.


Schedule: 8pm to 6am, 4 days a week

Pay: $30/hr, plus $.50 night shift differential.


Drives gasoline or diesel-powered tractor trailer and pup combination to transport crude ore feed to Clark Plant from specified destinations on and/or off Clark’s property.

Essential Job Functions:

·        Drives truck to destination.  Load truck with front-end loader.  Tarp and remove tarp from loads.  Remote railcar loading at Diatom.  Responsible for safe operations of equipment, following all traffic rules on and off company property.

·        Responsible for safe operations of equipment, following all traffic rules on and off company property.  Responsible for understanding and communication of daily requirements.  Maintains telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions

·        Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water.  Assists in performance of emergency roadside repairs such as changing tires, installing light bulbs, tire chains etc., inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition. 

·        Operating the water and/or dump truck

·        Filing paperwork for the exploration/mining departments. Assist with data entry.  Assist with quality analysis and equipment calibration.  Assist with equipment monitoring and inspections.  Conducting safety audits (looking for unsafe conditions and unsafe acts).  Help safety manager prepare safety training and present training to other employees

·        General plant cleanup, including but not limited to, sweeping with push broom and vacuuming warehouse floors, cleaning hoppers and taking waste to the landfill. 

·        Other duties as assigned


Required Education, Experience, and Skills:

  • High school diploma OR general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Nevada Class 1 Driver's License, Endorsements for Doubles and Tankers, DOT Physical, and Medical Card Required.
  • One year of Heavy Equipment/Wheel Loader experience is preferred, willing to train.

·       Listens and obtains clarification when needed, follows policies and procedures, monitors own work for to ensure quality.

·        Ability to read and interpret documents such as Safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure  manuals.

·        Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

·        Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.

·        Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

·        Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.

·        Ability to work in confined as spaces and elevated locations.