Posted Mar 12, 2021
Clean Harbors

CDL A Regional/OTR Dry Van Owner Operator - Nationwide

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Clean Harbors
42 Longwater Circle, Norwell, Massachusetts Full Time

Job Description

As a Clean Harbors Owner Operator partner, you will be responsible for the safe transport of hazardous waste from a generator/facility to a Clean Harbors facility, adhering to DOT and hazardous waste regulations. At Clean Harbors we are passionate about providing premier environmental, energy, and industrial services.

When you partner with the Clean Harbors team, you will perform work that truly makes a difference – not only in people’s lives but also in protecting the planet.  Change your life for the better.  Apply today. 

Consistent Regional or OTR Lanes, No Tough Freight, Home Weekly or Bi-weekly Based on Area


  • Average Annual Owner Operator Earnings: $215,000 after fuel 
  • Total settlements include: mileage pay, fuel surcharge, and hourly rate of $45 per hour for all non-driving work ie) pump time, wait time, etc. 
  • Per mile compensation based on experience 
  • Weekly settlements direct deposit
  • Bonuses:
    • Signing Bonus - $7,500 paid ($1,000 in first paycheck, $1,000 after 90 days, $2,000 at 12 months, $1,000 at 18 months, $2,500 at 24 months)
    • Driver Referral Bonus - $4,000; unlimited cap
    • Recognition and Incentive Programs 
  • Additional Pay:
    • $2,000 paid training - in the first paycheck!
    • Paid permits
    • Paid scale tickets

Benefits & Perks

  • Company paid expenses:
    • Trailers with no fee
    • Toll transponders
    • Weight tickets
    • Fuel Cards
    • Company Cell Phone
    • IFTA reporting
  • Company will provide ELD Installation and maintenance
  • Trailer washes
  • Free parking at our facilities
  • Run under Clean Harbors' authority

Home Time, Route, & Schedule

  • Home Time: Home weekly or biweekly based on area
  • Schedule: Out for 2 weeks at a time, home 2-3 days a time with flexibility
  • Route: Over the road across the lower 48 states
  • Level of Touch: No touch freight for van loads 


  • Must have your own truck
  • California compliant is preferred
  • Operates Class A 53' dry vans


  • Must be at least 21 years of age  
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL
  • Must have a minimum of 1 year verifiable OTR tractor-trailer driving experience; previous experience transporting hazardous waste is an asset
  • Must have Hazmat and Tanker endorsements
  • Previous experience using hand held devices
  • Must be capable of driving extended periods of time, up to the maximum allowable times, safely, under a variety of conditions.
  • No DUI/DWIs or reckless driving charges in the last 3 years
  • Must meet Department of Transportation (DOT) testing and physical requirements, be knowledgeable of and adhere to DOT and hazardous waste regulations
  • Must be able to pass a required pre-employment drug screen and physical.
  • No serious moving violation in the last three (3) years including, but not limited to:
    • Operating with a suspended license
    • Reckless driving
    • Excessive speeding (15 mph (24km) or more above the posted speed limit)
    • Open alcohol bottle
    • Negligent/vehicular homicide
  • Drivers from the below areas are strongly preferred, though we will hire from most of the Lower 48 States: 
    • Midwest: MN, WI, IA, IL, MO, IN, OH, MI
    • South Central:  KY, TN, AR, MS, LA
    • Northeast: PA, NJ

We thank all those interested in partnering with Clean Harbors; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered. 

We are a Military & Veteran friendly company.

Clean Harbors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status or on the basis of disability.

Detailed Job Information
Category: Owner Operator
Equipment Requirements: Must Own Equipment
Product being transported: Hazardous waste
Transmission Type: Either
Minimum Age: 21
Type of License: CDL A
Type of Power Unit / Truck Used: Conventional Tractor, Dry Van, Semi-truck / semi-trailer truck
Special Endorsements: Hazmat, Tanker
Minimum Experienced Required: 1 Year
Shift: Weekend work required occasionally, Other:, Some weekend outbounds; out 2-3 nights per week or more depending on where you run
Type of Schedule: Home every couple of weeks, On the road for long periods
Type of Run / Travel Range: Long Haul - OTR (48 states), Regional (Midwest)
Type of Haul: Hazardous Materials (HazMat), Dry Van / Non-perishable Goods or Materials, Waste, Other Commodities
Type of Work: No touch freight (bumping docks)
Job Pay & Benefits
Type of Pay Mileage Pay, Weekly Pay - $4150.00
Special Bonuses Employee Referral Bonus - $4000.00, Sign On Bonus - $7500.00
Supplemental Pay Loading / Unloading Pay
Paid Time Off Paid Orientation
Savings / Flexible Spending Direct Deposit
Training and Development Paid Training Programs
Performance Recognition Performance Bonus
Perks and Discounts Free Truck Washes, Fuel Surcharge / Discounts
Equipment Provided Ez Pass / Pike Pass / Toll Road pass, GPS, Permits
Equipment Insurance Cargo Insurance
Operating Support 24/7 Dispatch, Terminal Services, Tolls / Scales Reimbursement
Company Details
Company Location:
42 Longwater Drive
Norwell, Massachusetts 02061

Carrier Type: Private
More About Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors is North America’s leading provider of environmental and industrial services. The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a majority of Fortune 500 companies. Its customer base spans a number of industries, including chemical, energy and manufacturing, as well as numerous government agencies. These customers rely on Clean Harbors to deliver a broad range of services such as end-to-end hazardous waste management, emergency spill response, industrial cleaning and maintenance, and recycling services. Through its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, Clean Harbors also is North America’s largest re-refiner and recycler of used oil and a leading provider of parts washers and environmental services to commercial, industrial and automotive customers. Founded in 1980 and based in Massachusetts, Clean Harbors operates throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.


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