Relief Driver/Scale Operator Pool
Angelica - Columbia, SC

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The Relief Driver/Scale Operator is responsible for weighing carts for shipment to customer locations, as well as for conducting laundry deliveries and pickups for major customer locations as needed. The Relief Driver/Scale Operator is stationed on the delivery/soil dock and is responsible for weighing carts, entering data into the computer, ensuring all orders are filled, manually loading carts onto delivery trucks and conducting deliveries. The Scale Operator II handles processing paperwork to ensure correct delivery and receipting, and is expected to conduct the delivery vehicle in a safe and efficient manner.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

This position will work within a team of people performing similar duties. Along with one or more team members, an Angelica Relief Driver/Scale Operator may perform some or all of the following duties during a given shift:

Pushing or pulling loaded carts to and from the weighing station

Checking and packing orders

Weighing carts and entering weight into a computer

Operating forklifts, pallet movers, and other material handling equipment

Verifies that all systems are in order before deliveries, including performing and documenting pre-trip and post-trip inspections of power unit and trailer and checking and completing paperwork to ensure compliance with DOT regulations and Company safety policies. Manually loading and securing full and empty linen carts onto truck and/or trailer beds.

Maintains a log book to track dates and mileage of deliveries

Drives the loaded delivery truck on the designated route to complete deliveries and pickups at customer locations

Conducts linen counts and orders per customer requirements

Delivers cleaned laundry to the customer, including operating the truck lift gate, handling the unloading of carts from the truck, and placing carts in the appropriate location

Maintains the security of truck cargo by repositioning carts as needed between deliveries and pickups

Upholds cleanliness standards by keeping clean and soiled laundry carts separate, as dictated by regional specifications and restrictions

Complies with all applicable local, state and federal environmental and safety regulations and Company safety policies and procedures including, but not limited to, wearing personal protective equipment while handling soiled laundry

Verifies all items specified in the delivery receipt were included in the delivery, and obtain a confirmation signature from a facility representative

Upon finishing scheduled deliveries and pickups, return to plant and unload soiled laundry carts for processing

Prepares the truck for the next shift, including making sure equipment is fueled and clean, removing any personal items, and putting keys and delivery receipts in proper areas

Reports any customer feedback or vehicle problems to the supervisor

Occasionally fills in for an absent driver, or perform a supplemental delivery, as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities


Travel Required

As necessary to perform essential duties of position


Minimum Qualifications

Class A Commercial Driver’s License

Minimum of 1 year delivery experience; and/or graduation from a licensed CDL training facility in lieu of experience

Must have a clean Motor Vehicle Record (3 years), pass DOT background check & physical examination; willingness to submit to random drug screening.

Reading and writing comprehension, computer and math skills typically associated with a high school level education

Quality orientation and high attention to detail

Able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations

Strong teamwork skills- ready and willing to work closely with team members

Great people skills, communications skills & great client relations and customer service skills

Ability to control inventory and push and pull heavy carts on a regular basis

Able to work a flexible schedule that may include nights, weekends and holidays

Must be able to lift, push and pull 50lbs or more and have the physical ability to move rolling carts of varying weights – up to and exceeding approximately 600lbs.

Able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations

Strong teamwork skills – ready and willing to work closely with team members

Open to and able to work day or night shifts, and willing to rotate shifts depending on need

Open to long hours and working weekends (Sat/Sun)

Preferred Qualifications

High School Diploma/ Graduation from a licensed CDL training facility

Prior experience working in a plant environment

Prior experience working for Angelica

Work Environment

The working environment includes working indoors and outside of Company production facilities and client locations with variations in temperature, odors, noise, humidity, lint, dust, chemicals and other hazards. The position requires considerable sitting, typing and the ability to move objects of exceeding 50 pounds. Pushing/pulling of laundry carts with weights of 250 lbs is common with some cart weights exceeding 600 lbs. Safety toe shoes are required and other personal protective equipment may be required depending on work assignments. The position requires the ability to communicate in person, telephonically and via email.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract, nor designed to contain a definitive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the employee. Management retains the exclusive right to alter the scope of work or specific responsibilities within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.

Angelica is an EOE and complies with all regulations, Federal, State, Local Codes and Safety Standards. It is Angelica’s philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.



Primary Location

South Carolina-Columbia





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