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Director Transportation Compliance

Location: Norwell, MA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 6, 2022
Category: Compliance
Job ID: 79601

Job Description

The Opportunity:

Clean Harbors is seeking a Director of Transportation Compliance to oversee and manage a staff of direct reports and service the DOT Transportation needs of all business lines.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment
  • Group 401K with company matching component
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement
  • Positive and safe work environments

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Provide expertise in the interpretation and implementation of Federal, State, Provincial and/or Company transportation related regulations and policies;
  • Oversee, manage and support a staff of direct reports and service  all business lines’  transportation compliance needs;
  • Drive value by developing overall business strategies and action plans for the transportation compliance group to ensure compliance with respective transportation rules;
  • Work directly with the TC Team, to include international members,  to develop, implement and manage cost effective transportation compliance programs for all  regions;
  • Provide technical support on transportation related matters to all lines of business including: Sales; Technical, Field and Industrial services; National Transportation; BPS; Facilities; Training; etc;
  • Analyze company carrier performance scores (ie CSA), identify areas of concern, and provide solutions to address;
  • Manage, review, and track transportation metrics (Collisions, Releases, RSIs, Audits, etc) and create programs to address deficiencies and improve operational performance;
  • Provide regulatory research and support for new business and/or regulatory changes and develop communications to educate the field;
  • Evaluate, identify and correct deficiencies in the field transportation compliance programs and related management tools (Electronic Logging Devices, Trip and Dispatch Workbench, Load Verification App, etc);
  • Provide support and guidance to operations and field staff as it relates to acquisitions (as needed);
  • Review, develop and deliver transportation related training modules;
  • 24/7 on call to receive and manage incident notifications.

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred;
  • 5+years transportation compliance and/or related experience;
  • 5+ years project management experience;
  • Experience with DOT/TDG, FMCSA, FRA, RCRA, etc regulations;
  • Strong communication (oral and written) skills;
  • Budget and cost management;
  • Issue identification and resolving skills;
  • Training, negotiating and leadership skills;
  • Travel may include up to 2 weeks a month;
  • Must has active Driver license with no restrictions;
  • Must have active Passport with no restrictions.

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Clean Harbors? Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!

40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483).

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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