Driver

Martin Midstream Partners L.P. Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

SUMMARY

A driver shall possess the ability to operate a Commercial Class 8 Motor Vehicle in a manner consistent with all applicable traffic and safety regulations. Must be able to: 1) safely operate a Class 8 vehicle combination unit (Tractor-Trailer) in day-to-day interstate, intrastate and international operations; 2) provide service to customers in the loading, delivery and unloading of a variety of liquid products to and from assigned locations, and 3) perform all related duties associated with the pick-up and delivery of these liquid products.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

A driver will be experienced in the operation of a Class 8 Motor Vehicle with a satisfactory, verifiable job performance and driving history.

A driver will:

  1. Meet all Federal and State requirements for certification and possess a valid Class A CDL license with a hazardous materials endorsement for operation of a combination vehicle with air brakes, including a current D.O.T. medical physical meeting the requirements set forth by 49 CFR Part 392.41;

  2. Have satisfactory, verifiable, previous experience and/or appropriate training in the transportation of bulk liquid products;

  3. Be able to properly load and unload liquid products and perform all related duties including lifting and connecting hoses and fittings weighing up to 50 pounds, as required;

  4. Be able to accurately and legibly complete all required paperwork associated with delivery of bulk liquid product including a daily record of duty status log in compliance with Federal, State and Company requirements;

  5. Be able to read, write, speak, understand and apply the English language including communication by telephone for receiving assignments, directions and safety information;

  6. Be able to safely and correctly operate and maneuver, including backing, a combination, Class 8 vehicle combination trailer unit under all types of circumstances inside cities, on rural highways and within any close confines of a customer's facilities;

  7. Be able to perform duties requiring repeated bending and/or twisting of the waist, neck, shoulders, wrists and arms; twisting and rotating hands, elbows and forearms; kneeling, squatting and rising to a standing position; repeated gripping and grasping; and operate vehicle's foot pedals with feet

  8. Be able to climb ladders, including ascending and descending, and balancing while performing physical activities in awkward positions while loading and unloading trailers;

  9. Be able to enter and exit the vehicle cab repeatedly which consists of climbing one to three steps assisted by gripping and holding with the hand onto a hand rail;

  10. Be able to drive for extended periods of time, up to maximum allowable times in a safe manner under a variety of highway and weather conditions, including night driving;

  11. Be able to read, understand, and apply information relating to trip planning for delivery of freight products including using a road atlas, city maps, and other geographical documents, as necessary, to plan trips and deliver product in a timely manner with minimum variance using the shortest, correct, legal route;

  12. Have the ability to positively communicate, respond to and interact with other company personnel, customers, and the general public in day-to-day operations in a tactful and respectful manner;

  13. Be able to hook and unhook trailers as required and properly secure any valves, hatches and/or fittings;

  14. Be able to appraise, evaluate, and adequately respond to situational strain and emotional stress; possess the abilities of reasoning, recall, attention, judgment, coordination and functional control;

  15. Be able to withstand abrupt duty hour changes, irregular work/rest cycles, noise and vibration, temperature and weather extremes, irregular meals, and delays;

  16. Be able to wear the required safety equipment including wear a respirator, supplied air respirator, or self-contained breathing apparatus while performing required duties;

  17. Be able to comply with all requirements as outlined in the Driver's Manual;

  18. Perform any and all other tasks assigned by management for which the employee is qualified and physically able to perform.


Job Requirements EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

Must have a High school diploma or GED. Six (6) months of driving experience required


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