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:
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;
Have satisfactory, verifiable, previous experience and/or appropriate training in the transportation of bulk liquid products;
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;
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;
Be able to read, write, speak, understand and apply the English language including communication by telephone for receiving assignments, directions and safety information;
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;
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
Be able to climb ladders, including ascending and descending, and balancing while performing physical activities in awkward positions while loading and unloading trailers;
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;
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;
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;
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;
Be able to hook and unhook trailers as required and properly secure any valves, hatches and/or fittings;
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;
Be able to withstand abrupt duty hour changes, irregular work/rest cycles, noise and vibration, temperature and weather extremes, irregular meals, and delays;
Be able to wear the required safety equipment including wear a respirator, supplied air respirator, or self-contained breathing apparatus while performing required duties;
Be able to comply with all requirements as outlined in the Driver's Manual;
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
Martin Midstream Partners L.P.