Operates both a bobtail and tractor-trailer to ship product to customer destinations in local areas of Southern California.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Drive vehicle safely to deliver each shipment in a cost effective manner.
Provide assistance to Shipping Dept. with loading or unloading trucks.
Load and unload trucks on own as needed.
Perform all warehouse functions as needed.
Assure loads are balanced and tie down loads to properly secure them.
Acquire daily delivery schedule and oversee loading of truck.
Research delivery locations and map the routes before leaving facility.
Provide customer service support for deliveries.
Provide appropriate shipping paperwork.
Complete and maintain inspections and log books.
Practice good safe driving and comply with all DOT regulations.
Other driver and support duties as assigned.
Maintain Class A drivers license and DMV report showing good driving record.
Ability to communicate with customers.
Maintain very good lines of communication with Dispatcher.
Ability to minimize down time between deliveries.
Detail oriented with accuracy, follow through and ability to work with minimum supervision.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum four years experience driving a 40 ft. flat bed trailer
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to read, write and speak English.
Ability and desire to work in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to use personal protective equipment at all times as required.
Must be available to work overtime on short notice.
Requires ability to drive, sit, stand, carry materials, stoop, kneel, bend at waist, and climb stairs.
Must lift up to 50 lbs on a regular basis. Maximum unassisted lift 75 lbs.
Occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles and chemicals.
The noise level in the work environment may be moderate to loud and may require hearing protection.
Safety shoes and eye protection as required for environment.