Truck Driver II

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Houston, Texas


Description

Position at Wilsonart

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

·         Inspects truck equipment and supplies

 

·         Drives truck to destinations and returns safely

 

·         Prepares and maintains required documentation

 

·         Maintains truck log, according to state and federal regulations

 

·         Performs emergency roadside repairs

 

·         Reads maps and plans routes to the load destination

 

·         Maintains acceptable driving record

 

·         Assists the needs of the customer

 

·         Assists in the distribution center as necessary or directed

 

·         May require overnight stays

 

·         Performs other tasks as required

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

 

·         Knowledge of Department of Transportation and state regulations and local laws
          pertaining to vehicle operations

 

·         Knowledge of truck hauling procedures

 

·         Knowledge of hazardous waste materials and safe handling procedures

 

·         Skill in operating lift trucks

 

·         Ability to understand and follow directions

 

·         Ability to work independently

 

·         Knowledge of safety standards applicable to the work area and other rules/regulations                governing work activities

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

 

EDUCATION:

High School Graduate or GED

Must have a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s license

Hazardous material endorsement and Tanker Endorsement

 

EXPERIENCE:

3+ years

18 wheeler experience

No chargeable accidents in three years

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking/pushing/climbing and lifting material or equipment of heavy weight (>50 lbs) Examples: grounds staff and EMS

 

ENVIRONMENT: Located in an environment with regular exposure to fumes or odors, temperature extremes, or loud noises which cause noticeable discomfort or moderate risk of accident or illness. Examples: engineering, waste mgt, laundry workers and yards/grounds staff

 

 

Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.