Truck Driver II

Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Nashville, Tennessee


Description

Position at Wilsonart

 

 

JOB SUMMARY

 

Drives truck to transport materials to and from specified destinations in the assigned department/location. Performs other tasks as required.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

 

  • Inspects truck equipment and supplies
  • Maps out all accounts and optimizing routes
  • “Dispatcher” keeping constant communication with drivers on the road
  • Reviews all paperwork before trucks leave (calling customers, verifying COD’s arrival times etc.)
  • Checks truck back in, returns, ensuring proper paperwork is completed
  • Schedules flatbeds as needed
  • Ensures DOT compliance
  • Identifies outliers and determines efficient delivery methods
  • 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

 

  • 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.