Operate transportation equipment for pick-up and delivery of machinery, parts and similar loads. Operate trucks with or without trailers. Hours will vary based on business need. This position will travel up to 50% with overnight trips on a regular basis.
Operate, load, and unload parts and equipment to be hauled.
Ensure that all loads are properly prepared, loaded and secured before the vehicle proceeds from each stop. Personally check and inspect the load. Perform a thorough check of the truck before and after each stop.
Properly secure any loose timbers and ramps with chains when in transit. Personally remove and put away chains or straps when unloading. Prepare before and stow away after each trip, the vehicle, trailer and all auxiliary equipment such as chains, straps, blocks and gear.
Comply with all DOT, State and local traffic and highway laws, rules and regulations. Safely operate all equipment in compliance with all legal weight and load size limits.
Take pictures of questionable machine damage and report immediately.
Assist in loading or unloading the trucks. Ensure all loads are properly prepared, loaded and secured to avoid shifting, loosening, or falling while enroute.
Ensure manifests are accurate and error free. All items transported are on the manifest.
Work safely at all times. Adhere to all applicable safety policies. Comply with all company policies, procedures and standards.
Maintain company equipment by checking fuel, oil, water, tires, etc on truck and equipment before starting. All equipment is kept clean and maintained. Report hauling equipment operation trouble to the office.
Keep driver’s license and required CDL and all endorsements current. Notify supervisor of any driver license problems within one day.
Ensure all required paperwork is properly completed within applicable time deadlines.
Work extra hours and scheduled days off up to the limit permissible by DOT when requested by supervisor.
Work within and promote corporate values.
Knowledge Skills and Abilities:
Appropriate manner, conduct, and grooming adhere to company policy.
Ability to work cooperatively and communicate effectively.
Must be able to meet all safety requirements for applicable safety policies and use of all required safety equipment.
Must have acceptable attendance to meet all company standards and requirements.
Education and Experience:
Proof of high school diploma or General Education Degree (GED).
Clean, current driving and safety record for the past 12 months.
Must have current valid Class A CDL with Hazmat endorsement*, Doubles/Triples endorsement, and Tanker endorsement prior to hire.
Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop and kneel.
The employee is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
This position is designated as a "Safety-Sensitive Position". A Safety-Sensitive Position includes tasks or duties that EMPIRE in good faith believes could affect the safety or health of the employee performing the task or others.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and outside weather conditions.
The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.
Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Empire Southwest is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer