2018 Fuel Driver Class B Nights RI at DENNIS K. BURKE INC.

Posted in Drivers 8 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Warwick, Rhode Island





Job Description:

Dennis K. Burke, Inc. (DKB) is a family owned business with new headquarters located in Taunton, Massachusetts. We are one of New England’s largest suppliers of diesel fuel, gasoline, and motor oil products and have reliably supplied customers throughout the Northeast for over 55 years. Dennis K. Burke, Inc. was also the first retail distributor of both Biodiesel and E-85 Ethanol gasoline in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Dennis K. Burke is proud of its loyalty to customers, vendors, and employees.

The Driver is responsible for transporting fuels to various customer sites, loading and unloading bulk fuels, and completing assigned paperwork. The driver must keep the truck properly maintained and comply with all Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, company and safety policies, procedures and practices.

We have an opportunity for a Class B night shift driver out of our Warwick, RI location.  This is a full time night shift position, with benefits.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities


  • Perform pre-trip inspection based on the DOT regulations, and report to the garage any malfunctions detected

  • Ensure that all equipment required for the day's deliveries, ie; all work is on the truck/trailer, all paperwork and documents needed are included.

  • Load truck/trailer using proper loading cards and/or number system and will load proper gallons and product given to him/her from dispatch (if loading from another truck will follow all procedures for this accurately)

  • Follow safe driving practices in accordance with all traffic rules and regulations

  • When arriving at an assigned stop, driver shall stick the tank for water and document such on the delivery ticket to ensure that the product will fit into the tank without spillage.

  • Driver shall make sure that he/she is delivering the same product that is currently in the tank, and fill to the 90% requirement

  • Provide excellent customer service at all stops

  • Must spot check during the course of each shift, inspecting truck and trailer for any malfunctions or issues

  • Perform post check inspections at end of each shift, completely inspecting the truck and report any issues to the Fleet Manager

  • Complete all required paperwork and submit it at end of each shift

  • Communicate with dispatch and Safety throughout the day in regards to work loads and any issues that occur with the truck or deliveries

Experience/Education Requirements:


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Able to work in a team environment

  • 2+ years tractor trailer driving experience

  • Must possess CDL class B, and proper certifications

  • Must possess TWIC, HAZMAT and tanker endorsements

  • Must have a clean and safe driving record

  • Must have valid DOT physical card

Physical Requirements and responsibilities


  • Able to lift 100 pounds

  • Able to bend, stand, walk, sit, climb, reach, push, pull

  • Able to continuously drive for long hours during day and night

  • Able to read, write and use cell phone, tablet, and computer to perform required job duties





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