Foster Fuels serves our nation in the delivery of fuels. The Transport Driver is a seasoned driver whose job is to deliver fuel to customer destinations and provide exceptional customer service. Foster Fuel Drivers are responsible and required to ensure their equipment is properly maintained and all records and reports required for DOT and Corporate compliance are met.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Drives truck and tanker to pick up and deliver fuel products as required.
Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skill in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, or in tight loading/unloading areas.
Abides by all company, DOT, State and Federal transportation safety regulations.
Conducts pre-trip and post trip inspections of equipment for defects and safe operation conditions before and after trips, when stopped during the work day and submits a daily vehicle inspection report on the condition at the end of each day.
Performs basic preventive maintenance such as checking and maintaining appropriate fluid levels, replacing light bulbs and batteries, changing oil and checking tire pressure.
Maintains records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations and including driver's logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records and other records required by Foster Fuels or state and federal regulations.
Ensures that all shipping documentation (bills of laden, weight tickets, etc.) required to move with shipments are available for inspection, that appropriate paperwork accompanies shipments when delivered, and that signed bills of laden for proof of delivery are turned into dispatch daily.
Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after an incident occurs to the supervisor.
Promptly reports any delays due to breakdown, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies. Also report if there is more than a one-hour delay in getting unloaded or loaded, or in the event of irregularities relating to pick up or deliver of fuel.
Conducts site visits and coordination with customers with customers to ensure understanding of local delivery procedures.
Able to gain access to customer facilities with controlled access and increased security procedures.
Requires one-year minimum over the road experience as a fuel transport driver
Requires Class A Driver's License with H and N endorsements, current DOT physical examination card and clean DMV record and maintained during the duration of employment.
Position travels outside of the local area when responding to an emergency event.
Strong Customer Service and Communications skills.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
Ability to complete simple calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
Ability to graph hours of service driving logs both manually and electronically.
1 or more years of Fuel Industry (delivery) experience.
Action Oriented, Customer Focused, Informing Others, Works Independently, Integrity, Safety consciousness, Trust and Communications.
Sitting and driving for extended periods of time up to 8 hours with a break or a total of 11 hours in any one day.
Lifting up to 50 pounds
Bending, stooping/squatting, climbing ladders and scaffolds and moving items
*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.*
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.