DRIVER (CDL Certified)

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Job Category: Driver
Job Title: Driver

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

POSITION OVERVIEW: To drive trucks carrying goods to customer job sites

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: From Yard Foreman
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Delivers lumber, hardware and building materials to customer’s job site;
  • Reloads pickups of lumber, hardware and building materials onto truck from job site and returns them to lumberyard;
  • Inspects truck before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition;
  • Assists workers in loading and unloading trucks; Inspects delivered products for quality and damaged appearance at time of delivery;
  • Ensures all shipping documents and receipts are properly completed;
  • Maintains driver log according to state and federal regulations;
  • Uses straps to secure cargo during transit;
  • Maintains good company image by presenting a clean and neat appearance while delivering merchandise to customers;

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists customers and stocks merchandise consisting of lumber and building materials when not on deliveries;
  • Stacks lumber in yard or in shed;
  • Builds loads;
  • Helps keep yard clean of trash and debris;
  • Daily maintenance such as checking oil level on truck and air pressure in tires.
  • Responsible for keeping truck clean inside and out;
  • May drive diesel or gasoline powered industrial trucks equipped with lifting devices such as forklift to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials

QUALIFICATIONS – EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED; or one to two years related experience.
  • Requires CDL Class B with air brakes endorsement and history of good driving.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Must be able to arrive at work on time and be able to maintain a good attendance record.
  • Good knowledge of the Kansas City area is a plus.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass post-offer DOT drug screening and physical examination.
  • Must pass essential functions testing which includes lifting and carrying, stair climb, push/pull, and grip dynamometer testing.
  • Employee is regularly required to sit and frequently required to walk and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or lift.
  • May frequently lift and/or move heavy and awkward material.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

ADVERSE WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Exposure to year-round outside weather conditions, including excessive heat, humidity, rain, cold, dust, ice/snow.
  • Must drive in all weather, in all traffic conditions.
  • Must walk on uneven ground and through possible hazards on job sites.
  • The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Must wear personal protective equipment including safety boots (steel toe, puncture resistant), gloves, safety glasses, and hard hats on job sites.