Driver - Lumber
Description

SUMMARY 

Drives truck with capacity of more than 3 tons, to transport materials to and from specified destinations, by performing the following duties.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


Drives truck to destination & prepares receipts for load picked up.  Delivers invoices for goods delivered.


Maintains truck log, according to state and federal regulations.


Maintains telephone contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.


Loads and unloads truck.


Inspects truck equipment & supplies such as tires, tie-downs, lights, brakes, gas, oil, & water.  Daily completes and files maintenance report.  


Positions blocks and ties rope around items to secure cargo during transit.


Develops list of prospective customers by observing business activity while driving through business territory.


Reviews orders for ideas to expand services available to present customers.


Confers with customers and company officials to resolve complaints.


Reports all accidents, near misses, and traffic stops to direct or departmental supervisor immediately.


Readily complies with all DOT required testing and training regulations.


Performs Yard/Warehouse activities when not assigned driving duties.


Participates in all required training assignments.


Displays teamwork and effort in performance of all duties.


Supports the goals and objectives of Ed Herrington, Inc. through adherence to company policies, safety guidelines, and work requirements for successful completion of all assignments.

Requirements

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 

Valid commercial driver license (CDL) and associated DOT requirements to be maintained throughout position assignment of Driver.  MA Hoisting License may be required to be obtained during employment.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS  

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; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk and climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT  

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 regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration.  The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


OTHER

Full time, part time, or seasonal position, hours as assigned in Sunday – Saturday workweek.

Forklift training and demonstrated continuing forklift operation competency required.

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