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CDL Driver I

Location
Britton, South Dakota
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
1 Aug 2022

CDL Driver

Company Overview

US LBM provides a wide range of building materials to construction professionals, combining the advantages of our national scale with the excellent service levels, expertise, entrepreneurial culture and customer relationships of our local brands.

As a people-first company, passionate about continuous improvement, US LBM is proud to provide our associates access to the resources, training and developmental opportunities to empower them to succeed today, while growing professionally and preparing for the challenges of tomorrow.

Position Overview

Delivers materials to job site, inspects and maintains truck, reports shortages and claims to supervisor and assists in loading and storing of materials. Typically, driving a truck with a capacity of more than three tons, but may be a less experienced CDL or tractor trailer driver.

Essential Job Duties

  • Operates Safely
  • Participates in a positive work environment
  • Maintains a current Class A or B Commercial Driver's License as required
  • Prepares DOT required log of time on duty and driving
  • Organizes and secures load
  • Assists forklift operators when loading
  • Checks orders for accuracy
  • Delivers and unloads materials to customers' satisfaction
  • Completes daily equipment pre-inspection
  • Records all merchandise that is returned by truck, assists in unloading material returned for credit
  • Follows guidelines established by the Department of Transportation
  • Provides Excellent Customer Service
  • Relays messages sent by customers while on job
  • Assists supervisor, other employees and other work areas, as assigned
  • Assists in maintaining good housekeeping in yard and warehouse
  • Complies with all company policies and guidelines
  • Safe and efficient operation of truck mounted forklift
  • Maintain cleanliness of truck
  • Participates in and completes assigned trainings
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Management

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Minimum education preferred - High School Diploma or general equivalency degree (GED).
  • Minimum experience preferred
    • 6 months CDL experience preferred. Basic CDL experience with flat beds and/or tractor trailers required.
    • 1 year CDL experience required for interstate commerce.
  • Special skills required- Ability to do basic math, read orders, write instructions and complete forms.
  • Ability to effectively and professionally communicate with customers, other employees and supervisors using verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to deal constructively with conflict and recognize potential problems.
  • ┬áMaintains current operator's license and meets company driver qualification requirements.
  • Knowledge and ability to use safe lifting techniques
  • Physical demands include stooping, bending, twisting and throwing. Working in a variety of climates and environmental conditions. Ability to lift up 100 lbs or more on a repetitive basis.
  • Proficiency with or ability to learn current technologies (e.g. Smartphone, GPS and other necessary business applications).
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Details

  • Job Reference: 674819495-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: NexGen
  • Location: Britton, South Dakota
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent