Golden State Foods

  • Driver

    Location US-TX-Lancaster
    Job ID
    2016-1831
    Category
    Transportation
  • Overview

    Position Summary (Job Description):

    Performs daily transportation functions as directed by Supervisor. Operates diesel-powered tractor-trailer

    combination trucks to transport and deliver products.  Drives truck to destination, applying knowledge

    of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicles in difficult situations, such as narrow

    passageways.  Inspects trucks for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck conditions. Maintains driver log according to D.O.T  regulations and other federal and company required records/logs. May be required to perform product backhaul when returning from dispatched route. Unloads/loads product at store with or without assistance from store personnel

    Responsibilities

    General Responsibilities:

     

    Division Application of Responsibilities:

    (% of Time)

     

    10     Functions as company representative to customer, properly represents company interests

              and image in all dealings with customers.

     

    30     Unloads product at each delivery stop.  Verifies delivered product against invoice to

              ensure delivery and billing accuracy.  Obtains customer signature on invoice and delivery log.

              Makes adjustments to invoices as necessary.  Keeps Driver Daily Delivery Log.

     

    10     Requires use of judgment to plan, perform, and make decisions as to the sequence of operations

              within the limitations of recognized or standard methods and procedures.

                                                                                                                                  

    Division Application of Responsibilities:

    (% of Time)

     

    30     Drives to predetermined store locations per route schedule, applying knowledge of commercial

              driving regulations and skill in maneuvering vehicle.

     

     5      Maintains driver log, trip and mileage records according to FMCSA regulations.  Complies with all

              DOT rules and regulations regarding hours of service, licensing, safety and equipment operation.

     

     2      Maintain company quality and performance standards.

     

     1      Report unusual conditions and problems to supervisor.

     

         Observe company safety rules and regulations.

     

     5      Practice good housekeeping.

     

     5      Positions/check load securing equipment to secure cargo during transit.  Inspects vehicles

              for defects before, during and after trips, submits report indicating equipment condition.

     

     1      Perform other related duties as assigned.

     

    Division Application of Responsibilities:

    (% of Time)

     

    ** Vision - continuously - 100% of the time

    ** Hearing - continuously - 100% of the time

    ** Handling - continuously – more than 66% of the time

    ** Lifting

              Under 10 lbs - continuously – more than 66% of shift

              10-25 lbs - continuously – more than 66% of shift

              26-50 lbs - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

    **Pushing - continuously - more than 66% of shift

              Maximum pushing force 150lbs

    **Pulling - continuously - more than 66% of shift

              Maximum pulling force 150lbs

    **Walk - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

    **Stand - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

        Sit - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

    **Bend - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

    **Kneeling – occasional – less than 34% of the time

    **Crouching occasional – less than 34% of the time

        Crawl - occasional – less than 34% of the time

    **Twist - occasional – less than 34% of the time

        Balance - occasionally - less than 34% of the time

        Climbing - occasional – less than 34% of the time (use of forklift highly encouraged)

    **Reaching - frequently - 34% - 66% of shift

        Coordination - this job requires both upper and lower extremity coordination

    **Endure working in a cold environment and experience temperature changes

     

    Qualifications

    Qualifications Required of this Position:

    Must possess a valid driver's license and possess a current DOT Medical certification card.  One to three years driving tractor-trailer experience.  Must be able to effectively communicate to maintain positive customer relations climate with other drivers/warehouse personnel/customers/supervisors.  Capable of standing, walking and repeatedly climbing into and out of road tractor or switch tractor.  Must be able to work all necessary work schedules, including holidays/weekends.  Requires safely operating equipment in extremes of weather and climatic conditions and insure working in a cold environment (cooler/freezer).  Must be able to frequently lift/handle cases ranging from 5-50 pounds. HS diploma or equivalent required.

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