Heavy Haul Driver - 7101

Requisition #: 7101
Shift : 1
Start Time : 7:00 am
End Time : 7:00 pm
Schedule Days : Monday - Friday
Position Status: Full Time (40 hrs week)
Job Summary
Operate transportation equipment for pick-up and delivery of machinery, parts and similar loads. Operate trucks with or without trailers.
Essential Functions & Additional Responsibilities
Operate, load, and unload parts and equipment to be hauled.
Ensure that all loads are properly prepared, loaded and secured before the vehicle proceeds from each stop. Personally check and inspect the load. Perform a thorough check of the truck before and after each stop.
Properly secure any loose timbers and ramps with chains when in transit. Personally remove and put away chains when unloading. Prepare before and stow away after each trip, the vehicle, trailer and all auxiliary equipment such as chains, blocks and gear.
Comply with all ICC, DOT, State and local traffic and highway laws, rules and regulations. Safely operate all equipment in compliance with all legal weight and load size limits.
Take pictures of questionable machine damage and report immediately.
Assist in loading or unloading the trucks. Ensure all loads are properly prepared, loaded and secured to avoid shifting, loosening, or falling while enroute.
Ensure manifests are accurate and error free. All item transported are on the manifest.
Work safely at all times. Adhere to all applicable safety policies. Comply with all company policies, procedures and standards.
Additional Responsibilities:
Maintain company equipment by checking fuel, oil, water, tires, etc on truck and equipment before starting. All equipment is kept clean and maintained. Report hauling equipment operation trouble to the office.
Keep driver's license and required CDL and all endorsements current. Notify supervisor of any driver license problems within one day.
Ensure all required paperwork is properly completed within applicable time deadlines.
Work extra hours and scheduled days off up to the limit permissible by DOT when requested by supervisor.
Must accomplish training and serve as a Green Belt in support of EMPIRE's Six Sigma program.
Work within and promote corporate values.
Additional Requirements
Clean, current driving and safety record for the past 12 months.
Must have current valid Class A CDL with Hazmat endorsement , Doubles/Triples endorsement, and Tanker endorsement prior to hire.
Must be able to communicate (speak, read, comprehend, write) in English.
Skills & Abilities
Appropriate manner, conduct and grooming to adhere to company policy.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate verbally and in writing with others in an objective and cooperative manner.
Proof of High School Diploma or GED
Truck Service
Physical Requirements
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Required to sit frequently
Required to use hands frequently
Required to talk or hear frequently
Required to stand frequently
Required to walk frequently
Required to reach outward frequently
Required to climb frequently
Required to squat or kneel frequently
Required to lift or carry 51-100 lbs
Specific vision abilities include close vision
This position is designated as a Safety-Sensitive Position.
Work Environment
The characteristics described here are 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.
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure high precarious places
Exposure to outdoor weather
Exposure to wet humid conditions
Exposure to extreme heat or cold
The noise level is loud.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. The roles and objectives of this job do not include setting corporate policy, and does not constitute a managing agent of the company.
Empire is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please call 480-633-5440 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
Empire Southwest is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer
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