Description: Lakes Gas Co. driver's primary responsibilities include customer service, sales, maintenance and inspection of company properties and the delivery of propane fuel to commercial accounts and residential homes. This is a DOT regulated position that complies with drug and alcohol policies and procedures. The driver needs to possess the ability to obtain a minimum of a class B commercial driver's license with tanker and hazardous endorsements and must carry a DOT medical examiner's card. Driver needs to be safety conscious, have a strong mechanical aptitude, good math skills and possess good driving skills. The driver will be working in extreme weather environments and be subject to an on-call status on a rotating basis. Position entails pulling a delivery hose, some heavy lifting, and climbing in and out of a fuel truck. Driver will be involved with customer service items such as direct customer contact, field maintenance, repairs and inspections, invoicing customers, collections and maintenance projects such as painting tanks, filling cylinders and the upkeep of company vehicles, tools and plant. Must adhere to DOT regulations, state and local laws. Must comply with NFPA Pamphlets 54 and 58. $3,000 Sign-on Bonus Competitive wage and benefits package available VALID DOT/COMMERCIAL Driver's license Class B with Tanker and Hazardous Materials Endorsement preferred We are willing to train and assist the right candidate in obtaining licensing requirements Current DOT Federal Motor Carrier Card Preferred Safety Conscious Customer Service Skills Ability to lift/pull Delivery hose Ability to climb in/out of bulk truck Maintenance, installation and inspections projects including upkeep of tanks, company equipment and property Duties as assigned Position has opportunity for growth Bonus Terms After (3) months of employment you will receive $1,000 and achieving a minimum of a Class B License with Tanker and Hazardous Endorsements. ; After successfully completing (6) months of employment you will receive $2,000. Payments will occur as soon as practicable after the allotted time frames listed above. Must be employed and in good standing at the time of payout to qualify. Benefits Package Available . Requirements: DRIVER EDUCATION/APTITUDE 1. Ability to read, interpret, and understand the English language to understand task procedures, shipping papers product labels, work orders and informational and warning signage. This will be verified with a reading test. 2. Accurately perform basic mathematical calculations. This will be verified with a math test. 3. Communicate clearly both written and verbally in the English language. 4. Computer skills useful for maintaining client databases and product inventories. 5. Capable of adapting to electronic data processing equipment. 6. Able to adjust schedule to fit manager's requirements and requests. 7. Dependability and reliability are essential. DRIVER'S LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS/QUALIFICATIONS 1. Valid state driver's license. 2. Valid Class "A" or "B" Commercial Drivers License, HAZMAT endorsement, Tanker endorsement and does not have air brake restrictions. 3. Valid Department of Transportation physical examination certification. 4. Completion of Department of Transportation HAZMAT training program every three years. 5. No moving violations for reckless or operating under the influence. 6. A motor vehicle record (MVR) review will be conducted annually to determine if a driver is qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle in accordance with regulations as defined in Section 391.25 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. 7. Driver must qualify for insurability by the company's insurance carrier. 8. Driver must pass a pre-employment drug test prior to employment. 9. Subject to passing random drug and/or alcohol tests per DOT and company policies. 10. Traffic violations, whether on-the-job or off-the-job may impact employment status. If driver incurs an incident which could affect their DOT license such as DUI, reckless or careless driving, etc. It needs to be reported to the Branch Manager as soon as possible, but no later then the start of the next business day. 11. Must abide by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 and notify both employer and the state that issued the driver's license of all traffic violations (other than parking violations), including those committed in a personal vehicle, for which driver forfeited collateral or was convicted, within 30 days after conviction.
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