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Hiring Organization Harcros Chemicals Inc
Post Name Truck Driver
Qualification High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience; and one to three years related experience and/or training.
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Work Hours 8 Hours
Salary USD 25 To USD 35 Per Hour
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77507

SUMMARY

Drives gasoline or diesel-powered truck to transport and deliver products, or materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form by performing the following duties.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY VARY BY LOCATION:

  • Job duties may vary based on business needs but may result in generating, handling, and/or inspecting hazardous waste and hazardous waste storage.  This can include responding to or managing hazardous waste spills and incidents based on the site’s emergency action or contingency plan.  These duties include preparing and managing hazardous waste records such as manifests, inspection logs, waste determination, and other reports.
  • Reads customer orders/shipping papers or purchase orders and schedules deliveries or pick-ups. Drives truck to destination.
  • Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition.
  • Responsible for picking up products at vendor warehouse and verifying correct product, volume, and paperwork. Delivers product to Company warehouse or to customer.
  • Maintains driver log according to DOT regulations. Completes Company paperwork including but not limited to: bill of lading, waybills, inspection reports, driver log, trip reports, and container return reports.  The driver will be trained on People Net Web Base Driver Logs in conjunction with paper logs.
  • Checks bills of lading, placards, and packaging for accuracy.
  • Assists workers in loading and unloading trucks. Collects empty containers and products to be returned and ensures they are DOT empty prior to acceptance from the customer. Drives and inspects forklift trucks as necessary.
  • Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil, and water. Schedules maintenance and repairs as needed.
  • When not driving, responsibilities may include drumming products, warehouse maintenance, and housekeeping.
  • Ensures all shipments are properly secured per DOT requirements prior to leaving the facility.
  • Ensures all customer requirements are met for deliveries including stenciling of customer codes on packages, COAs, MSDS, etc.
  • Performs pre and post-trip inspection of tractor and trailer as required.
  • Uses Company provided equipment such as cell phones and Peoplenet software in accordance with all laws, regulations, and Harcros SOPs. (i.e. not talking/texting while driving, etc.)
  • Safely operates all equipment.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

None

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) or equivalent combination of education and experience; and one to three years related experience and/or training.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of an organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Needs a commercial driver’s license (all classes).  Needs Hazardous Materials and Tank Endorsement or ability to be certified.

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Ability to operate a forklift truck.  Ability to pass DOT (Department of Transportation) physical examination.

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 essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl; and smell.
 
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently 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, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the 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 essential functions.
 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and may be frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
 
The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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