Job Description

Summary:

Loads and delivers petroleum products via tanker trucks to Western customers in a professional, courteous, and safe manner. Knowledge of Hours of Service, pickup and delivery automated systems. Completes appropriate paperwork accurately and timely. Places special emphasis on supporting the following core values: Unmatched excellence in customer service. Safety in all we do. Being a flexible, innovative, and dedicated employee: Wise and productive use of all resources. Honest and ethical behavior.

 

Job Tasks:

  • Drives transport truck to and from assigned destinations. Loads and unloads petroleum products from tanker at the assigned destinations safely and effectively.
  • Completes proper written or electronic paperwork in an accurate, timely manner; such as hours of service, freight bills, driver logs, equipment inspection forms, etc.
  • Takes a pro-active role in "Safety in All We Do" by knowing and following all company safety procedures and policies. Attends safety meetings as scheduled.
  • Provides "Unmatched Excellence in Customer Service", both internally and externally, in all aspects of the position's responsibilities, treating each customer as if they are "Number 1". Customer service can have a direct impact on Western's image.
  • Performs pre-trip and post-trip inspections and maintains constant visual and audio inspection during handling and transporting of hazardous materials to ensure safe and efficient delivery.
  • Follows environmental procedures and regulatory requirements as determined by company policy, while taking a pro-active role in the prevention of environmental contamination.
  • Identifies and analyzes equipment malfunctions, making minor repairs as needed. Notifies other company personnel when major repairs are required
  • Follows all company policies and government regulations in the handling and transporting of hazardous materials.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

 

Knowledge/Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of motor vehicle codes and regulations.
  • Thorough knowledge of department practices and procedures.
  • Thorough knowledge of safety policies, practices, and procedures.
  • Mathematical skill to count, copy, and record figures.
  • Knowledge of and skill in using computer software, including MS Word, Microsoft Outlook. Also satellite communication systems for hours of service compliance and to expedite billing.
  • Skill in operating various hand tools, such as wrench and screwdriver.
  • Written communication skill to fill out routine forms and records.
  • Oral communication skills to give, receive, or exchange information with co-workers, customers, and vendors in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Interpersonal communication skill to work effectively with others in order to coordinate activities and complete assigned tasks.
  • Ability to follow all motor vehicle rules and regulations involved in the safe operation of tractor trailers.
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions, memos, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to follow specific, step-by-step instructions, standard procedures, and operating guidelines.
  • Ability to identify routine problems and situations that require a decision.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in the event of a product spill or vehicle accident.
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service to employees by responding to requests in a courteous manner and on a timely basis.
  • Ability to work effectively with close and/or general supervisory guidance.
  • Thorough knowledge of hazardous material emergency response procedure.
  • Ability to respond appropriately in the event of a product spill or vehicle accident.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Must meet company insurability requirements.

 

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to see to drive truck.
  • Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with co-workers and customers.
  • Must be able to express and exchange ideas by means of spoken words.
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to maintain mobility and stand to load and off-load product.
  • Must be able to bend, reach, or stoop to load and off-load product, maintain the truck, and enter the cab. Must be able to climb steep stairs on tanks to measure, sample, and test product.
  • Heavy physical effort up to 75 pounds.
  • Major portions of daily work require application of manual skills involving motor coordination and finger dexterity.

 

 

 

 

Work Environment:

 

  • Work is typically performed outside a regular office setting on roads and highways.
  • Moderate exposure to fumes or airborne particles, and minimal exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Major exposure to extreme heat and cold, high and unstable places, and moving mechanical parts.
  • Moderate exposure to loud noise and bright or dim lighting.
  • Heavy exposure to outdoor weather conditions including but not limited to wind, rain, snow and extreme heat or cold.
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Location:
Phoenix AZ Transportation - W13,,Arizona,85043,United States

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