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companyDenver Hardwood Co, Inc
locationDenver, CO, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Description:

Job Summary

The Driver prepares for daily deliveries by contacting customers, pulling materials, loading trucks and safely transporting merchandise from our distribution warehouse to various businesses and households.

Essential Job Duties

  • Prepare truck for operation by inspecting general condition of truck ie; tires, fluids, etc.
  • Maintain safe operation and clean appearance of vehicle by complying with organization’s operational policies, procedures, and standards, as well as state and local driving rules and regulations
  • Cleaning truck exterior and interior.
  • Load hardwood products on truck using a forklift
  • Must be able to lift 50-75 pounds
  • Check product for accuracy
  • Secure load
  • Safely follow routes and time schedules
  • Contact customers on their route 1 day prior to delivery
  • Serve customers by understanding and resolving or escalating complaints; adjusting orders
  • Manually unload truck to deliver product to customers
  • Maintain delivery records by obtaining receipt acknowledgments and completing driver log and truck performance forms
  • Follow DOT regulations and safety standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Additional Responsibilities

  • Maintain Safety - Employee consistently follows safety policies/procedures and works safely.
  • Teamwork – employees respect and support each other and function together well. Conflict is handled swiftly and skillfully.
  • Attendance – strive for low absenteeism and tardiness.
  • Supports the culture – Employee consistently shows positive energy, looks in the mirror to find solutions, and is committed to continual improvement.
  • Teamwork Characteristics – Employee consistently respects the break schedule; gets along well with others and respects company property
  • Quality of Work – Employee is consistently quality minded and pays attention to details.
  • Attendance - To contribute to the team means being at work and being on time. Being dependable is extremely important to your team.
  • Influences Others – Employee consistently sets a good example for other employees.

Reporting

The Driver reports to the Transportation Supervisor

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Ability to operate forklifts and trucks in a variety of weather conditions
  • Maintain a clean driving record
  • Thorough product knowledge
  • Must be able to lift 50-75 pounds
  • Working knowledge of computer systems
  • Understanding of health and safety regulations
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Must work independently as well as be a team-player
  • Basic math skills
  • Professionally communicate with customers
  • Patience and the ability to stay calm in stressful situations
  • Problem solving skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $25.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Day range:

  • Monday to Friday

Experience level:

  • 1 year

Shift:

  • Day shift

Work Location: In person

Requirements:

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