Long Haul Driver
General Summary: Drives truck loaded with transport bulk oil to and from specified long distance destinations.
Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Drives truck to out-of-state terminal to load product, for example Texas.
• Drives truck to and from specified destinations delivering bulk oil products.
• Loads and unloads product in and out of truck by connecting hoses from truck tank to storage tank.
• Delivers packaged goods as needed.
• Delivers product to customer by following instructions on invoice.
• Maintains log book to state and federal regulations.
• Occasionally collects payment for products delivered.
• Flushes and cleans tanker after deliveries are complete or before new product is loaded.
• Maintains telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
• Inspects truck equipment and supplies, such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water which includes pre-trip and post-trip inspections.
• Performs roadside assistance as needed, such as changing tires and installing light bulbs.
• Uses safety equipment, such as fire extinguisher and spill kits, as needed.
• Maintains relationship with customers by using good customer service skills.
• Cross-trains with other drivers and warehouse personnel.
• Occasionally may be required to drive other trucks and deliver other products.
• Performs warehouse duties as needed.
• Keeps truck cab clean and neat.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Must be at least 21 years old.
• Ability to read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with the general public, to understand highway traffic signs and signals in the English language, to respond to official inquiries, and to make entries on reports and records.
• Knowledge of methods and procedures for securing cargo in or on a commercial motor vehicle.
• Ability to read, write and use basic math skills.
• Ability to pass loading requirements at each terminal.
• Possession of a current and valid commercial motor vehicle operator’s license issued only by one state or jurisdiction (Class A CDL) with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements.
• Possession of a current Medical Examiner’s Certificate.
• Basic knowledge of truck parts and truck maintenance.
• Ability to successfully complete forklift certification test.
• High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Exposure to hazardous materials, vapors, fumes, outside environmental conditions, extreme weather conditions.
• Ability to frequently bend, stoop and climb.
• Ability to lift, push and pull up to 75 lbs.
• Work is typically performed in a commercial motor vehicle, company warehouses, and customer locations.
• Exposure to weather conditions and loud noises is common.
• Overnight travel is required.
The job description of a Long Haul Driver is not inclusive and is subject to changes, additions, and deletions as determined by the supervisor.