Heartland Co-op Hazmat Truck Driver (heavy) in Randall/Colo, Iowa
Drives truck with capacity of more than 3 tons, to transport hazmat and other materials to and from specified destinations, by performing the following duties.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Drive to destination in accordance with all federal, state and local laws and regulations.
Maintains truck log, according to state and federal regulations.
Shifting manual transmissions and operating foot pedals.
Maintains telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
Loads and unloads truck. Cleans compartment after unloading as necessary to avoid contamination.
Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water.
Performs routine maintenance on vehicle, including but not limited to, daily pre and post trip inspections.
Assist location and Feed Mill Operator with operational duties, as time allows, ensuring an efficient production schedule.
Ensure trucks promote a positive image of Heartland Co-op by keeping the interiors and exteriors clean as conditions allow.
Drive and deliver products during various types of weather, which may cause road surfaces to be wet and slippery and involve temperature extremes.
Flexibility to work various shifts, extra shifts and hours to insure seasonal business needs are met, this may include seven days a week during seasonal demand.
Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with hazmat and tanker endorsements and commercial insurability at all times.
Meeting all medical/licensing standards as established by the Department of Transportation (DOT).
Other duties may be assigned.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Customer Service - Meets commitments.
Quality Management - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget.
Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures.
Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment.
Quantity - Completes work in timely manner.
Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
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 the essential functions.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
No Computer skills needed.
Certificates and Licenses:
Maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with hazmat and tanker endorsements and commercial insurability at all times. Valid DOT physical is also required.
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
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 the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
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 the essential functions.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; talk or hear and smell. The employee will be around hazardous materials. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
PCP Level: 4
Exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50
pounds of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly.
Keyword: Hazmat Truck Driver (heavy)
From: Heartland Co-op