HIRING: Pre-Loader / Truck Driver | A&W Iron Metal

HIRING: Pre-Loader / Truck Driver

A&W Iron Metal, Inc out of Kewaskum, WI is hiring a quality CDL Driver.

Job Title:               Trailer and Pre-Loader / Truck Driver

Department:          JAT, Inc.

FLSA Status:         Full-time / Non-Exempt

 

SUMMARY

Move containers and equipment in yard. = 90% of position duties

Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 GVW with air brakes, to safety transport materials to and from customers.  May be required to unload truck.   Requires commercial drivers’ license. = 10% of position duties

General operating hours are 6:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6:45 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Saturday or, as necessary, until job is complete or conditions are too dangerous. Hours can vary depending on work load and schedule of deliveries and pick-ups. During seasonal or busy times, overtime may be required.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.

  • Move semi-trailers in A&W and AMP yards
  • Load, unload, dump, or stack containers, and material
  • Maintain order and develop organizational plan for storage of containers, trailers and equipment
  • Inspect product load for accuracy, and safety move it around yard to ensure timely and complete delivery
  • Weigh materials or products, and record weight
  • Operate cargo handling gear
  • Maintain communication with A&W Yard Manager, A&W Shop Manager, AMP Shop Supervisor and Truck Dispatch
  • Prioritize work duties based on business needs
  • Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, in order to transport and deliver products.
  • Check vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maintain vehicle supplies and equipment, such as fuel, oil, water, tires, lights, hydraulics and brakes in order to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition.
  • Report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles to JAT Shop.
  • Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Follow appropriate safety procedures when transporting goods.
  • Obey traffic laws, and follow established traffic and transportation procedures.
  • Report, in writing, vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Obtain receipts or signatures when loads are delivered, and collect payment for services when required.
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Identify and learn materials transported.
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed; check that vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.
  • Move transported materials with forklift
  • Secure cargo for transport, using straps with ratchets, blocks, chain, binders, and/or covers.
  • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Read maps, and follow written and verbal geographic directions.
  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations to bases or other vehicles, using telephones or mobile two-way radios.
  • Maintain neat and clean personal appearance, on a daily basis, in order to project a positive company image to customers
  • Maintain clean and orderly truck
  • Train / Educate new employees to a level and degree of performing duties on their own
  • Maintain regular attendance.
  • Other assignments as determined by managementQUALIFICATIONS  In order to maintain a safe and productive working environment, you will be required to follow all safety rules and regulations for your position/department. Failure to do so will lead to disciplinary actions. It is the company’s commitment that nothing comes before the safety of our work family. DO IT SAFE OR NOT AT ALL.
  • SAFETY REQUIREMENTS
  • 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.

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EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Education: High school diploma, GED or equivalent work experience. Experience: 2 years driving experience Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: Pass DOT physical and drug screening. Wisconsin State Class CDL. Good driving record.

 

LANGUAGE KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret documents such as maps, safety procedures, transportation policies, work logs and customer billing information. Ability to respond and provide information to supervisors, co-workers, customers and vendors, in English, in verbal and in written form.

 

MATHEMATICAL KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES

Knowledge of arithmetic. Ability to accurately add, subtract, multiply, divide and calculate percent. Ability to accurately weigh and record weight information.

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS & ABILITY

Active Listening – ability to give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

Oral Expression – ability to communication information and ideas in speaking so other will understand

 

ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS & ABILITY

Coordination – ability to adjust actions in relation to other’s actions;

Time management – ability to efficiently manage one’s own time

Organization – possess organizational skills and ability to implement efficient organizational plan

 

REASONING ABILITY

Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to determine causes of operating errors and decide what to do about it. The ability to make judgments and decisions – considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions and then choosing the most appropriate one.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS & WORK ENVIRONMENT

The physical demands and work environment 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.

 

Ability to sit for long periods of time in enclosed truck cab with limited space; reach with hands/arms; use hands to finger/handle/feel; lift/move up to 50 pounds; climb (enter/exit vehicles/equipment which may be high off the ground, climb up bins to tarp), balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl; effectively and safely operate vehicles/equipment; working outside and inclimate weather conditions; effectively communicate in person and via phone/radio.

WORK STYLE & TRAITS 

Cooperation – job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude

 

Self control – job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations

 

Stress Tolerance – job requires accepting criticism and dealing calming and effectively with high stress situations

 

Adaptability/Flexibility – job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to consider variety in the workplace. Ability to balance/prioritize work orders from four different supervisors

 

Initiative– job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges; ability to work unsupervised

  

LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS

Must possess valid State of Wisconsin CDL license, Class A, and good driving record.

 

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