CDL Driver - Prairieland FS, Inc. - Taylor, MO

At Prairieland FS, you have the opportunity to make an immediate impact. Working with the industry's top professionals, you'll develop new expertise through varied job experiences and company-sponsored training programs. And you'll be recognized and rewarded for your contributions. Plus, FS believes in attracting and retaining diverse talent. You can contribute your unique experiences and background to build a community that fosters mutual respect and meaningful relationships.

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Operates a single, tandem, or multi-axle configuration truck for delivery and pick-up of agronomy and energy products following specified time schedules to/from the company locations or customer locations to achieve profitable business growth.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Operates all assigned vehicles, single, tandem, or multi-axle configurations, forklifts, etc., in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques. 
  • Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels and inspecting tires, lights, and brakes.
  • Follows the preventative maintenance program and maintains a clean truck to present a professional appearance.
  • Loads and unloads containers, pallets, or materials and products, safely on trucks, trailers, or railcars by hand or forklift truck. When loading, ensures loads are evenly balanced and distributed from the front of the trailer to the back and from side to side, as well as check axle weights and load them in accordance with the DOT regulations.
  • Ensures that all deliveries and pickups are made in accordance with time schedules and performs duties that promote superior customer service and professionalism within the company and the industry.
  • Ensures that all associated documentation, such as bill of ladings, delivery slips, and invoices, are completed accurately and returned to the branch location at the end of the day to ensure timely receiving and payment of invoices.
  • Completes necessary daily paperwork, including accurate logbooks, cargo records, and other assigned record-keeping duties.

 

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

  • Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards, adhering to the company Uniform Policy, and maintaining the appropriate professional image.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Educations and Experience

Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof and 2 years or more of related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to operate tractor-trailer or tender truck equipment safely and to meet company and DOT standards.

 

Functional Competencies

  • Must have or have the ability to obtain and maintain a CDL license with required endorsements and any other applicable certification, license, or permit, valid medical card, and satisfactory driving record, as applicable.
  • Ability to work extended hours as business conditions warrant.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain other applicable certifications, licenses, and permits.

 

Core Competencies

Demonstrated core competencies, including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision-making, and skill development.

 

Other Requirements

Occasionally exposed or required to: 

  • Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
  • Noisy conditions
  • Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
  • May be required to work at varying heights
  • Lift 51-70 lbs.

Prairieland FS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, always looking for hardworking individuals to join our team.


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