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Position: CDL Class A Driver

Reporting:   Reports directly to the Fleet Manager

Purpose:  The safe loading, strapping, tying-down, and safe transport of materials/equipment from Barnsco to customers and vendors.  To represent Barnsco TX and its affiliates with the utmost dignity and respect that reflects our mission statement. To provide an excellent customer service experience for Barnsco customers while providing timely delivery of materials/equipment. This position requires the knowledge and skills required to safely operate a commercial motor vehicle up to Class A FMCSA/DOT standards.  This includes DOT pre/post inspections that provide thorough inspection reports and detail any deficiencies to the Pre-Trip Whip-Around app and the Fleet Manager before departing the yard.   A strong understanding of DOT requirements is required (strapping, air brakes, hands-free communications, etc).  All candidates must be willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment recommendations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with Barnsco TX Core Values
  • Work in a team environment to support other Barnsco employees and locations by providing excellent customer service and being receptive to changes made on the fly
  • Report any safety incidents immediately to Fleet Manager, Branch Operations Manager, and/or Human Resources
  • Report any unsafe behavior to the Fleet Manager
  • Conduct pre-trip inspections to tractor and trailer, for each delivery run, in accordance with FMCSA standards and TXDOT
  • Load and strap materials/equipment onto trucks, according to FMCSA/DOT guidelines
  • Deliver orders to customers according to routed paperwork. Permission from the Dispatcher and/or Fleet Manager to take a different route is required before that decision can be made
  • Chart out appropriate route for delivery on the map or GPS to ensure safe route available (one-way streets, construction, entrances, etc)
  • Maintain proper knowledge of Barnsco materials, how to read orders, invoices, purchase orders, credit notes, and customer notes on paperwork
  • Maintain ongoing communication with day-of dispatcher on time left yard, time arrived at jobsite, any stops not pre-planned, and when headed back to the yard empty for next load
  • Safely provide guidance, support, or assistance in the unloading of goods as per customer specifications (limited to heavy lifting above 60lbs and potential damage done to our trailer/truck)
  • Review deliveries with customers prior to leaving yard
  • Obtain delivery confirmations from each customer, prior to leaving yard to confirm loaders are on-site at arrival ETA
  • Complete pre-trip inspection logs and daily Whip-Around reports. Complete all BisTrack delivery app functions (customer signature, picture of load, picture of deficiencies, etc)
  • Follow DOT/FMCSA guidelines and procedures, according to the book
  • Maintain a clean and safe delivery vehicle. No smoking, no vandalism, no customizations
  • Make sure that all traffic laws, including speed limits, are followed to the letter of Texas law
  • Proper use of a personal cell phone, to include keeping up with Whip-Around and BisTrack applications for pre-trip inspections and delivery confirmations
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions with the use of a spotter, when possible. If not possible, it is recommended to wait until a flagger or spotter is available in tight locations
  • Must have the adaptability and knowledge to foresee impending weather conditions and road closures to be able to make changes on the fly

Required Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • CDL license
  • 2+ years’ experience