GNF Trucking is looking for a transport tanker driver to operate a truck and trailer to deliver petroleum products to customers. This position reports to the Dispatcher.
- Follows Dispatcher instructions, and safely and efficiently deliver goods from one location to another.
- Transports loads over required routes to proper destinations, observing all traffic laws and safety regulations.
- Must be able to load and unload fuel tankers, follow strict safety guidelines, properly label materials, and keep track of other paperwork and records.
- Knowledge of and the ability to use loading arms and card readers at rack facilities, use auxiliary pumps for loading and unloading of vehicle and use spill kits and fire extinguisher.
- Unload and measure amount delivered at each location, and ensure proper safety precautions are taken according to DOT and Hazmat Requirements.
- Clean any spills and inspect tanker to reduce chances of accidents.
- Maintains vehicle cleanliness and replaces gaskets, hoses and other related articles as necessary.
- Operates semi-truck with one or two trailers according to Company policies and state/federal laws.
- Completes and transmits all paperwork in compliance with established Company procedures.
- Performs safety inspections on trucks, equipment and/or facilities as required by Company policy.
- Maintains miscellaneous service duties such as checking, on a daily basis, oil, water, fuel, tires and tank related items and service write-up for maintenance.
- Reports any equipment malfunctions and/or concerns to Management or Dispatcher.
- Give all customers prompt and courteous service and use tact and diplomacy in dealing with other Drivers and guests at all times.
- Promote and support Company image standards.
- Adheres to all city, county, and state regulations.
- Stay familiar with the Company Policies and Procedures.
- Ensure Management or Dispatcher is made aware of any operating discrepancies.
- Properly posts and verifies all hours worked daily or maintain daily logs as required by DOT
- Work in a “SAFE” manner at all times and report all accidents/incidents immediately to Dispatch.
- Use of tools such as wire cutters and screw drivers to occasionally work on top of tankers for probe replacements, if needed.
- Work schedules are subject to change based on the needs to service customers.
- Any other duties as assigned.
Required to have a high school diploma or equivalent. Fuel tanker drivers are required to have a Class A commercial driver’s license, as well as an endorsement of proper hazmat and tanker training. All drivers are required to have a TWIC Card for terminal access.
SPECIALIZED REQUIREMENTS: Current MVR detailing driving record within Company standards. Meets company physical and medical requirements.
Driving jobs require at least one year of experience with driving tractor-trailer-tankers.
While performing the duties of this job, the driver is regularly required to perform duties listed:
- Walk, lift, reach, stoop, stand, grasp, balance, climb, kneel, crouch and hear.
- Sit in a trailer cab for long periods of time up to 8 hours and operate manual clutch and pedals with feet.
- Must regularly lift and/or move hoses and fittings that weigh up to 50 pounds.
- Have the ability to climb steps and ladders
- Must possess a high degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control of a tractor trailer/bobtail as to prevent damage to property and vehicle equipment.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
- Lifts/carries 50 pounds occasionally, pushing/pulling a maximum force of 75 pounds; Safe Lifting criteria, floor to knuckle 50 pounds, shoulder to overhead 30 pounds;
- Works in high, precarious places; in outside weather conditions;
- Expose occasionally to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals.
- Exposure to extreme cold or heat.
- Able to read and speak English sufficiently to converse with general public, understand highway traffic signs and signals in English, respond to official inquiries and make entries on reports and records.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, percentages and decimals.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.