Mississippi Lime Company Truck Driver-Vicksburg, MS in Vicksburg, Mississippi
Overview Safely operate tractor trailer to deliver materials in a timely manner. Perform and document pre-shift operational and DOT inspections. Make minor adjustments and repairs; create Work Requests and Emergency Work Orders. Perform housekeeping activities; conduct audits to maintain cleanliness. THESE POSITIONS ARE LOCAL ROUTES AND HOME EVERY NIGHT.
General knowledge and application of company safety rules with an emphasis on proper use of safety harness and tie-off procedures. The ability to understand and comply with DOT guidelines. Always use PPE (hard hat, safety glasses, full body harness and steel toed boots).
Basic reading and math skills, effective communication skills.
CDL with at least 1 year tank experience.
The ability to independently solve problems and work with minimal supervision.
The physical ability to work in various climates and weather conditions. While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to all types of weather conditions (rain, cold, sleet, snow, ice and heat). Employees are required to frequently bend, kneel, reach, climb, balance, use hands and fingers to operate objects, tools or controls. Likewise, employees are required to sit for long durations and utilize their hearing for surrounding obstacles, danger areas, and equipment malfunctions. The physical ability to climb up and down ladders multiple times a shift, as well as the physical ability to lift 50-100 lbs regularly.
Drivers will be required to operate vehicles up to 11 hours a day and work as many as 14 hours a day. The individual will be required to work up to 70 hours per week in compliance with the Federal Motor Carriers Administration.
Must be clean shaven due to customer specific PPE requirements.
Inspect assigned equipment for DOT violations and unsafe issues; correct all deficiencies before operating and proceeding with loading.
Safely load product into trailer to legal weights. Properly seal trailer if required.
Remove spillage or unsecured materials before taking to highway.
Deliver product to customer being mindful not to make mess or leave unwanted items or product at customer site.
Interact with customer to ensure material was delivered in a satisfactory manner.
Address customer questions or connect customer with appropriate company representative.
Safely operate tractor and trailer up to 70 hours per week in compliance with Federal Motor Carriers Administration standards.
Understand and observe all company safety rules and DOT requirements.
Use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment as prescribed by the company and comply with manufacturers guidelines.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled