DEDICATED ACCT DRV-NONCDL-FT $18.55 - $19.73
Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Ward Trucking
REPORTS TO: Operations Supervisor / Service Center Manager / Regional Manager
OVERVIEW OF ROLE: The Dedicated Account Driver is responsible for the safe and efficient delivery and pick up of customer freight/inventory, rental equipment, the delivery and pick ups associated with the in house brokerage service. Develop and maintain good customer relations for the continued growth of the business. Maintain a safe driving record as required by management.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Complete distribution and customer focus tasks to ensure the efficient operation of
the facility as assigned by management.
Develop and maintain effective relationships between the Company and the
When required, unload and load straight truck, either with or without assistance of
dockworkers, with or without mechanical freight handling equipment. Properly
perform task to assure safety and to prevent damage to cargo.
Ensure all shipment paperwork (pro numbers, manifest, bills of lading, shipping
orders, freight bills, etc.) required to move with shipments are properly completed
and that appropriate paperwork accompanies each shipment when delivered.
Reinforce marketing messages through daily conversations with customers. Work to
understand and support targeted growth plans.
Promote Ward s identity in the marketplace within the guidelines of Ward s uniform
Provide customers with claim-free handling of their freight while performing pickup
and delivery service.
Provide a positive representation of the company by demonstrating safe, responsible
driving practices. Operate company vehicle in a safe manner by applying knowledge
and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations such as
heavy traffic, inclement weather, or in tight loading dock areas. Perform pre-trip,
en-route and post-trip inspections on equipment. Ensure equipment defects are
reported immediately. Keep tractor interior clean and orderly.
Ensure safe transportation of non-placarded quantities of hazardous material in
compliance with federal regulations. Check for proper preparation of shipping
papers and ensure papers and markings on freight agree. Ensure the vehicle is
Promptly report all accidents involving driver or company equipment and any delays
due to customers, breakdowns, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies,
or any irregularities relating to pickup or delivery of freight.
Submit all paperwork and documents required by Federal D. O. T. and Ward Trucking
in a timely manner.
Participate in random Non-DOT drug testing program.
Maintain security of freight and equipment.
Promptly reports to the driver manager any delays due to breakdowns, weather, or
traffic conditions, or any other emergency or irregularity relating to pickup or delivery
Must posses a valid Drivers License with no pattern of moving violations/accidents in
either a personal or commercial vehicle.
Must posses or be able to obtain a current DOT physical card.
Must pass a company road test.
Must meet Federal requirement of being 19 years of age or older.
Must have knowledge of DOT regulations governing safe driving, hours of service,
inspection and maintenance, and transportation of hazardous materials.
Must be able to read and write and have the mental capacity to manually complete
required paperwork and reports.
Must have a desire to serve customers and support the Ward team at the service
Must meet the Company s minimum qualified drivers requirements, as defined by
the Safety Department.
Must be able to work required hours.
Must have a pleasing personality and cooperative attitude.
Must wear steel-toed shoes/boots.
Must participate in random drug testing of all non-DOT employees.
Must be able to accurately read gauges and dials.
Must be able to enter and exit the vehicle s cab using footholds and handholds.
May be exposed to heat, cold, dust, irritants, etc.
Must be able to successfully pass a post offer physical agility test, specifically
designed for the tasks associated with the position. The physical demands for this
position are \"Heavy\", as defined by the Dictionary of Occupational Titles: Exerting 50
to 100 lb of force occasionally, and/or 25 to 50 lb of force frequently, and/or 10 to 20 lb
of force constantly to move objects, physical demand requirements are in excess of
those for medium work.
Specific physical demands include, but are not limited to:
- Carrying: Occasional, up to 75 lbs., up to 40 feet
- Pushing: Occasional, up to 600 lbs., up to 100 feet
- Pulling: Occasional, up to 600 lbs., up to 100 feet
- Lifting - Floor to Knee, Knee to Waist, Waist to Shoulder: Occasional, up to 100 lbs.
- Stooping, Twisting, Balancing, Bending, Climbing, Crouching, Kneeling, Reaching
(below shoulder), Standing: Occasional
- Reaching (shoulder or above), Sitting: Frequent
This job description does not necessarily represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as circumstances change.
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