Scope of Position
The Fuel Delivery Driver is responsible for driving and operating a bobtail truck (3,000-5,000 gallon capacity) for propane delivery to specified locations in an efficient, prompt and safe manner. Duties for the driver include loading, securing, transporting, delivering and unloading propane fuel. This position requires a Class B CDL license with hazmat endorsements and physical demands which include 60-200 lbs. of lifting.
- Inspects vehicle and notifies supervisor of needed equipment, supplies, or routine maintenance.
- Maintains and completes accurate records by documenting truck inspections, hours of service, product transported, and miles driven
- Establishes and maintains effective customer relations by meeting or exceeding customer requirements to contribute to a positive public relations image
- Meet all DOT requirements.
- Under supervision, handles and maintains flow of materials and products under safety guidelines.
- Applies a thorough understanding of the technical concepts, practices and procedures and a general knowledge of industry standards and government regulations related to testing and transporting bulk petroleum products to pipeline injection points
- Plans and accomplishes a complete range of operational assignments and tasks that are varied and moderately complex to complex related to gauge tank volumes and testing product quality and specifications of bulk petroleum products
- Ensures compliance with all government regulations and company policies and procedures by operating all vehicles and equipment in a safe and efficient manner to maintain the ongoing transport of petroleum products
- Familiarity with safety protocols of highly regulated customers including refineries and rail roads
- Maintains the operational efficiency of vehicles by monitoring truck maintenance needs, conducting minor repairs and conducting daily DOT truck inspections to ensure maximum vehicle safety
- Must have the ability to perform pre- and post-trip inspections on equipment used for the transportation of hazardous materials. Knowledge of all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
- Follows and meets time and delivery requirements by adhering to the pick-up and delivery schedule to contribute to operational effectiveness
- Work is normally performed outside where exposure to conditions of extreme heat/cold, fumes and gases is common. Job hazards include frequently working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally working in high, precarious places with occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles.
- Position may require working evening hours and weekends as needed
- 3+ years driver experience in propane and/or fuel distribution business
- Class B CDL driver license with hazmat endorsement
- Eligible for a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)
- No more than one moving violation in the previous 2 years
- Must be able to lift 75 lbs
- High school diploma or equivalent