Truck Driver-PT

US-SD-Watertown
2 weeks ago
ID
2017-3749
# of Openings
1
TITAN MACHINERY | WATERTOWN
Category
Transportation
Post End Date
10/25/2017

Overview

Titan Machinery operates one of the largest networks of full service agricultural and construction equipment stores in North America. We operate over 100 stores across North America and Europe. We are a very dynamic and progressive organization always searching for great people to become a part of the team.

 

This position is responsible for performing a variety of routine and complex transportation duties in driving, towing and coordinating transportation activities in support of the Store and the whole of Titan Machinery. Incumbent must obtain and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the Federal, State and Local regulations and laws pertaining to the operation and maintaining of applicable transportation trucks and trailers, be able to operate the products being transported so they can be safely loaded, unloaded and towed, maintain a clean driving record and adhere to all Titan, Local, State and Federal rules and regulations, ensure that loads and towing units are properly permitted according to specific regulations, and responsible for safety with regards to the loading, unloading, hauling and towing of products.  

Responsibilities

 

  • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order
  • Complete daily walk around inspections and submit daily
  • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned and secured according to regulations
  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes
  • Obtain oversize and weight permits
  • Coordinate Pilot vehicle needs
  • Maintain driver logs according to all applicable Federal, State, Local and Titan regulations and procedures
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles promptly
  • Secure cargo for transport or towing with applicable restraints including appropriate blocks, chains, binders, or straps where applicable. This includes covering of windows, exhaust, intake and other items as product configurations dictates
  • Stop at all weigh stations along routes to comply with Federal, State and Local regulations
  • Drive trucks with capacities greater than 26,000 GVRW, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport, or tow and deliver products, or other materials
  • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required
  • Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions; note any discrepancies and notify supervisor
  • Comply with all road signs and operate vehicles within their limits and weather environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOT medical certification
  • 1 or more years of related work experience
  • Ability to operate and maintain equipment in a safe manner at all times
  • Must comply with all federal and state applicable regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to provide quality work and think logically
  • Demonstrated strong organization, decision making, and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines efficiently and cost effectively
  • Ability to make overnight runs as required
  • Keen attention to detail and a high level of initiative and ability to work independently
  • Safety-minded work habits
  • Clean driving record
  • Must be able to regularly and reliably attend work, according to the schedule established at store management discretion.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, stressful work environment
  • Ability to handle and resolve frequent interpersonal conflict
  • Ability to respond quickly, accurately, and professionally to demands and requests from customers and employees
  • Exemplifies Titan Machinery's Core Values

 

What Titan Machinery Can Offer you:


• Health, Vision, and Dental
• HSA (Health Savings Account) FSA (Flexible Spending Account)
• 401(k)
• Life and Disability Insurance
• (PTO) Paid Time Off
• Paid Holidays
• EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
• Uniform Cost Sharing
• Tuition Assistance
• Tool/Equipment Allowance for Service Technicians
• Working for an equipment dealership that provides best-in-class service

 

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