Truck Driver in Brenham, TX at Valmont Careers

Date Posted: 4/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

2569 Valmont Dr Brenham Texas 77833-5418

Why Valmont
 

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

Drives gasoline or diesel powered tractor trailer combination to pick-up and deliver fabricated steel products to/from steel fabricators. Also included are the following duties:


Drives truck to customer destination and returns to the galvanizing plant.


Inspects truck and trailers for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition.


Oversees repairs to truck and equipment, reports issues to dispatcher.


Maintains driver log according to ICC and company regulations.


Assists workers in loading and unloading truck making certain the truck is loaded safely and according to ICC and company regulations.


Inspects truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil, and water. Makes additions as necessary. Must be able to make necessary road repairs to lights, fuel system filters, etc.


Acts as a customer service representative of the company, and is always concerned with maintaining excellent customer relations with all customers.


Non Essential Job Functions:

May be required to make some trips that result in an over-night stay.


May be required to drive forklift.


May be required to work in shop during voids in schedules or slow periods.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS




I.SKILLS

Education Background

This job requires a minimum of 3 years of over the road driving experience with a valid Commercial Drivers License and current medical certification including drug screening as prescribed by the ICC and DOT.  Some repetitive lifting (up to 50 lbs. on occasion), stooping, reaching, pulling, standing, pushing, and grasping are required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this job.  One year of flat bed experience is preferred.


Job Training

Load securement, on the job training, and DOT regulations


Equipment Operated includes tractor trailer and flatbed trailer


Decision Making

Safe operation of equipment and transportation of customer material.  Must follow DOT regulations




II.EFFORT

Physical Effort

Lifting 50 pounds or less, strapping loads, and dollying trailers


Mental and Visual Effort

Must be able to concentrate on the safe operation of their vehicle and practice defensive driving




III.RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibility for Equipment and Process

Responsible for vehicle/trailer maintenance and inspection


Responsibility for Material and Product

Safe and reliable transport of customer product


Responsibility for Safety of Others

Expect active participation in department safety; exhibit excellent safety practices and behaviors and follow the intended purposes of Valmont safety policies and procedures.


Responsibility for Work of Others

Verify loads are safe for transport


Responsibility for Environment

Each employee is responsible for the general knowledge of site chemical hazards and general site emergency procedures to include notification and evacuation routing and signals.  Must be familiar with the site emergency plan.



Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment, call (402) 963-1115 or email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS




I.SKILLS

Education Background

This job requires a minimum of 3 years of over the road driving experience with a valid Commercial Drivers License and current medical certification including drug screening as prescribed by the ICC and DOT.  Some repetitive lifting (up to 50 lbs. on occasion), stooping, reaching, pulling, standing, pushing, and grasping are required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this job.  One year of flat bed experience is preferred.


Job Training

Load securement, on the job training, and DOT regulations


Equipment Operated includes tractor trailer and flatbed trailer


Decision Making

Safe operation of equipment and transportation of customer material.  Must follow DOT regulations




II.EFFORT

Physical Effort

Lifting 50 pounds or less, strapping loads, and dollying trailers


Mental and Visual Effort

Must be able to concentrate on the safe operation of their vehicle and practice defensive driving




III.RESPONSIBILITY

Responsibility for Equipment and Process

Responsible for vehicle/trailer maintenance and inspection


Responsibility for Material and Product

Safe and reliable transport of customer product


Responsibility for Safety of Others

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