JOB SUMMARY: Responsible to drive a propane truck and deliver product to farm and commercial customers. They will perform their responsibilities in a manner that will optimize the company’s market share and savings, improve the company’s efficiency, help achieve the mission and goals, and provide outstanding customer service. The propane truck driver will maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork within the entire organization and a favorable image of Mid-West Fertilizer.
- Current operational knowledge of the propane trucks located at assigned location and knowledge of applicable OSHA, State, EPA, and DOT regulations.
- Current operational knowledge of the equipment in the bulk petroleum plant.
- Good working knowledge of MSDS information on the petroleum product being handled.
- Commercial Driver’s License (A) with Hazardous Materials and Tanker endorsements.
- Able to work independently with minimum supervision.
- Computer and data entry skills.
- Ability to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
- Ability to deal with emotional customers and help resolve complaints.
- Frequently lift or move 50 pounds and occasionally lift or move 100 pounds.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Eye protection is required in restricted areas. Appropriate personal protective equipment (i.e. goggles, gloves, long sleeve shirt, and/or face mask) required when handling petroleum and chemicals.
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
A high school degree or GED and 3 years’ experience driving a tanker with hazardous materials endorsement.
- Deliver propane to rural and commercial customers in accordance with delivery tickets.
- Operate and maintain propane truck equipment properly and in accordance with manufacture’s maintenance manuals and operator manuals. Report need for maintenance work or replacement of equipment to Energy Operations Manager when necessary.
- Fill propane truck properly in accordance with quality and safety standards.
- Report inventory needs to Operations Manager immediately.
- Fill out required DOT paperwork daily and maintain required paperwork in propane truck.
- Inform Energy Operations Manager of any new business opportunities
- Greet customers promptly and courteously with a friendly smile and hello and thank them for their business. Work with your customers to resolve problems and report any possible misapplication problems to your Operations Manager.
- Ensure customers are informed of safe product handling.
- Actively work to increase personal knowledge and skills.
- Attend product, merchandising, and training meetings as requested.
- Maintain equipment at bulk propane plants and warehouses as assigned.
- Ensure facilities and equipment meet federal, state, and OSHA regulations. Report any unsafe working conditions to Operations Manager.
- Maintain a clean and professional appearance for yourself and your equipment.
- Complete special projects assigned by Operations Manager.
Job involves work inside a climate-controlled office atmosphere and outside in hot and cold weather.