Over the Road Truck Driver

Mid-West Fertilizer | Nevada, MO

Posted Date 5/21/2022
Description

JOB SUMMARY: An over the road truck driver for Mid-West Fertilizer will deliver various agricultural products to commercial and retail customers as well as producers.  Safety is the number one priority with Mid-West Fertilizer.  Our drivers follow all applicable safety regulations set forth by Mid-West Fertilizer and government agencies.  Along with safety, the driver should interact with all customers and vendors in a courteous manner, maintain a positive image of Mid-West Fertilizer and be an innovative thinker. 

 

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Knowledge of applicable OSHA, , EPA, DOT, State, local, and customer regulations or the willingness to learn (Some of the state, local, and customer regulations may change from time to time, so just a willingness to comply wen told is necessary).
  2. Perform daily safety checks of vehicle.
  3. Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Hazardous Material and Tanker endorsements.
  4. Ability to be away from home several nights per week.
  5. Good working knowledge of MSDS information on product being hauled.
  6. Ability to react to change productively and handle other essential tasks as assigned.
  7. Ability to deal with emotional customers and help resolve complaints.
  1. Frequently lift or move 50 pounds and occasionally lift or move 100 pounds.
  2. Willingness to focus on Mid-West Fertilizers 4-Keys- 1. Safety, 2. Courtesy, 3. Image, 4. Innovation.

 

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 chemicals.

 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of two years commercial driving experience.

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Safely deliver products as assigned.
  2. Operate and maintain truck and trailer properly in accordance with maintenance and operator manuals. Report any need for maintenance to supervisor when necessary.
  3. Load and unload trailer properly in accordance with quality and safety standards.
  4. Complete required DOT logs and maintain required documents in truck.
  5. Ensure equipment meets federal, state, and local regulations. Report any concerns to Truck Dispatch Manager.
  6. Courteously share the road with other drivers. Also, work with vendors, customers, and communities in a courteous fashion.
  7. Maintain clean and professional appearance for yourself and your equipment.
  8. Be willing to adapt to change and innovate to create success for customers, Mid-West Fertilizer, and any other stakeholders.
  9. Complete any special projects as assigned by your supervisor.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Job involves work inside a climate-controlled office atmosphere and outside in hot and cold weather.

 

Class
Exempt
REPORTS TO:
Truck Dispatch Manager

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