Utility Driver - Non CDL (MA, Southwick) at Baker Commodities in Southwick, Massachusetts

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Job Description:


Utility Driver - Non CDL

About the Organization
Baker Commodities Inc. has been in business for over 80 years. We are a privately owned company with manufacturing facilities strategically located within the United States providing quality products and services worldwide. Much of our success is due to our outstanding employees. Through their careful attention to quality, service, innovation and integrity, we will continue to be one of the world's premier rendering companies.

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WMR - Southwick




CDL Driver


Job Purpose: Safe and timely operation of Commercial Vehicle and equipment to collect, transport and deliver company product.

  • Check vehicle to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in clean and good working order

  • Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources and verify instructions and routes

  • Drive assigned vehicle on designated route

  • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting goods

  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations or damage to vehicles

  • Maintain logs of working hours, vehicle service, or repair status following state and federal regulations

  • Record information such as weight/volume, mileage, time and fuel consumption

  • Operate equipment such as GPS navigation and radio/phone to exchange information with supervisors or other points of contact

  • Plan/adjust routes based on changing conditions using navigation equipment to maximize fuel efficiency

  • Load or unload trucks using specialized equipment as necessary

  • Interact with others in a professional and ethical manner

  • Follow department and company procedures

  • Keep up regular attendance and punctuality; regular attendance and punctuality are essential for the smooth operation of this company

  • Other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Knowledge of transportation and safety principles for moving goods by road

  • Skill to operate, control and monitor vehicle and equipment

  • Ability to read and speak English as required by Federal Motor Carrier Department

  • Ability to work overtime and alternate schedule/route as needed

  • Understand and follow all DOT and FMCSA rules and regulations

  • Valid Drivers License and current DOT medical card

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years commercial or professional vehicle driving experience with an acceptable MVR

  • Must be 23 or older to comply with insurance requirements

  • Local travel; less than 5% overnight travel

Physical Demands/Requirements

Constantly (over 2/3):

  • remains in a seated position while using arms, legs and observation to operate vehicle

  • observes and monitors equipment

  • ascends/descends in and out vehicle and on equipment

Frequently (1/3-2/3):

  • communicates with co-workers, customers and supervisors

  • moves, lifts, pushes and pulls equipment and material up to 60 lbs

  • walks, climbs, stoops, kneels, crouches, reaches and handles equipment to collect material

  • operates electronic devices such as GPS equipment and phone/radio

Occasionally (under 1/3):

  • exposed to outdoor weather conditions

  • exposed to materials that occasionally require use of PPE such as gloves (protect from heat)

  • moves across wet/slippery and uneven surfaces

  • electronically and manually completes logs/reports

Medical, dental and vision coverage offered, 401(k) With Employer Contribution, Paid holidays, Paid vacation and sick time, Company sponsored life insurance, Company sponsored short and long-term disability

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EOE Statement
We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Company ID
Baker Commodities

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