Delivery Helper at Gator Gypsum, Inc in Sarasota, Florida

Posted in Other 14 days ago.

Job Description:


GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Summary of Position:

The primary functions of a delivery helper are to load, locate job sites, backing, preparing and restoring the job site, and preparing the truck for the following day and maintaining the truck and equipment.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Compliance of company, state and federal guidelines particularly as it relates to OSHA and DOT for the safety of all personnel

  • Perform pre-trip inspections of equipment, paperwork and loaded product to ensure accuracy of order

  • Safely unload product and deliver to assigned area as directed by the customer

  • Secures mud, equipment, metal, and pallet on truck

  • Navigates routes to the job site

Other Competencies:

  • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive

  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Ability to read, write and communicate information accurately

  • Stamina to lift at least 75 lbs. in order to carry materials, such as drywall materials joint compound

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to remain standing 90%

  • Constantly, moving from unloading materials from commercial motor vehicle onto job site

  • Constantly, positions self to unload and load materials from flatbed or boom Frequently moves materials weighing up to 100lbs while unloading and loading flatbed

  • Must be able to communicate with management and coworkers and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

  • Constantly working in outside and environment while making deliveries

Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to prioritize job sites and deadlines

  • Must be able to manage stress depending on customer's deadline

  • Must be able to multitask

  • Must be able to receive information and directions

  • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur

  • Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement

Company Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance

  • 401k

  • Paid holidays & vacation days

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.