WILSONART LLC Over The Road Truck Driver in TEMPLE, Texas

Wilsonart Wilsonart is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Manufacturing, Maintenance, Distribution and Transportation Temple, Texas Description Position at Wilsonart POSITION: JOB PROFILE OTR Driver JOB CODE: FLSA/GRADE 28114 Non-exempt JOB FAMILY: Transportation Last reviewed: 3-06-2017 JOB SUMMARY Act as lead truck driver of a tractor-trailer, whenever in the driving position, of the capacity up to 80,000 pounds GVW (Gross Vehicle Weight) to transport materials to and from specified destinations under direction of Manager - Transportation. Must have a valid Commercial Driver's License with a Class "A" rating. Haz-Mat, Tanker Endorsements and a current passport must be obtained within 30 days of hire date. Performs other tasks as required. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Inspect truck equipment and supplies, including tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil and water. Drive truck to destinations, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and area roads. Prepare and maintain documentation for loads picked up and delivered. Read company policies, federal regulations and state laws as applied to vehicle operations. Maintain truck log, according to state and federal regulations. Communicate with Supervisor - Dispatching to receive delivery instructions. Perform emergency roadside repairs, including changing tires, installing light bulbs, tire chains, etc. Position hazardous material trailer identification as needed. Read maps and plan routes to the load destination. Attend safety meetings and required training sessions. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations and state regulations and local laws as pertaining to vehicle operations. Knowledge of WA Transportation operation procedures. Ability to plan organize and record all work activities or requirements. Ability to work independently. Skill in driving tractor-trailers up to 80,000 pounds GVW. Ability to control the operation of the vehicle. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS EDUCATION: High School Graduate or GED EXPERIENCE: 3+ years Three years of OTR driving experience in a vehicle up to 80,000 pounds GVWRating. WORKING CONDITIONS PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking/pushing/climbing and lifting material or equipment of heavy weight (>50 lbs) Examples: grounds staff and EMS ENVIRONMENT: Located in an indoor area with frequent exposure to mild physical discomfort from dust, fumes, temperature extremes, loud noises and bright lights. Examples: mail clerks, material handlers and food service workers PI99678202