Truck Driver (Portland, OR)
The J.R. Simplot Company is a diverse, privately held organization, with roots firmly planted in agriculture and agriculture-related businesses.
These endeavors have been around for centuries and will continue to be a vital part of the global economy.
We currently have a position available at our BUSINESS facility in Partners – Portland, OR.
Portland has a mix of open scenic spaces and parks with a bustling city life and diverse neighborhoods. Summary:The purpose of this position is to operate vehicles (tractors/trailer/tankers) to transport and deliver fertilizer, chemicals, and other hazardous materials to internal and external customers. Detailed responsibilities:* Maintains DOT and DMV standards with regard to transport and placarding of hazardous materials. * Operates tractor/trailer combinations, and forklifts to transport hazardous materials to internal & external customers. This includes over-the-road driving up to 150 miles to various locations. * Performs general maintenance on trucks which may include, but is not limited to, replenishing fuel, checking and replenishing oil levels, checking/adjusting brakes, washing trucks, and taking trucks to the shop for scheduled service maintenance. Also includes maintaining accurate and up-to-date driver's logs and inspection sheets. * Operates forklift for general loading and unloading of products using required safety procedures and safety equipment 100% of the time.
Education:* High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
Other information:Three plus years related experience and/or training. Must possess a current, CDL/DOT certified (Class A) valid driver's license. DMV Hazardous Endorsement is required. Forklift Certification is greatly preferred. Must have working knowledge of applicable laws and regulations related to the required license and certifications. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, road signs, maps, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to do basic math. Must be able to understand and carry out written and/or oral instructions/directions. Must have demonstrated ability to manage up to 12 ton loads on tandem axle 20 ft. bed with piggy-backed forklift or 17 ton loads on 32 ft. trailer with piggy-backed forklift. Must be willing to follow all applicable safety procedures. Work days may include nights, weekends, and holidays, depending on need and delivery schedule. Thorough knowledge of Department of Transportation (DOT) driving regulations. Additional Comments: No drug or alcohol convictions within the last 60 months and no moving violations within a 3 year period. No preventable incidents within the previous 5-year period. Certificates: Driver must have hazardous materials certification. Forklift certification endorsement is greatly preferred. Licenses: Must possess a valid CDL/DOT Class A driver's license. Must have applicable endorsements-hazmat. Disclaimer – These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification.
They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.Combination of education, training and/or experience will be considered for this position. HOW TO APPLYInternal Simplot Candidates:Please apply via Employee Space to Job ID #6539External Candidates:Visit www.simplot.com/careersSelect Job SearchSelect Current OpportunitiesSelect All Open PositionsApply to Job ID #6539Please prepare a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications and submit with your resume via our online application process described above.
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