Route Driver

Savannah, Georgia
Not Specified
Nov 16, 2018
Jan 19, 2019
Job Type
Full Time
Minimum Experience Required
1 year
Manages Others?
Desired: ForkliftDriver’s LicenseSUMMARY/PURPOSE:

The primary responsibility of the Driver is to help meet the needs of the company and our customers by delivering and picking up goods and materials in a timely, safe and courteous manner.

  • Safely operate company vehicles up to an 18.5 ft. flatbed truck.

  • Safely operate a forklift and other material handling equipment.

  • Assist with packing/unpacking products or parts; loading/unloading cargo as needed.

  • Drive to/from vendors picking up/delivering goods and materials in accordance with a standing schedule/route and at other times when necessary to maintain project and shipment schedules.

  • Comply with all traffic and driving rules and regulations as well as with company policies and procedures.

  • Collect and verify delivery instructions.

  • Report defects, accidents or violations.

  • Assist with other shipping/receiving tasks as assigned by supervisor or lead persons.

Skills and Experience

Experience: Minimum 3 years valid driver license with clear vehicle motor record and 1 year related work experience.

Other Knowledge, skills, abilities:

  • Ability to drive and safely operate an 18.5’ flatbed truck.

  • Ability to safely operate other material handling equipment such as forklift and pallet jack.

  • Ability to understand and correctly execute verbal and written instructions.

  • Has a keen sense of direction and in-depth familiarity with freeways/roadways.

  • Ability to read and utilize maps and navigation tools/devices.

  • Excellent safety record in previous jobs

  • Ability to work well with team members, demonstrate a positive attitude and maintain professional behavior and appearance.

  • Steel toe safety shoes/boots required.

  • Must be reliable and maintain good attendance.