Fuel Delivery Truck Driver

SUMMARY

Under the general supervision of the Fuel Delivery Truck Supervisor (FDTS) the Fuel Delivery Truck Driver (FDTD) is responsible for safe and reliable fuel truck loading, driving, and on-time delivery of product to our customers.

IES’s goal is to operate a fleet and deliver products to our customers in an incident and injury free manner.  The FDTD plays a vital role in our success.  He/she always has the responsibility to work safely and prevent incidents by operating the commercial vehicles in a safe professional manner.  It is a general understanding that operating a commercial motor vehicle on the public roadway is always a privilege and acting in a professional manner as a representative of IES Downstream is required.

The ideal candidate takes great pride in maintaining an excellent driving record, has at least 12 months commercial driving experience and is very detailed oriented.  The individual is self-disciplined and has the value of Kīnāʻole which is to do the right thing, in the right way, at the right time, in the right place, for the right reason, with the right intention. . . always.  We are looking for someone who is a reliable self-starter.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • One year of experience as a delivery driver with a valid Class A CDL and clean driving record.
  • Experience as a petroleum or fuel delivery truck driver preferred.
  • Hazmat and Tanker Endorsement required by hire date.
  • High School Diploma or GED.

Skills

  • Customer Service and Communications – ability to provide excellent customer service and customer relations.
  • Written Communication—the individual should present written work in a legible easy to understand written format.
  • Quality control—the individual demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Safety and security—the individual actively promotes and personally observes safety and security procedures and uses equipment and materials properly.

Desired Skills

  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Basic computer skills and programs.

Other Requirements

  • Willingness to commit to IES core values: Kīnā`ole, Aloha, Lōkahi and Ho’ohana.
  • Work varied shifts; including nights, weekends and holidays as required. Assignment of shift is at the discretion of Management.  Seniority may be used to determine shift assignment.
  • Must pass pre-employment medical, background check and drug test.
  • Must pass DOT Driver required physical as required (every two years).
  • Maintain all Hawaii DIP Classes, Hazwoper, OSHA, DOT certifications as required (every three years).
  • Must be able to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) within sixty days of hire.
  • This is a safety sensitive position. Random drug testing is required.  Post-accident, incident and injury events will require drug testing. post injury, incident and accident events.
  • Valid driver’s license with clean abstract. IES will require an annual DMV abstract, FDTD must submit to Supervisor.

Responsibilities

Major Responsibilities

  1. Daily Responsibilities include:
    • Being prepared for work, well rested, clean and neat appearance, and showing up to work on time
    • Reviews dispatch, retain and runout windows, checks Journey Plans for routes, hazards and special notes
    • Conducts a Pre-Trip Inspection, documents inspection, reporting all conditions of the vehicle that requiring attention for safe operation
    • Following safe loading procedures, correctly loads the tanker truck and trailer for customers
    • Operates vehicle on public roadways using defensive driving techniques, and in a professional manner he/she safely maneuvers the commercial truck to delivery location
    • Following safe unloading procedures, correctly delivers on-spec product to customer tanks and documents all required tank inventory readings
    • Completes a Post-Trip Inspection, documents inspection, reporting all conditions of the vehicle that requires attention, notifies FDTS or mechanic of deficiencies found
    • Maintains DOT compliance and drivers logs
  2. Reviews the Bill of Lading (BOL) for accuracy and ensure it matches the product, gallons loaded and delivery address. Prior to delivery, FDTD is responsible for performing calculations to ensure the quantity brought will safely fit into storage tank. Initiates communications with Dispatcher and/or Supervisor for discrepancies requiring correction.  Documents tank number, product, opening/closing inches and gallons, and water levels on the Bill of Lading.
  3. Responsible for learning and following the Driver Unloading Procedures and safely delivering petroleum products to customer’s above ground and below ground tanks. Learning each individual company’s procedures and successfully completing their certification process to load tanker trucks at their facilities.
  4. Communicates and confirms on a regular basis with dispatch to ensure that the correct product is delivered on time to customers and in the correct storage tank.
  5. Customer Service – Interact with customers in a professional manner and reports questions and/or concerns to Dispatcher and/or Supervisor expeditiously.
  6. Other position duties may include attending safety meetings and driver re-certification training as required.  Complete all other IES training on time as directed.
  7. Teamwork:
    • Work effectively with coworkers and others by sharing ideas in a constructive, positive manner
    • Listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others
    • Keeping commitments
    • Keeping others informed of work progress and issues
    • Addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical solutions
    • Respecting the diversity of the IES workforce in actions, words, and deeds.
  8. Maintain commitment to a high standard of safety, comply with all safety laws and IES safety policies/rules. Must read, understand and follow the IES Fuel Delivery Truck Driver Manual. FDTD incumbent is accountable for actions and behavior in compliance with IES policies and procedures.  Report actual and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel in a timely manner.

Other Duties

  • Operating pump truck, delivering to above ground storage tanks, customers or any other new business customers,
  • Switching trailers and hauling Jet A, transmix and other fuels,
  • Maintain terminal grounds, load rack, warehouse, clean and wash the pump truck, tractor and trailer,
  • Light Maintenance that may include changing lights, wipers, tires, adding oil, coolants, fluids, and air.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Competencies

  • Strong sense of team spirit and ability to transfer it to others.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to evaluate information and exercise good judgment in making decisions.
  • Adaptability—the individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and can deal with frequent change, delays or unexpected events.
  • Dependability—the individual is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction and solicits feedback to improve performance.

Compensation

IES offers a competitive salary to commensurate with qualifications and experience. IES also offers a generous benefits package to include medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, 401k, life insurance, and more. This is a non-exempt position under FLSA regulations.