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9 Jan 2016

Driver – Crude Oil

Job Description

Overview Major Purpose:

Our drivers will complete hauls as assigned in a safe and efficient manner to meet and exceed customer expectations. The Driver may occasionally be assigned other duties to assist the business unit in meeting customers and/or company standards.

Responsibilities *

Partner with dispatch in safely transporting material to and from transloading facilities in North Dakota

* Utilize the Class A CDL, HAZMAT , Tanker, and Double Endorsements to locally transport crude oil as dispatched

* Fuels and cleans truck, performs pre and post-trip inspections, completes paperwork, and reviews communication board.

* Ensures that the truck meets or exceeds safe operational standards

* Report maintenance issues to the maintenance crew

* Understand and follow through with critical service requirements

* Will maneuver and connect heavy hoses

* Take an active role in our safety program including attendance to all safety meetings while ensuring safe behaviors of self and others

* Interact with other Savage employees, customer management and personnel on a daily basis. Hence, should have an understanding of customer service and have strong communication and interpersonal relationship skills

* Assist the operation with other tasks deemed necessary to meet customer expectations

* May be asked occasionally to assist another operations on a temporary basis

* May have the opportunity to participate in the Safety Specialist program; this would possibly require travel to other locations.

* Drivers are responsible for the condition of the truck, trailers, tools and/or other equipment assigned to them. They are responsible for returning the equipment in the same condition it was when assigned to them and for reporting equipment damage or deficiencies immediately.

Qualifications:

* Class A CDL with HAZMAT, Tanker and Doubles endorsements required

* Two Years Commercial Driving

* Six months experience driving double tractor/trailer combination preferred

* Experience driving in the snow and ice a must

* Demonstration of driving skills including lane changing, backing up, hooking up trailers, attention to all potential hazards.

* Work rotating shifts and weekends as scheduled; willingness to work days or nights. You will eventually be able to work your preferred shift, but it may take some time.

* Maintain a good attendance record

* A solid and stable work history, please include a 10 year work history on the application.

* Understand best practices of maintaining and safely operating tractor trailers

* Safety conscious and understand safe work practices for operating in different environments: freeway conditions, mountainous roads, in-plant facilities, etc.

* Willingness to learn and participate in an employee based safety program and willing to contribute to Savage’s culture of safety

* Can successfully pass Savage’s road test, which will include a proper pre and post trip inspection of the vehicles

* Must attend all mandatory training and keep all training documentation up to date.

* Must show a basic knowledge of DOT regulations as determined in interviews and be willing and able to work within the hours of service regulations

* Shows interest as a team player, and is observed to be safe and conscientious in the workplace.

 

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