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Route Driver

Darling Ingredients

Darling Ingredients

East Dublin, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Route Driver

  • 508 Hwy 80, East Dublin, GA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Job Summary

A Route Driver is responsible for operation of a grease collection truck to collect cooking oil, a fat and bone collection truck for removal of raw material from customer locations, and a pump truck to collect waste cooking oil.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Pump or load grease containers; ensure cleanliness of container and surrounding area; returns container with screen and lock secured; notes any damages to container or corral area; properly completes route ticket with customer signature.
  • Empties customers grease trap utilizing a company vehicle by pumping trap contents into vehicle. Ensures cleanliness of trap area; cleans all spilled grease if necessary.
  • Collects and inspects raw material at time of pick up for any foreign or hazardous material at customer location (Local Runs).
  • Required to maintain an Electronic DOT log.
  • Provides customer with receipt of pick-up and obtains signature of management at location.
  • Responsible for company vehicle; maintains vehicle in cleanest possible manner; operates vehicle in accordance with Company, federal, state and local regulations.
  • Conducts all safety checks and inspections of vehicle; operates vehicle under state, federal, local regulations and in accordance with company policy and procedures; observes all company safety rules.
  • Complete vehicle condition report on a daily basis; operates under all Company safety standards.
  • Maintains excellent customer relations by providing quality, professional service at all times.
  • Responsible for completing all company required paperwork in accordance with company policies (route tickets, driver vehicle inspection reports, accident reports, mileage reports, service forms, etc.) on a daily basis.
  • Responsible for established route as assigned.
  • Attendance at all safety meetings required; may be asked to serve on Safety Committee.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 21 years of age.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Must possess a valid Class A CDL, with a Tankers Endorsement.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years of prior experience operating a commercial vehicle in route delivery setting preferred.
  • Prior route experience within a customer oriented environment preferred.
  • Experience with truck hydraulics a plus.
  • Communicates clearly in verbal and written form.
  • Highly organized; superior time management skills.
  • Ability to maintain composure in difficult situations; adaptable to changing situations.
  • Must have a good driving record.
  • Ability to work well with internal staff and external customers.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers.

Physical Demands

  • Constantly required to walk, stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crawl, and crouch.
  • Frequently required to sit for extended periods.
  • Regularly required reach with hands and arms.
  • Occasionally push, pull, up to 100 lbs.
  • Frequently must push, pull, move or lift up to 75 lbs. repeatedly.
  • Ability to work weekends and/or Overtime as need.

Work Environment

Job functions will be carried out in a commercial motor vehicle, customer locations, and plant environment.

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