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Truck Driver (Shipping & Receiving)

Company: Valmont Industries, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 22, 2020

Job Description:

6123 Cunningham Rd Houston Texas 77041

Why Valmont

Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

Job Description
Job Title: Truck Driver (Shipping & Receiving)

Why Valmont
Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

How you will contribute
Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Truck Driver position in our Shipping & Receiving Department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will transport large galvanized structures on a flatbed truck within a 150 miles radius (DAY RUNS - $16 HR). Additionally, you will...

  • Drive company flatbed truck to customer destination and return to the galvanizing plant (DAY RUNS) $16 per hr. Must have flatbed experience
  • Inspect truck and trailer for defects before and after trips and submit reports indicating truck condition.
  • Oversee repair to truck and equipment, report issues to Operations Manager.
  • Maintain driver log according to DOT and company regulations.
  • Assist workers in loading and unloading truck making certain the truck is loaded safely and according to ICC and company regulations.
  • Inspect truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil, and water. Make additions as necessary.
  • Must be able to make necessary road repairs to lights, fuel system filters, etc.
  • Act as a customer service representative of the company, and always maintain excellent customer relations with all customers.
  • May be required to work in shop during voids in schedules or slow periods. What it takes

    Required:
    • Minimum of 5 years of over the road driving experience with a valid Commercial Drivers License and current medical certification including drug screening as prescribed by the ICC and DOT.
    • Prefer a Minimum 3 years experience driving a flatbed truck
    • Exhibit excellent safety practices and behaviors and follow the intended purposes of Valmont safety policies and procedures.
    • The ability to work in a variety of weather conditions
    • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
    • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
    • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
    • The ability to accurately read a tape measure
    • Some repetitive lifting (up to 50 lbs. on occasion), stooping, reaching, pulling, standing, pushing, and grasping are required. Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
      • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
      • 10 years of previous over the road driving experience
      • 5 years of flatbed experience
      • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings
      • The ability to meet delivery, safety, and quality standards in a high-paced working environment
      • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
      • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
      • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

        Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email .

        Job Description
        Job Title: Truck Driver (Shipping & Receiving)

        Why Valmont
        Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD.

        How you will contribute
        Valmont is currently seeking a highly motivated and talented individual for the Truck Driver position in our Shipping & Receiving Department. We are looking for a highly driven individual that will transport large galvanized structures on a flatbed truck within a 150 miles radius (DAY RUNS - $16 HR). Additionally, you will...
        • Drive company flatbed truck to customer destination and return to the galvanizing plant (DAY RUNS - $16 HR). .
        • Inspect truck and trailer for defects before and after trips and submit reports indicating truck condition.
        • Oversee repair to truck and equipment, report issues to Operations Manager.
        • Maintain driver log according to DOT and company regulations.
        • Assist workers in loading and unloading truck making certain the truck is loaded safely and according to ICC and company regulations.
        • Inspect truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil, and water. Make additions as necessary.
        • Must be able to make necessary road repairs to lights, fuel system filters, etc.
        • Act as a customer service representative of the company, and always maintain excellent customer relations with all customers.
        • May be required to work in shop during voids in schedules or slow periods. What it takes

          Required:
          • Minimum of 5 years of over the road driving experience with a valid Commercial Drivers License and current medical certification including drug screening as prescribed by the ICC and DOT.
          • Prefer a Minimum 3 years experience driving a flatbed truck
          • Exhibit excellent safety practices and behaviors and follow the intended purposes of Valmont safety policies and procedures.
          • The ability to work in a variety of weather conditions
          • The ability to read and follow written and verbal instructions
          • The ability to communicate and interact with coworkers in a positive manner
          • The ability to pay attention to detail and follow work instructions
          • The ability to accurately read a tape measure
          • Some repetitive lifting (up to 50 lbs. on occasion), stooping, reaching, pulling, standing, pushing, and grasping are required. Highly qualified candidates will also possess:
            • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
            • 10 years of previous over the road driving experience
            • 5 years of flatbed experience
            • The ability to calculate simple mathematics and interpret shop drawings
            • The ability to meet delivery, safety, and quality standards in a high-paced working environment
            • Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills
            • Must have a high awareness for safety at all times
            • Must be a person of passion and integrity who has the drive to excel and deliver exceptional results All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Valmont Industries, Inc., Houston , Truck Driver (Shipping & Receiving), Professions , Houston, Texas

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