Triple-S Steel

  • Driver

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/12/2018 2:51 PM)
    Location : Name
    Triple-S Steel Holdings, Inc. Corporate Headquarters
    Location : Address
    6000 Jensen Drive
    Location : City
    Houston
    Location : Postal Code
    77026
    Job ID
    2018-1030
    Category
    Traffic
  • Overview

    The driver position will require the ability to drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). 

    Responsibilities

    • Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
    • Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure, and notify warehouse if rebuilding the load is required for safety.
    • Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions.
    • Secure cargo for transport, blocks, chain, binders, or tarps.
    • Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting oversized loads.
    • Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
    • Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, phones, or global positioning systems (GPS) equipment to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
    • Check all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy.
    • Couple or uncouple trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
    • Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
    • Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
    • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
    • Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
    • Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
    • Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 3 years Class A experience
    • No major moving violations in the last 2 years
    • 1 year flatbed experience, most recent pulling 53’ flats and driving 3 axle conventional sleeper trucks, oversized load experience preferred
    • Knowledgeable with securing all types of flatbed freight with chains, binders, and straps
    • Requires a commercial driver's license.

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