Full Job Description
The Refined Fuel Bobtail Driver is responsible for loading, transporting and delivering refined fuels to our residential and commercial customers using a bobtail truck (3,000-5,000 gallon capacity). Our Refined Fuel Bobtail Drivers are committed to Service, Efficiency and Safety. This position requires a Class A or B CDL license with hazmat and tanker endorsements. This position will support our Pit Stop Fuels location in Gorham, ME.
Inspects vehicle and notifies supervisor of needed equipment, supplies, or routine maintenance.
Maintains and completes accurate records by documenting truck inspections, hours of service, product transported, and miles driven
Establishes and maintains effective customer relations by meeting or exceeding customer requirements to contribute to a positive public relations image
Meet all DOT requirements.
Under supervision, handles and maintains flow of materials and products under safety guidelines.
Applies a thorough understanding of the technical concepts, practices and procedures and a general knowledge of industry standards and government regulations related to testing and transporting bulk petroleum products to pipeline injection points
Plans and accomplishes a complete range of operational assignments and tasks that are varied and moderately complex to complex related to gauge tank volumes and testing product quality and specifications of bulk petroleum products
Ensures compliance with all government regulations and company policies and procedures by operating all vehicles and equipment in a safe and efficient manner to maintain the ongoing transport of petroleum products
Familiarity with safety protocols of highly regulated customers including refineries and rail roads
Maintains the operational efficiency of vehicles by monitoring truck maintenance needs, conducting minor repairs and conducting daily DOT truck inspections to ensure maximum vehicle safety
Must have the ability to perform pre-trip and post-trip inspections on equipment used for the transportation of hazardous materials. Knowledge of all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
Follows and meets time and delivery requirements by adhering to the pick-up and delivery schedule to contribute to operational effectiveness
Work is normally performed outside where exposure to conditions of extreme heat/cold, fumes and gases is common. Job hazards include frequently working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally working in high, precarious places with occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles.
Position may require working evening hours and weekends as needed
Performs other related duties as assigned
Ability to use navigation tools such as onboard GPS, smartphone apps, and/or web-based or physical maps.
Ability to maintain accurate logs and records
Ability to carry out a series of instructions with limited supervision
Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required
Class A or B CDL license with hazmat endorsements required
Must meet all DOT requirements
Ability to obtain Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)
No more than 1 moving violation in the previous 2 years
3+ years tractor and trailer experience in propane and/or fuel distribution business preferred
1+ years tanker experience within the last 5 years preferred
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by the incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Position requires the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to heavy weights of 10 to 80 lbs. Good hand eye coordination, arm hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp and visual acuity to operate equipment is required. Frequent sitting, reaching with hands and arms. Must be able to speak and hear.
Position is subject to DOT physical requirements and drug testing as well as a physical abilities test performed by a company provider.
This position may require working evening hours and weekends as needed
Certificates and Licenses Required
Must pass the pre-employment drug screening; and must possess a Class A or B CDL license with hazmat and tanker endorsement.