PRIMARY PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
The driver / delivery person is responsible for delivering building material products or supplies to customers, vendors or other company locations. Duties include operating freight handling equipment, maintenance and operation of company vehicles including stake body, tandem, boom truck, pickup truck and box van.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes but is not limited to the following
- Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition.
- Maintains driver log according to DOT regulations.
- Loads and unloads the truck as needed with either powered material handling equipment or manually.
- Maintains the yard in an safe and orderly manner
- Must safely operate yard equipment including lift trucks, pallet jacks, lumber carts, banding equipment, radial arm saw and other powered hand tools as needed
- Must communicate effectively with customers, management and other employees
- Must visually verify contents of the incoming and outgoing loads.
- Must maintain a good driving record and lawfully operate all company vehicles.
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. The successful candidate must possess a CDL CLASS B License.
WORK ENVIRONMENT & PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee as well as the work environment characteristics an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb or balance, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Additionally, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
ABOUT LEZZER LUMBER
Lezzer Lumber is a family owned company, currently operating under the third generation. Our commitment to providing quality products to our customers is a constant priority in our business. Lezzer employees are specifically trained to understand the importance of customer service; therefore, Lezzer employees strive to meet the needs of their customers to ensure satisfaction. Our employees have a wealth of knowledge in which customers have come to rely on for order accuracy and job completion. Lezzer employees contribute immensely to the success and longevity of our business with their own dedication to the quality assurances Lezzer Lumber guarantees.
Being family owned and operated means we know how important it is for our employees to have a certain level of flexibility in their work. We offer nine paid holidays that include the employee’s birthday on top of the individual paid time off! There is voluntary participation for pay-in programs like Christmas club and the Employee Assistance Fund. We believe in creating opportunities and offer in-house training as well as outside continuing education to promote career growth for our employees. Join the Lezzer family and enjoy so much more than just our competitive wages and our great benefits packages!