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IP&E: Tanker Driver

IP&E: Tanker Driver

Summary/Objective 

The Tanker Driver’s duties are to transport and deliver petroleum products to customers by applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and roads in the area.   The truck driver will be responsible for driving to and from designated locations, verifying loads to shipping papers, maintaining record of duty status according to local and federal regulations, and performing pre-trip and post-trip inspections.

 

Essential Functions

  • Climb ladders to check holding tanks on equipment.
  • Inspect truck for defects and safe operating condition before, during and after trips and submit a written report on the condition of the truck at the end of each trip or shift duty.
  • Check shipping papers to determine the nature of load and to check for accuracy.
  • Drive truck to and from designated destinations.  Also, driver required to climb in and out of the truck cab frequently.
  • Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skills in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather and in and out of tight loading and unloading areas.  Must be able to back up equipment in all types of weather and conditions.  This includes going forward and backing up long distances, around corners, and in and around very tight corners in all situations.
  • Requires drivers to be able to bend, stoop, kneel, pull and push all types of hoses and equipment required to do the job.
  • Maintain records required for compliance with Guam and federal regulations including driver’s record of duty status, mileage records, and other records required by law.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures, and comply with all federal and local regulations for the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle.
  • Report all accidents involving driver or company equipment.
  • Report highway safety hazards noted enroute.
  • Promptly report any delays due to break downs, weather or traffic conditions or other emergencies, or in the event of irregularities relating to pick up or delivery of cargo.
  • Maneuver fuel hoses in, around and through all types of equipment as required.
  • Opens valves or starts pumps to fill tank; reads gauges or meters and records quantity loaded.
  • Records amount delivered and issues ticket to customer.
  • Performs other duties as required.

 

Competencies

  1. Technical Capacity.
  2. Ethical Conduct.
  3. Communication Proficiency.
  4. Results Driven.
  5. Initiative.

 

HSSE Competencies 

  • Report HSSE Incidents on a timely manner within his/her area of responsibility.
  • Support incident investigation as required.
  • Participate in audits and inspections as planned Ensure compliance to HSSE Policies and Procedures 
  • Actively participate in HSSE improvement programs 
  • Participate in HSSE Toolbox Meetings as planned 
  • Participate in Area Safety Council as required 
  • Perform the duties and responsibilities as assigned in the Crisis Management Organization

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge
    • Knowledge of principles and methods for moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road, including the relative costs and benefits. 
    • Knowledge of relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective local, state, or national security operations for the protection of people, data, property, and institutions. 
    • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. 
    • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar. 
    • Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Skills
    • Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
    • Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly. See more occupations related to this skill.
    • Managing one's own time and the time of others. 
    • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. 
    • Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action. 
    • Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Talking to others to convey information effectively. See more occupations related to this skill.
    • Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it.
  • Abilities
    • The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.  
    • The ability to see details at a distance.  
    • The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.  
    • The ability to time your movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or scene.   
    • The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.  
    • The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.  

 

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Work Environment

Drivers may spend up to 50% of time out of doors exposed to potentially difficult environmental conditions.

 

Drivers may be subject to irregular work schedules, temperature, weather and outside environment extremes, tight delivery schedules, delays enroute and other stresses and fatigues related to driving a large commercial motor vehicle on crowded streets and highways in all kinds of weather.

Drivers typically spend 50% of duty time in the cab of a truck.  While driving, operators are exposed to noise and vibration levels which may be higher than those typically experienced in passenger cars.

 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

 

Required Education and Experience

  1. Must possess a valid commercial class “C” driver’s license with tanker and hazmat endorsements.
  2. Must have at least 2 years of previous commercial driving experience.
  3. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Higher education is desirable, but not required.
  4. Must have working knowledge of vehicle safety and control systems.
  5. Must have knowledge of DOT regulations governing safe driving, hours of service, inspection and maintenance.
  6. Must meet or exceed the medical standards of the U.S. Department of Transportation.

 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 


Important Information about COVID-19 Vaccination

Our Company has a mandatory vaccination policy in place. If you receive an offer of employment from our Company, you will need to provide proof that you are or will be fully vaccinated by January 4th, 2022 (fully vaccinated status means you have received two doses of a two-dose series, or one dose of a single dose series, and it has been two weeks since your last dose). Our Company provides reasonable accommodation for approved medical or religious exemptions. If you feel that you have a qualified medical or religious exemption to this policy, you must speak with HR to begin the interactive process. Noncompliance with our mandatory vaccination policy will result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination or revocation of the offer of employment.

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, we afford equal opportunity to all applicants and employees for hire and promotion without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, age, marital status, religion, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy or disability or genetic information.

 IP&E is a Drug Free Workplace



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