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Class A Driver in Buda, TX at Irby

Date Posted: 11/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Buda, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/19/2018

Job Description

Long Haul Driver

Irby is one of the largest electrical distribution companies in the United States, with nearly $1 Billion in annual sales and over 900 employees across more than 60 branches in 25 states.  Since 2005, Irby has been a part of the Sonepar family.   Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions.  Sonepar USA is made up of 15 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, with coverage in all 50 states. 

This position will drive gasoline or diesel powered tractor trailer combination to transport and deliver products or materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form.  Very few overnights.  Bonus eligible for excellent driving record!


 Responsibilities:

  • Makes deliveries of merchandise to customers, other Irby branch locations and/or to final destination
  • Assists with the scheduling, loading and unloading of deliveries
  • Inspects truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition. Be responsible for general care and maintenance of the vehicle assigned to driver
  • Maintains a good driving record and be properly licensed as a commercial driver
  • Checks items assembled to make certain the proper items are being delivered as per the sales ticket
  • Knowledge of electrical goods is important and the truck driver is expected to acquire this knowledge for positive identification of delivered items
  • Observes all safety rules and regulations, particularly the hazards encountered with driving a truck
  • Understands and abides by the Federal Highway Administration Rules and Regulations for Interstate drivers where applicable. Maintains driver log according to D.O.T. regulations
  • Keeps accurate records and submits expense reports for reimbursement of expenditures as required
  • Have a good working knowledge of the delivery area served
  • Ability to assist Warehouse personnel with the following, but not limited to: warehouse housekeeping duties, withdrawal of merchandise to fill orders,  packaging and labeling of orders, storing and shelving of merchandise, relocation and/or rearrangement of stock as required
  • Practices proper safety measures to protect company property and personnel
  • Monitors maintenance schedules for delivery trucks
  • Projects a positive company image when delivering directly to our customers

Qualifications:

  • 4+ years driving experience with a Commercial Driver’s License is required. Class A preferred but would consider Class B
  • Knowledge of shipping and receiving practices
  • Basic computer system skills required
  • Strong communication skills are necessary to perform effectively in this role


WHY APPLY?

Are you looking for the opportunity to:

  • Work with an industry leader that has the flexibility and feel of a strong independent business but is supported and powered with the resources of the world’s largest electrical distribution company?
  • Use your skills and experience to grow your career; go anywhere you want, cross train into your dream job within a work culture that promotes and encourages associates to learn new roles and be recognized and rewarded for strong performance.
  • Have your true entrepreneur mindset rewarded with income and career growth opportunities.

We proudly offer a competitive compensation and the professional advantages of an environment that supports career development and recognizes individual achievements.

 

Our Benefits Include:

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health, Transit, and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discounts and more.

We look forward to learning about you!

 

EEO M/F/Disability/Veteran