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Commercial Driver in West Sacramento, CA at Independent Electric Supply

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Independent Electric Supply, Inc. (IES) opened in 1976 with ten employees to serve electrical contractors working in the high-tech aerospace industry. Today, IES operates 16 electrical supply branches in the Northern California area, San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley, Central Coast and 7 locations throughout Arizona.  IES focuses on traditional electrical supply with dedicated specialists in lighting, switchgear, wire management, tool & safety, renewable energy and enhance logistics solutions to meet specific customer needs.  Employing more than 525 people and managing over 1 million square feet of warehouse space, IES is one of the strongest electrical distributors in the markets we serve.

In August 2011, IES was acquired by Sonepar USA consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be
•     Make deliveries to customer job sites or sites of business while adhering to all safety
• Load, Strap and Unload materials, make deliveries, pickup material to be returned to the
warehouse. Good knowledge of Cargo Securement safety practices.
•     Check quantities of goods received and obtain proper signatures for deliveries.
• Make deliveries of merchandise to customers, other IES/IUS branch locations and/or to final
•     Project a positive company image when delivering directly to our customers.
•     Assist with the scheduling, loading and unloading of deliveries.
• Inspect 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.
• Check items assembled to make certain the proper items are being delivered as per the sales
ticket, transfer ticket, manifest, return order or other delivery documents.
• Knowledge of electrical goods is important and the truck driver is expected to acquire this
knowledge for positive identification of delivered items.
• Observe all safety rules and regulations, particularly the hazards encountered with driving a
•     Use safe, Defensive driving techniques at all times.
•     Maintain a good driving record and be properly licensed and enroll in Pull Notice Program.
• Understand and abide by the Federal Highway Administration Rules and Regulations for CMV drivers.
Maintain driver HOS log and/or ELD according to D.O.T. regulations.
•     Participate in company Controller Substance and Alcohol Testing program.
• Keep accurate records and submits expense reports for reimbursement of expenditures as required. 
Maintain fuel/gas card security.
•     Have a good working knowledge of the delivery area served.
•     Route all necessary deliveries and pick-ups of materials and packages for company using the
most efficient and effective means.

•     Follow FMCSA guidelines on cell phone usage at all times.
• 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.
• Ability to effectively communicate in one-on-one and small group situations to customers,
clients, and other employees of the organization.
• Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers,
common fractions, and decimals. Ability to properly count and identify materials.
•     Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand. Drivers are
required to routinely lift and handle materials up to fifty (50) pounds as well as possess the
appropriate driver's license and pass a DOT physical if applicable. Specific vision abilities
required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and
ability to adjust focus. Operate Forklift, and other equipment such as pallet jacks. Climb ladders,
Squatting-Bending and standing.

Typical environments include offices, light industrial, commercial, utility and manufacturing. The
noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work may include outdoor work exposed to
and non conditioned warehouse spaces.

Required Skills

•     Knowledge of branch product lines.
•     Knowledge of shipping and receiving practices.
•     Knowledge of Company policies and procedures.
•     Skill in organizing and prioritizing personnel and work activities.
•     Ability to effectively communicate.

Required Experience

Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
experience. Class A license and acceptable MVR printout.