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BPI Wisconsin
Watertown, WI - Driver

POSITION TITLE:Driver - BPI Wisconsin - WI Branch - Watertown, WI

Building Products is a wholesale company looking for a Driver. Our employees are empowered to make a difference by providing outstanding customer service utilizing cutting edge technology in a positive friendly environment. Setting your career path with a dynamic company with long-term growth for employee and the company.

BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for transporting products from one place to another using heavy or tractor-trailer trucks. Operates trucks with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds per gross vehicle weight.

  PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Deliver products while operating a tractor-trailer truck over intrastate and interstate routes
  • Load and unload products on trucks.
  • Record amount and type of products being delivered
  • Drive long distances, frequent stops but home every night
  • Fill up on fuel, clean truck, and wash windows
  • Report to Load and Transportation Manager any incidents encountered on the road
  • Monitor road conditions and watch for traffic congestion
  • Follow all applicable traffic laws
  • Inspect their trailer before and after the trip, and record any defects they find
  • Follow accident procedures if an accident occurs
  • Keep a log of their activities
  • Report serious mechanical problems to the appropriate personnel
  • Keep their truck, and associated equipment, clean and in good working order
  • Get products to client on time
  • Take required rest periods during trip
  • Take special precautions while driving
  • Maintain log of trips
  • Assist with customer complaints and concerns
  • Answer phone calls
  • Monitor the weight of each truck load
  • Provide support in other areas during absences or shortage of staff
  • Taking all efforts to keep us compliant with all DOT

  • REQUIREMENTS:
  • Hearing: Federal regulations state that truck drivers must be able to hear a forced whisper in an ear at five feet, without the use of a hearing aid
  • Good Vision: You will have to watch everything on the road for potential collisions, accidents and mishaps
  • Hand-Eye Coordination: You will be operating a complex machine while trying to find addresses and observing other drivers on the road. You will need great hand-eye coordination to make sure you are accident free.
  • Lifting and moving materials can all be part of your day as a driver. Lifting 50 lbs on a frequent basis is a requirement for being a driver. You will be removing product from the back of the trailer as well as from the side of the trailer that require full use of arms and shoulders as well as bending at the waist and knee’s when necessary.
  • Be able to climb in and out of a semi-tractor/ trailer. (Between 2-20x a day)
  • Open curtains requiring full use of arms and shoulders
  • Be able to legibly write on customer delivery and RMA tickets
  • Keep a positive attitude at ALL times with customers regardless of the circumstances. Any complaints will need to be brought to the Transportation Manager to discuss further.

  • QUALIFICATIONS: Minimum Qualifications:
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Must be at least 23 years of age
  • Must have a valid Class A CDL
  • Must have at least 1 year of tractor trailer experience
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing

  •   JOB:Regular, Full-time
      LOCATION:Watertown, WI
     

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    “Building Products, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin”