Truck Driver

Noble, LA, USA Req #1830
Friday, May 24, 2024
Stella-Jones is North America's leading producer of industrial pressure-treated wood products. Responding to the vital infrastructure needs of our economy, we manufacture and distribute railway ties, utility poles, residential lumber and industrial wood products across the continent.
 
Stella-Jones recruits team members who embody our core values and desire an environment where growth is inspired, dedication is recognized, and achievement is rewarded. Our ever-expanding footprint provides a great prospect for career advancement as we seek to develop our emerging leaders.

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Truck Driver operates commercial truck to transport materials to and from specified destinations by performing the following duties:

Principal Responsibilities:
  • Loads and unloads products and supplies by using a loader/boom with a grapple.  Will be offloading rail cars and other trucks.  Placing products into yard bunks, and onto other truck/trailer combinations.  Delivers to customer yards and job site locations          including drop staking.  
  • Maintains records, documents, permits, and valid licenses for assigned truck/equipment
  • Assists in maintenance service of the trucks, yard and support equipment as required.
  • Drives truck to destination including during adverse weather conditions and emergency storm response.
  • Responsible for quantities, correct sizes and types to match shipping and receiving tickets to ensure accurate inventory.  Ensures load tickets are signed, dated and submitted on time. 
  • Maintains telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions.
  • Performs daily pre and post trip DOT inspections on truck, trailer, boom and specialty equipment.  Checks oil, coolant, tires, connections, pins and hydraulic hoses daily.
  • Performs emergency roadside repairs such as changing lights, small mechanical problems, hoses and installs tire chains, etc. with guidance from supervisor.
  • Properly secures cargo as per DOT regulations.
  • Responsible for Safety, DOT and yard OSHA awareness
  • Participates and contributes to company safety program. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.


Qualifications: 
  • Education: One year certificate from college or technical school or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience: 2 – 4 years of commercial trucking experience. Experience with self-loaders/heavy equipment operators preferred.  Experience with steering trailers preferred. 
  • License/Certification: Class A Commercial Driver’s License Required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and series of numbers.
  • Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
  • Ability to add and subtract tow digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100”s.
  • Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.  

Employee Benefits:

As a Stella-Jones employee, you will have access to excellent benefits and incentives including:

  • The security of working for a company designated as an essential workplace
  • Comprehensive total benefits package with 3 medical plans to choose from
  • Several company-paid benefits including:
    • Dental and Vision coverage
    • Life insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) policies
    • Long-Term Disability Coverage
    • Access to a robust employee assistance program
  • Competitive compensation
  • Annual bonus program opportunity
  • 401(k) savings plan with generous Company match (150% on the first 4% deferred)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation and 9 holidays
  • Career advancement opportunities 
  • Ability to purchase Company stock 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled



 

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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