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Fleet Driver - CDL

Primary Location Visalia, California Job ID R101636 Apply

Job Summary

Perform effective, safe and efficient driving duties. Deliver packages to customers on scheduled route while meeting service and performance objectives.

Essential Functions

To perform this job successfully, an employee must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily, with or without reasonable accommodation. To request a reasonable accommodation, notify Human Resources or the manager who oversees the position.

  • Transact all business in accordance to Patterson Companies’ business code of conduct and business ethics

  • Drive assigned vehicle and deliver/pick up shipments

  • Point of contact for customer service and help resolve customer complaints

  • Collect money from customers

  • Load and unload assigned vehicle.  Ensure all loads are properly secure for transport.

  • Operate all warehouse equipment/machinery

  • Achieve assigned performance metrics and KPIs

  • Help maintain a secure, organized, clean, and safe warehouse and vehicle

  • Handle all hazardous materials, pesticides, and prescription drugs according to the Company’s processes/procedures and applicable laws and regulations

  • Assure routine maintenance is performed on assigned vehicle per schedule and vehicle is always in a good and safe condition

  • Adherence with DOT drug & alcohol testing.

  • Follow all local, state and federal motor carrier laws

  • Submit all required daily, weekly and monthly compliance reports

  • Follow company biosecurity policies and customer biosecurity protocols as required.

  • Assist fulfillment center in daily operations when not performing delivery duties

Additional functions

In addition to the essential functions listed below, the incumbent may perform the following additional functions.

  • Managing time effectively, meeting personal goals and fleet goals and objectives

  • Perform all work in accordance with Company Safety guidelines and procedures including all required Safety and Compliance Training and regulatory licensing

  • Maintain acceptable driving record and current driver’s license

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • CDL, Class A, Hazmat endorsement, driving vehicles or combination vehicles up to 80k GVWR

  • Maintain additional endorsements as required by equipment (airbrakes, tanker)

  • High school diploma or GED preferred

  • Must have a valid driver’s license

  • Obtain a satisfactory MVR review

  • Ability to drive assigned vehicle

  • Knowledge of delivery area and ability to read maps

  • Able to work as an effective team member

  • Basic problem solving/troubleshooting skills

  • Effective time management skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • One-year experience as a CDL driver preferred

Working Conditions

Physical Demands

  • Lift and carry up to 55 pounds, team lift 56 to 100 pounds: continuous, moderate or occasional heavy physical activity

  • Moving 50% of the time

  • Stationary position 50% of the time

  • Move loads on pallet jack (w/pallets/totes/barrels) weighing up to 2,500 lbs

  • Load and unload vehicle

Environmental Factors

  • Assigned vehicle/vehicles

  • Electronic Driver Logs as required

  • General warehouse equipment

  • General office equipment

Travel and On-call

  • May require overnight delivery runs

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