Home Depot Distribution Center - Non-CDL Driver in Hiawatha, Iowa
As a Delivery Driver, you will be responsible for the distribution and delivery of maintenance, repair, and operational (MRO) products to a variety of facilities and businesses. You will operate a company 26' delivery truck, loading and unloading freight for deliveries to local customers. This position will be based out of our new Hiawatha, IA facility making deliveries throughout the local area. The shift will be from Monday through Friday and typical shifts range from 6:00 am to 4:00 pm, with some overtime depending on the volume for that day.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
Performing pre and post trip vehicle inspections to ensure your vehicle is ready for the road
Loading the truck in an efficient manner for unload and confirming customer orders
Climbing in and out of the delivery cab to accommodate customer deliveries throughout the day
Operating foot and hand controls for commercial vehicles
Operating commercial vehicle in compliance with local, state and federal laws
Creating customer cheerleaders through excellent customer service; providing assistance as a liaison between customer service and delivery location as needed
Performing overtime as required, accomplishing deliveries and maintaining customer satisfaction
Obtaining divery confirmation via manual or electronic methods
Performing warehouse duties and tasks assigned
NATURE AND SCOPE
Reports to Operations/Transportation Manager.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Usually in a comfortable environment but with regular exposure to factors causing moderate physical discomfort from such things as dust, fumes or odors. Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be 21 years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
Minimal or no educational requirement for this job.
YEARS OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Requires intermittent periods during which continuous physical exertion is required, such as walking, standing, stooping, climbing, lifting material or equipment, some of which may be heavy or awkward.
1 year of previous route delivery driving experience (26' trucks or larger)
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES and COMPETENCIES
As a Delivery Driver, you must be a team player with excellent customer service skills and the drive to succeed. Qualified candidates are self-motivated, responsible, highly organized and able to multitask in a fast paced and changing environment.
Other requirements of the Delivery Driver include:
Valid, active Driver's License.
Clean Motor Vehicle Record
Ability to load and unload heavy items up to 70 lbs.
Must pass DOT physical, criminal check and drug screen
Excellent customer service skills
Must be familiar with local and surrounding areas
Ability to read maps and follow directions
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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