Driver/Gauger - Victoria, TX Area
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POST DATE 8/17/2016
END DATE 1/28/2017
Applies advanced skills to perform the full range of operations using tools and equipment appropriate for the position
Applies a thorough understanding of the technical concepts, practices and procedures and a general knowledge of industry standards and government regulations related to testing and transporting bulk petroleum products to pipeline injection points
Plans and accomplishes a complete range of operational assignments and tasks that are varied and moderately complex to complex related to gauge tank volumes and testing product quality and specifications of bulk petroleum products and transporting from remote locations to pipeline injection points using a class eight tractor and a tanker trailer
Ensures compliance with all government regulations and company policies and procedures by operating all vehicles and equipment in a safe and efficient manner to maintain the ongoing transport of petroleum products
Maintains the operational efficiency of vehicles by monitoring truck maintenance needs, conducting minor repairs and conducting daily DOT truck inspections to ensure maximum vehicle safety
Follows and meets time and delivery requirements by adhering to the pick up and delivery schedule to contribute to operational effectiveness
Maintains and completes accurate records by documenting truck inspections, hours of service, product transported, and miles driven
Establishes and maintains effective customer relations by meeting or exceeding customer requirements to contribute to a positive public relations image
Supports the Transport Department by performing other duties as assigned to assist in maintaining an efficient operation
Overtime is a requirement of the job
Valid driver s license with applicable necessary endorsements required to operate company vehicles
Performs other duties as required, which may include assignments in job classifications other than the primary assignment
Work is normally performed outside where exposure to conditions of extreme heat/cold, fumes and gases is common. Noise level is moderate to loud and includes sounds of construction, equipment operations, and trucks and like equipment. Job hazards include frequently working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally working in high, precarious places with occasional exposure to fumes or airborne particles. Work is performed during normal light and heavy construction activity and around pressured propane, water, electricity, and waste lines and under all weather conditions. Random drug and alcohol testing is required to comply with Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) regulations.
Work normally requires finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination to operate computer keyboard at moderate skill level. Work may require frequent pushing, pulling, or carrying 50- to 75-pound objects such as tools, equipment work operations. Outside work involves climbing storage tank ladders up to 60 feet high while gauging the product contained inside. Work involves standing and walking most of the time, but may involve limited sitting and driving for periods.
High school diploma or G.E.D. and one (1) to five (5) or more years of experience in operating a Class A Commercial License, tractor and tanker trailer, with ability to meet Company Fleet Safety requirements. A combination of education, experience and training may be substituted for the post-high school requirements.
Knowledge of Department of Transportation safety rules and regulations required to transport hazardous materials
Requires valid CDL license with all necessary endorsements to operate a class eight tractor and tanker trailer while hauling hazardous materials
Ability to perform pre- and post-trip inspections on equipment used for the transportation of hazardous materials. Knowledge of all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to effectively communicate with customers and employees of the company
Ability to apply common-sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form. Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations
Must be knowledgeable in the processes and procedures of the function and perform work of less experienced employees
Must be able to read, write and speak the English language at a high school level, perform mathematical calculations required for the position, and learn to interpret and comprehend company policies, procedures, safety instructions, and other like documents used in an energy industry environment
Competent in the use of standard software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel and operation of standard office equipment
Competent in making telephone and direct personal contact with internal and external personnel
Safety training applicable to the job and the general work area
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