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ACE - Over the Road Driver

Location: 

Northfield, NH, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.

Job Summary (Purpose): 

 

The ACE Over the Road Driver delivers gas grill cylinders to AmeriGas Districts by tractor trailer truck within their region.  The position is responsible for achieving delivery and repair objectives set forth by the ACE Operations Manager.  The ACE Over the Road Driver will communicate daily with the ACE Operations Manager regarding work activities and may need to participate in tank refurbishing to meet customer needs. 

 

Key Characteristics:

 

  • Forklift Certified, CTEP certification desirable
  • Reinforces a safety mindset; considers the impact on safety when making decisions
  • Makes customers a high priority; is committed to exceeding the needs of all customers

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Required to load and unload pallets of cylinders at the District and Production Facility with possible lay over to keep under DOT regulation hours. Tractor has Sleeper cab available.
  • Ensures personal compliance with safety codes and policies including the servicing and repair of company vehicles.
  • Participates in and completes all training as required.
  • Practices and reinforces superior customer service skills by providing courteous and efficient service to all customers.
  • Ensures that vehicle preventive maintenance schedules are being performed and adhered to.
  • Performs vehicle and trailer inspections as required.
  • Could be assigned other duties as needed in the plant production area or within other AmeriGas locations.
     
    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
     
  • Forklift Certified, CTEP certification desirable
  • Willingness to work outdoors in all weather and driving conditions
  • Bending and climbing in and out of the truck
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day
  • Must be flexible with delivery schedule and work hours as needed to service our customers
     
    Education and Experience Required:
     
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid CDL with appropriate Hazardous endorsements and good driving record
  • 5 years experience in over the road hauling w/Tractor Trailers preferred
  • Experience securing loads in both cargo-van and flatbed applications.
  • No more than 3 tickets in 3 years and no accidents in the past 2 years.
     
    Working conditions:
     
  • Environmental conditions such as rain, mud, ice, snow and uneven terrain may will affect this job at times.
Posting

Are you looking for an exciting career with a nationally known company and industry leader? AmeriGas Propane, the largest distributor of propane in the United States, is searching for an energetic person to join us as an ACE Regional Over-the-Road Delivery Representative.

 

At AmeriGas, our employees are the keys to our success and we are proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package, in addition to excellent starting pay:

 

•    Exceptional medical, dental and prescription benefits
•    401(K) with company match
•    Generous bonus potential
•    Paid time off (including holidays)
•    Uniforms
•    Paid Training
•    Annual performance reviews and salary increases 
•    Propane discounts
•    Career advancement
•    Tuition reimbursement

 

Job Summary: 
The ACE Regional Over-The-Road Driver delivers gas grill cylinders to AmeriGas locations by tractor-trailer truck.  In this position, you would load and unload pallets of cylinders at the AmeriGas District locations and Production Facility.  Lay overs are possible to comply with DOT regulation hours and the truck has a sleeper cab available. The position is responsible for achieving delivery and repair objectives.  Drivers will communicate daily with the ACE Operations Manager regarding work activities and may need to participate in tank refurbishing to meet customer needs.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Forklift Certified, CTEP certification desirable
•    Willingness to work outdoors in all weather and driving conditions
•    Bending and climbing in and out of the truck
•    Ability to lift 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day
•    Must be flexible with delivery schedule and work hours as needed to service our customers

 

Education and Experience Required:
•    High school diploma or equivalent
•    Valid CDL with appropriate Hazmat endorsements and good driving record
•    5 years’ experience in regional hauling w/Tractor Trailers preferred
•    Experience securing loads in both cargo-van and flatbed applications
•    No more than 3 tickets in 3 years and no accidents in the past 2 years

 

AmeriGas is a Drug Free Workplace.  Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a criminal background check.  AmeriGas is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Successful applicants shall be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen as a condition of employment, and if hired, shall be subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with AmeriGas policies. As a federal contractor that engages in safety-sensitive work, AmeriGas cannot permit employees in certain positions to use medical marijuana, even if prescribed by an authorized physician.  Similarly, applicants for such positions who are actively using medical marijuana may be denied hire on that basis.