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ACE - Over the Road Driver


Yuba City, CA, US

Company:  AmeriGas Propane, Inc.

When you work for AmeriGas, you become a part of something BIG! Founded in 1959, AmeriGas is the nation’s premiere propane company, serving over 2 million residential, commercial, industrial and motor fuel propane customers.  Together, our 8,500 dedicated professionals will deliver 1.5 billion gallons of propane from 1,400 distribution points across the United States.

Job Description                                                                                                     


Job Title:  ACE Over the Road Driver      Department:  ACE


Location:  Varies                                          Reports to:  ACE Operations Manager


FLSA:  Non-Exempt                                    Number of people supervised:  None


Current Grade:  N/A                                    Job Code:  ACE604



Job Summary (Purpose): 


The ACE Over the Road Driver delivers gas grill cylinders to AmeriGas Districts by tractor trailer truck.  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.

Disclaimer & Approvals


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Yuba City

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