• Local Driver - New Equipment

    Location(s) USA-LA-LaPlace
    Job ID
    2018-4316
    Employee Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Driver
  • Overview

    Are you tired of the same old job, day in and day out?

    Maybe it's time to join a Team where every day brings something new and exciting!

     

    In addition to an excellent Benefit package, that includes, QUARTERLY BONUSES, PROFIT SHARING, PAID TIME OFF, medical, dental, vision, short & long-term disability, life insurance plans, and retirement plans, the successful candidate will have opportunities for career advancement.

     

     

    The primary responsibility of the Class A CDL driver is to safely operate a tractor-trailer to handle the loading, unloading and delivering procedures necessary to transport molten sulphur from multiple refineries in the Laplace and New Orleans area.

    Responsibilities

    Including but not limited to the following:

     

    • Assist the operation with other tasks deemed necessary to meet customer expectations
    • Safe operation of all equipment on the road (DOT/Company regulations)
    • Report maintenance issue to the maintenance crew
    • Take an active role in our safety program including attendance to all safety meetings and ensure safe behaviors of self and subordinates

    Qualifications

     

    • Understand best practices of maintaining and safely operating tractor trailers
    • Safety conscious and understand safe work practices for a refinery and on the road
    • Be able to read, write, speak and understand English
    • Comfortable with heights including the ability to walk up and down ladders on trailers
    • Can successfully pass Savage's road test, which will include a proper pre and post trip inspection of the vehicles
    • No more than 2 moving violations in the last two years
    • No serious moving violations in the past three years including: DUI or DWI, Failure to report an accident

    Education/Experience

    • Valid CDL Class A mandatory; Tanker and Hazmat Endorsement
    • 2+ years of CDL driving experience
    • High School Diploma/GED

     

    Physical Requirements

    • Ability to consistently walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and climb
    • Ability to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects
    • Visual abilities required to complete this job include distance, close, peripheral, depth and ability to adjust focus
    • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
    • Ability to perform heavy manual labor in extreme conditions such as heat, cold, dusty, wet, and noisy conditions for extended period of time
    • Willing to work with liquid non-hazardous & dry bulk materials
    • Can carry at least fifty (50) pounds and manipulate up to 100 pounds
    • Ability to work in confined spaces
    • May have ability to walk long distances

     

    With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

     

    Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

     

    Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

     

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