Perform routine driving, inspection of transported goods and material handling duties for retail operations. Work under the supervision of the Warehouse Coordinator.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Warehouse typically operates seven days per week to support the Agency retail operation. May be required to work weekend (i.e. Saturday, Sunday), evening and holiday hours.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Drive truck with net weight of approximately 10,500 lbs. to transport contract materials, finished goods, merchandise, etc., to and from specified destination; perform those services for retail operations which will include intra-state travel.
Operate mobile phone and maintain regular communication with Warehouse Coordinator as to location, destination, other required business or emergencies.
Verify truckloads against shipping memos and packing lists, as appropriate.
Contact supervisor for decision in questionable cases.
Pad, stack and secure transportable goods in position to prevent damage and safety hazards.
Load and/or unload goods; may supervise helper when loading or unloading.
Obtain truck helper's assistance in exiting the truck and follow his/her directions when backing up.
Insure that truck is maintained in a safe and properly working condition; check oil, water and fuel levels, tire, lights and brakes on a daily basis.
Complete daily inspection form, and report vehicle status or mechanical problems to Warehouse Coordinator for scheduling of repairs and regular maintenance.
Report driving accidents, incidents or traffic violations to supervisor immediately, and complete required reports of the same.
Perform emergency roadside repairs to truck as required.
Obtain safety, first aid or other relevant in-service training as required by supervisor.
Perform other essential duties when truck is not available or when duties are completed, as directed by supervisor.
Responsible for the movement of materials for the plant, in-house or at other sites, to include loading and unloading of trucks, movement of raw materials and completed shipments to and from sites, house call pickups, and storage of goods.
Dispose of waste materials in and around job sites.
Follow verbal instructions or read work orders to determine materials and containers to be moved.
Load materials into and from vehicles, install strapping, bracing or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit, assisting truck driver.
Convey materials to and/or from storage or work sites to designated areas using hand truck and tow motor.
Participate in training regarding proper and safe operation of hand truck and tow motor.
Occasionally count, weigh and/or record number of units of material moved or handled.
Assist in preparation of all shipping documentation for materials being shipped from premises.
Lift heavy objects by hand.
Maintain clean work area, machines and/or equipment.
Responsible for operation of baler equipment including but not limited to pricing, inventory control, etc.
Will notify supervisor in the event of problems with equipment.
Remove snow/ice from sidewalks at main office and at other locations as necessary to ensure safe environments.
Perform other related essential duties as required or assigned by supervisor.
QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and three to twelve months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read and comprehend work orders, shipping orders, simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to communicate with customers in one-on-one situations.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES Ability to operate tow motor and hand truck.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. In addition, the employee is regularly required to push crates (on wheels) that may weigh up to 600 pounds. Crates may be moved on flat or sloped surfaces. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.
WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Connecticut driver's license (Class B) and Current Medical Card; current certification to operate tow motor
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Ability to operate tow motor and hand truck. Maintain current certification for operation of tow motor.