Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

  • AWW - WA - Truck Driver (Class A)

    Job Locations US-WA-Washougal
    Job ID 2018-1144
  • Overview

    The Allweather Wood (AWW) pressure treated plant is a full-line manufacturing and distribution facility in Washougal, WA. The facility specializes in Hem-fir products for the Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Utah, Montana, and Idaho markets. The Allweather Wood facility inventories over 8 million feet of Lumber, Plywood, and Miscellaneous treated items. Install, maintain, and repair machinery and equipment.

     

    AWW is looking for an experienced Flat Bed Truck Driver to work with us at our Washougal, WA facility. To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    Responsibilities

    Drives flatbed truck and trailer to deliver wood products to customer locations.

    • Drive flatbed truck and trailer to pick up and deliver lumber on time as required
    • Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skill in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, mountain roads, or in tight loading/unloading areas
    • Abide by all Company, DOT, State and Federal transportation safety regulations
    • Ensure accuracy of BOL compared to cargo
    • Inspect cargo for damage prior to delivery and while being loaded/unloaded offsite. Records findings and submits documentation to supervisor;
    • Ensure load is properly secured and weight is evenly distributed on trucks and trailers.
    • Inspect tractor, trailer and equipment for defects and safe operating condition before and after trips, when stopped during the work day, and submit a driver’s daily vehicle inspection report on the condition at the end of each day
    • Perform basic preventative maintenance to ensure fluid levels and tire pressures are maintained
    • Maintain records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations including driver’s logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records and other records required by law, or by Allweather Wood, LLC
    • Ensure that all shipping documentation (bills of lading, weight tickets, etc.) required to move with shipment are available for inspection, that appropriate paperwork accompanies shipments when delivered, and that signed bills of lading for proof of delivery are turned into dispatch daily
    • Report all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after incident occurs to Supervisor
    • Promptly report any delays due to breakdown, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies. Also report if there is more than a one hour delay in getting unloaded or loaded, or in the event of irregularities relating to pick up or deliver of cargo

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of one year class A Flatbed driving experience; This position requires a valid Class "A" Driver’s License, current DOT physical examination card, and clean DMV record
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
    • Ability to add and subtract in all units of measure including decimals.

    Physical Requirements:

    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to sit and remain alert while driving for an aggregate period of up to 12 hours (intrastate);
    • Must be able to shift a manual transmission and operate foot pedals;
    • Must be able to perform occasional squatting and crouching to handle and position freight;
    • Must be able to enter and exit the vehicle’s cab 8 to 10 times a day or more.
    • Cab floor level is generally from 36 to 66 inches above ground level with entry and exit achieved with the assistance of various configurations of steps and handholds;
    • Requires occasional bending, twisting, climbing, squatting, crouching and balancing. 
    • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds of varying size and shape a distance of at least 1 foot but usually no more than 50 feet.
    •  Must be able to frequently reach for freight at waist level and occasionally reach for freight above shoulder height or below waist level. 
    • Must be able to spend at least 40% of the day standing and 20% of the day walking on surfaces such as concrete, wood, dirt and metal, and sometimes on slippery and wet surfaces. 
    • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, and vibration. 
    • The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. 
    • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
    • This position requires wearing leather gloves, safety glasses, safety shoes, and a high visibility vest. 

    Competencies:

     

    • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions.
    • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback' contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
    • Interpersonal Skills - Keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things; reacts well under pressure; approaches others in a tactful manner; accepts feedback from others; gives appropriate respect and consideration to others regardless of status or position.
    • Professionalism – Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions; follows through on commitments.
    • Quality – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace

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