Platt Electric Supply

Petaluma , CA
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Branch Driver

Platt Electric Supply
Petaluma, CA Full-time
Posted on November 6, 2018

Branch Driver

Summary: This position delivers products to customers from Platt branch locations. It is responsible for ensuring that deliveries are prepared to meet customer requirements in the most efficient manner.

Essential Functions: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Assist in preparing orders to be loaded onto truck and delivered each day. When necessary, repack any orders and ensure outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. Determine that all material for each order is correct (quantity and type of material) before departure. Load customer orders properly on the truck. Ensure all appropriate documentation is thoroughly completed at the time of delivery, including customer packing list and branch manifest. Post in the branch a documented daily delivery schedule, including departure time/s and required route schedule. Deliver product to the customer in a safe and timely manner. Maintain the branch vehicle(s) and alert the supervisor of repair and servicing needs. Perform a daily vehicle inspection and complete appropriate documentation. Keep vehicle clean, serviced and maintained in accordance with the Owner's Manual and Platt's maintenance requirements. Alert supervisor when repair or servicing is needed. Obtain and maintain a DOT physical / Medical card and have it renewed every 2 years.

Other Duties and Responsibilities: Perform other tasks in the branch, including warehouse duties such as, accurately checking in freight, restocking product, cleaning warehouse and inventory counts when needed. Assist customers at the pickup counter when needed. Data Entry.

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. The individual must be at least 21 years old with a minimum of 3 years of personal driving experience and with an acceptable driving record. Obtain and maintain a DOT physical/Medical card and have it renewed every 2 years. This position requires a valid driver's license issued by the State of the position applied to with an acceptable driving record and 3 years of personal driving experience.

Knowledge/Experience/Skills: 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. Ability to operate forklifts and vehicles in a variety of weather and traffic conditions. Excellent organizational and time management skills. Strong time management and customer service skills. Good attention to detail. Willingness to adhere to assigned routes, schedules, safety procedures, and transportation laws. Acceptable driving record. Experience with Microsoft Outlook and the internet.

Language Skills: This position requires the ability to communicate effectively, write legibly, read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; as well as the ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

Mathematical Skills: This position requires the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Reasoning Ability: This position requires the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; as well as the ability to solve problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Certificates, Licenses,

Registrations: This position requires a valid driver's license issued by the State of the position applied to with an acceptable driving record and 3 years of personal driving experience.

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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl. The employee must frequently lift or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to airborne particles due to high levels of dust and dirt. The warehouse environment has no means of temperature control; therefore, the temperature is dependent upon weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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