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CDL Driver - Class A

Hickory, North Carolina
Job Type
29 Jul 2022
About Colonial Materials, Inc.

Colonial Materials, Inc. has 11 locations throughout North Carolina and is a subsidiary to the larger Gypsum Management and Supply, Inc., or GMS. As part of that GMS network, Colonial Materials contributes to the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products, and other specialty building materials operating 275 distribution centers across the USA and Canada. Colonial Materials strives to uphold its Mission Statement as stating, "We are united to be the premier building materials distributor by providing solutions, developing lasting relationships, and safely serving our community."For more information about Colonial Materials, visit more information about GMS, visit any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Summary of Position:

Colonial Materials Drivers are responsible for delivering building material to residential and commercial job sites. The crew works as a team to carry, load/unload heavy materials providing a world class customer service experience. Drivers must have valid state issued Class A commercial driver s license and safe driving record.

Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Inspect truck/trailer for defects for safe operation
  • Safely load building materials onto flatbed or boom truck and unload products at commercial & residential job sites
  • Deliver materials to assigned area as directed by the customer while prioritizing personal safety and the safety of those around you
  • Maintain records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations
  • Must report all accidents involving driver or company equipment
  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing
  • Stamina to lift heavy building materials up to 80 lbs. for load/unload
  • Excellent customer service skills and professional attitude

Other Competencies:
  • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive
  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers

Basic Qualifications:
  • Must have a valid commercial driver s license
  • Class A License required
  • Must have a clear three (3) year Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
  • Must have knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations
  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Boomexperiencerequired
  • Crane experience preferred

Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position while driving commercial vehicle 40%
  • Constantly, moving from unloading materials from a commercial motor vehicle onto a job site
  • Constantly, operates a commercial motor vehicle and/or boom vehicle
  • Constantly, positions self to unload materials from flatbed or boom
  • Must be able to judge distance while delivering materials and/or operating boom
  • Frequently moves materials weighing up to 80lbs while unloading flatbed
  • Must be able to communicate with management and coworkers and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Constantly working in outside environment while making deliveries

Mental Demands:
  • Must be able to prioritize job sites and deadlines
  • Must be able to manage stress depending on customer s deadline
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Must be able to receive information and directions
  • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement

Company Benefits:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid holidays & vacation days

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.

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  • Job Reference: 671199591-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Gypsum Management and Supply
  • Location: Hickory, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent