Fleet Driver / Senior Fleet Driver

2018-06-16
Carmax (http://jobs.carmax.com/)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Houston
Texas
United States

Description:

The Fleet Class="keyword">Driver and Senior Fleet Class="keyword">Driver positions are responsible for safely and securely transporting CarMax vehicles to and from CarMax locations using company-owned transportation equipment. Possession of A valid state issued commercial Class="keyword">Driver's license, Class A (CDL) is required for these positions. The CarMax Fleet Class="keyword">Driver and Senior Fleet Class="keyword">Driver maintain close relationships with other store departments and Home Office associates to ensure that the transportation needs are fulfilled.

The chosen candidate will be hired into Fleet Class="keyword">Driver or Senior Fleet Class="keyword">Driver, depending upon experience.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspects transport equipment daily prior to each shift and completes the CarMax Class="keyword">Driver's Daily Vehicle Inspection Report.
  • Produces appropriate documentation (bill of lading) to support all transportation moves.
  • Loads and secures vehicles on company-supplied assets (hydraulic-operated trailer) for transport.
  • Transports and off-loads vehicles at appropriate locations.
  • Stages delivered vehicles as designated by management at location.
  • Completes bills of lading ensuring store associate at the receiving location signs for receipt of all vehicles.
  • Submits completed bills of ladings to manager at the end of each day.
  • Uses electronic on-board recorder to maintain logs to ensure proper compliance with all Department of Transportation (DOT) rules & regulations.
  • Maintains all manufacturers? suggested scheduled maintenance as described by owner's manual for the transport equipment.
  • Reports any and all damages to transport equipment or vehicles being transported.
  • Maintains interior and exterior cleanliness of transport equipment clean at all times.
  • Safely drive commercial motor vehicles to transport CarMax property for sale or to otherwise further CarMax's business interests.

Additional Duties May Include:

  • Participation in various meetings
  • Senior Fleet Drivers may also
    • Participate in Senior Fleet Class="keyword">Driver roundtable meetings and calls
    • Train new Fleet Drivers

Job Specifications:

  • Possession of A valid state issued commercial Class="keyword">Driver's license, Class A (CDL) and driving record with no more than 6 penalty points, as defined in the CarMax Class="keyword">Driver Safety Evaluation Point System (DSEPS), within the last three (3) years.
  • Pass A DOT certified medical exam.
  • Adherence to all CarMax policies and procedures as described in the ?Commercial Vehicle Class="keyword">Driver Qualifications Policy?, ?Drug & Alcohol Testing Policy for FMCSA- Regulated Drivers?, and ?CarMax Fleet Operations Manual? documents.
  • Demonstrated ability and proficiency operating A standard 10-speed transmission
  • Ability to read, interprets, transcribe and/or manually enter data in order to maintain accurate records.
  • Ability to repeatedly climb up on and descend down from transport equipment.
  • Ability to lift objects that weigh as much as 50lbs.
  • Ability to maintain physical balance to safely enter and exit transported vehicles, including, but not limited to vehicles located on the upper deck of the transport equipment.
  • Ability to apply pressure to winch down transported vehicles during the loading process.

Working Conditions:

  • Primarily working in an outdoor environment; may include working at times in noisy and/or inclement weather conditions.
  • Extended periods of time sitting during driving transport equipment
  • Flexible work hours with shifts that may include nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Wear CarMax-approved clothing (may be acquired through company) at all times.
  • Follow all CarMax, O.S.H.A., and EPA standards including the use of Personal Protective Equipment, and proper waste disposal in required areas.
  • Adhere to all CarMax policies including, but not limited to: Attendance, Asset Protection, Integrity, and Standards of Professional Appearance.

 

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