Savage Services

Driver - Class A - CDL

US-VA-St. Paul
Job ID
2017-3338
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Driver

Overview

 

The major responsibility of the Class A CDL Driver is to safely and efficiently transport coal & waste coal from various Waste Coal Sites to Blend Yard & Blend Yard to Power Plant.

This is NOT an OTR job, so you can spend time with family and friends! 

Responsibilities

  • The Class A CDL Driver will safely transport coal & waste coal in tractor-trailer units with GVW of 110,000 lbs.
  • Inspect Tractor-Trailer Unit for DOT, MSHA & any Safety defects, report to maintenance personnel for repair.
  • Assist the operation with other tasks deemed necessary to meet customer expectations 
  • Take an active role in our safety program including attendance to all safety meetings and ensure safe behaviors of self and others 
  • Drivers report directly to the Operations Manager 
  • They will also interact with other Savage and customer management and personnel on a daily basis. Hence, should have an understanding of customer service and have strong communication and interpersonal relationship skills. 
  • On occasion they may be asked to assist another operation on a temporary basis 
  • They may also have the opportunity to participate in the Safety Specialist program; this would possibly require travel to other locations. 

Qualifications

  • Class A CDL is required & any other State qualifications
  • Experience driving in the snow and ice a must 
  • Willingness to work days or nights and willing to work weekends 
  • The Class A CDL Driver must be Drug Free and able to pass a criminal background test; also should have a nearly spotless MVR 
  • A solid and stable work history, please include a 10 year work history on the application 
  • Understand best practices of maintaining and safely operating tractor trailers 
  • Safety conscious and understand safe work practices for operating in different environments: mountainous roads, in-plant facilities, etc. 
  • Willingness to learn and participate in an employee based safety program and willing to contribute to Savage's culture of Safety 
  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English 
  • Can successfully pass Savage's road test, which will include a proper pre and post trip inspection of the vehicles 
  • Must show a basic knowledge of DOT regulations as determined in interviews and be willing and able to work within the hours of service regulations 

 

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma / GED

Physical Requirements:

  • Will frequently need to climb in and out of the truck as well as up and down ladders 
  • Must be able to stoop, kneel, crawl


Savage is an innovative supply-chain solutions company. We are the leading provider of fully integrated systems, designed and operated to solve unique logistics and materials management challenges for industrial companies throughout North America.  Each of us at Savage is committed to integrity and delivering reliable, sustainable services in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.  We expect our people to be progressive, relentlessly seeking improvement; experiencing opportunities for personal growth by working for a world-class organization and leader in the industry.

 

 

Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement  plan, profit sharing, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.

 

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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