Savage Services

Driver

US-WV-Morgantown
Job ID
2017-3432
Employment Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Driver

Overview

 

The primary responsibility of the driver is to safely and efficiently transport coal and ash in the Northern West Virginia area. Please call 304-599-0566 if you would like to join this DYNAMIC TEAM! 

We offer competitive benefits that include; being home every night, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plans, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.

Responsibilities

  • Transport coal and ash safely and efficiently to and from sites to customers
  • Work with dispatch in obtaining schedule and completing all hauls as assigned by dispatch
  • Mechanics will schedule maintenance with the drivers
  • Drivers will work with mechanics to ensure the safe operation of the equipment
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and condition of the truck and trailers used
  • Complete pre and post trip inspections and ensure all equipment used meets operational standards
  • All drivers are required to accurately complete all necessary paperwork to complete the job including hours of service records, pre and post trip inspection reports, haul sheets, Bill of Lading and any other documents as required
  • All employees will represent Savage in a professional manner at all times 

Qualifications

  • For the Morgantown, WV position
    • Class A CDL is required
    • 2 years' experience driving tractor/trailer combination is preferred
  • For the Grant Town, WV position
    • Class B CDL is required
    • 2 years' experience driving tri-axle is preferred
  • Driving record acceptable to Savage
  • Willingness to work rotating shifts and weekends
  • Maintain a good attendance record
  • Perform pre and post trip inspections
  • Attend communication meetings
  • Must be Drug Free and able to pass a criminal background test
  • Willingness to learn and participate in an employee based safety program and willing to contribute to Savage's culture of Safety
  • Can successfully pass Savage's road test, which will include a proper pre and post trip inspection of the vehicle
  • 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
  • A good attitude. Shows interest as a team player, and is observed to be safe and conscientious in the workplace 


Education/Experience: 

  • For the Morgantown, WV position
    • Class A CDL is required
    • 2 years' experience driving tractor/trailer combination is preferred
  • For the Grant Town, WV position
    • Class B CDL is required
    • 2 years' experience driving tri-axle is preferred 

 

Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds or more on a daily basis
  • Must be able to climb on elevated surfaces, bend, stoop and kneel
  • Cannot have a fear of heights, will have to climb on ladders as necessary
  • Must be able to climb in and out of cab 20 or more times per shift 

Qualified candidates must be able to pass an extensive background check, MVR, Pre-Employment Drug Screen, and Physical.  Full time position with a competitive benefits package.

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

 

 

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