Lead Driver - Wilmington in Wilmington, MA at PODS

Date Posted: 12/2/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Pay Rate: $21..25

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for approximately 80% delivery driver duties and 20% administrative duties.  Driving responsibilities include pickup of containers to and/or from customer locations; providing an effective and incident free delivery or pickup of a container while maintaining excellent rapport with the customer.  Administrative duties include storage center operations, distribution of communications to staff, and route review when applicable. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Involved in planning and printing daily routes prior to driver’s arrival; fulfill morning SOPs
  • May conduct daily pre shift meetings
  • Drive and operate a commercial truck with a patented lift mechanism to load and unload containers at customer sites in a safe manner by following all safety rules
  • Perform and log daily pre and post trip inspections of commercial vehicle and lift
  • Accept add-on deliveries as required to meet business needs
  • Use company handheld device for delivery verification and navigation
  • Meet all goals and metrics
  • Operate a forklift when needed
  • Clean and inspect containers to ensure they are presentable for delivery to customer
  • Communicate with the Market Manager on customer questions and/or issues; Prepare driver notes as needed
  • Perform repairs of containers and lifts in the field and at the storage center
  • Provide backup for storage center functions when needed
  • Maintain cleanliness of truck cab (keep free from debris inside and outside)
  • Review routes prior to daily deliveries
  • Distribute and/or Facilitate staff communication; Ensure communications reach all associates in the storage center
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Job Requirements

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Prior supervisory or team leader experience desired
  • CDL Class B License or Higher required in markets with a more than 50% CDL trucks; non CDL in markets with less than 50% CDL trucks
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience employed as PODS driver
  • Must maintain a current/valid driver license from the state in which position is assigned
  • Must meet PODS Driver Qualification Standards which includes no moving violations during the past three (3) years (insurance requirement)
  • Must be at least 21 years of age (insurance requirement) for CDL; 18 years of age for non CDL
  • Possess a valid Medical Examiner’s Certificate (DOT requirement)
  • Hands on experience with electronic equipment and software
  • Possess math skills sufficient to perform required duties
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to frequently remain in stationary position for driving CMV or operating forklift
  • Ability to frequently ascend/descend cab of truck and forklift using three points of contact
  • Ability to frequently move about and position self frequently to operate equipment and deliver containers
  • Ability to occasionally move boxes weighing up to 50 lbs
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus; strong sense of spatial relations to park vehicle and negotiate tight spaces
  • Ability to frequently write, use computer, operate a motor vehicle, operate equipment, use handheld device, and manipulate documents
  • Ability to regularly apply up to 40 pounds of pressure using a variety of motions including, but not limited to , pushing, pulling and lifting
  • Frequently required to read documents and write neatly, legibly and transcribe accurate information
  • Ability to frequently communicate and exchange information with manager, co-workers and customers 

Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer

PODS Enterprises, LLC is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. We will not discriminate unlawfully against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any term or condition of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, place of birth, military service status, or other basis protected by law.

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