Andrews TX: Driver - Crude

Position Title
Andrews TX: Driver - Crude
Andrews, TX
Job Description
Position Summary
The basic function of the Driver is the day to day transporting of crude oil to and from drilling locations. Drilling locations are, at times, in remote locations and the driver should be comfortable driving tanker trucks in various environments and terrains.
General Duties and Responsibilities
Opens up the station/meter, etc. if 1st driver at the station.
Performs the day-to-day transportation of crude oil.
Verifies quality of oil at each station and either accepts or rejects the load based on quality.
Verifies quantity delivered/picked up is accurate.
Performs "grindouts" on each and every load.
Gauges the tank for temperature, gravity, top-bottom gauge and BS&W.
Inputs data into the appropriate fields of the PeopleNet (i.e. mileage, engine meter, fuel) or on the paper ticket if necessary.
Transmits gauging and load data via TMW or paper ticket if necessary.
Verifies the offload station and net barrels are correct on the ticket.
Follows established safety P&P (Policies & Procedures) for loading and offloading of crude.
Completes the station log, if 1st driver at the offload station.
Records notes electronically (from TMW) or calls Dispatch. Never writes on the electronically generated (from TMW) run tickets.
Completes end of shift on PeopleNet/TMW equipment and powers down PeopleNet/TMW equipment display.
Calls Dispatch for additional loads if there is time left in the day or loads that are not completed.
Calls ADM immediately for new leads and opportunities, to report a LACT station that is down, mechanical issues with PeopleNet or the truck/trailer, for better directions to lease(s), for tank, lease or legals issues (i.e. new leases, incorrect increments, non-strapped or non-labeled tanks, incorrect county, legals are not built-in).
Discards electronically generated DVIR and run tickets if there are no mechanical and no PeopleNet/TMW communication issues (i.e. communication at the end of the day).
Notifies Dispatch personnel if a LACT is down.
Notifies Dispatch personnel daily of missed loads or other issues (i.e. non-completion due to truck issues).
Provides highest level of customer service to all pumpers and owners.
Trains new hires as required.
Turns in driver logs, paper run tickets and any paper DVIRs (Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports) daily to District Administrative Assistant.
Turns in all run tickets to District Administrative Assistant daily.
Ensures that paperwork is neat and turned in on-time.
Follows / has a strict adherence to all safety P&P (Policies & Procedures).
Drives cautious and carefully, yet efficiently based on P&P (Policies & Procedures).
Consistently follows and understands laws and DOT regulations.
Truck / Equipment Maintenance:
Completes the DVIR (Driver Vehicle Inspection Report) accurately at start and end of shift, including proper use when there is a repair (a red or yellow tag) that needs to be completed and reports that information to the Mechanic.
Reviews the truck and trailer (equipment) constantly and consistently throughout the day for maintenance issues.
Ensures all equipment is taken care of appropriately.
Ensures that their truck is cleaned and well maintained.
Follows-up with Mechanic to ensure all appropriate mechanical issues for appropriate equipment (i.e. PeopleNet, truck, or trailer) have been resolved.
Inspects and maintains grease points on equipment.
Regular attendance at the worksite is required.
Position Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Working knowledge of Hazardous Materials Transport Industry.
Working Knowledge of DOT regulations and procedures.
Ability to effectively communicate, in English, both verbally and in writing.
Neat, clean, professional appearance and presentation required for customer relations.
Must possess excellent people skills.
Develop and maintain open, two-way communication with supervisor.
Strong problem solving skills and attention to detail.
Demonstrates a high level of initiative to improve efficiencies.
Builds a strong sense of team work with co-workers.
Displays a positive attitude and is courteous to others.
Assists in promoting the company to the public in a positive manner.
Takes pride in the work performed.
Accepts the initiative to take on additional work if necessary.
Shows integrity and consistency in all aspects of performing the job.
Attends and actively participates in all necessary meetings.
Ability to work overtime as necessary.
Ability to be a positive representative of the Company both internally and externally.
Ability to work with respect and cooperation at all times with fellow employees and customers.
Must be committed to working safely at all times and adhere to all HES (Health, Environmental, and Safety) policies.
Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Class A CDL driver, is preferred.
Requires a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with Tanker and Hazardous Materials endorsements.
Requires a valid DOT Medical card.
Up to 100% travel required. Requires the ability to travel to field locations where environment may vary significantly.
Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee must frequently position, transport and/or move up to 40 pounds.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to:
Stand; walk; move across large areas including uneven terrain, sometimes quickly;
Be stationary for long periods of time;
Work in confined or restrictive working spaces;
Ascend stairs or ladders, work atop tanks, traverse metal walkways at heights;
Balance with equipment and while moving large and/or heavy objects;
Use hands to finger, handle, or feel;
Reach with hands and arms above the head and to ground level;
Stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl or otherwise reach into confined spaces;
Push and pull material and equipment from one place to another;
Communicate with and exchange information verbally and in writing;
Operate a motorized vehicle during the work shift;
Move about in an office environment;
Work using repetitive motion.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Work requires physical efforts associated with using the computer and phones to access information.
Working Environment:
The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is:
Occasionally in an office environment.
Frequently exposed to work in high, precarious places.
Frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals.
Frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat.
Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, hand tools and small to medium-sized power tool use.
Frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock.
Frequently exposed to non-toxic propane fumes or airborne particles.
Frequently exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals including crude oil.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.
This position is required to be performed at the work site during regularly scheduled hours. Physical presence at the work site is required.
This job description is not intended to describe in detail the multitude of tasks that may be assigned, but rather to provide the incumbent with a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.
Successful completion of company pre-employment background check, drug screen, and other related testing upon job offer acceptance.
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