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CDL Driver

Company: Townsend
Location: Louisville
Posted on: November 22, 2020

Job Description:

Overview

*** for Townsend Tree Service (Utility) ***

Townsend Tree Service is an operating unit of The Townsend Corporation providing tree-trimming, clearance and integrated vegetation management services for power and communication lines, pipelines and roadways.

We possess extensive equipment capabilities and resources, with one of the largest fleets of All Terrain Aerial Buckets (ATAB), Right-of-Way (ROW) brush mowers, spray application equipment and other specialty tools.

With the use of modern IVM techniques and advanced herbicides that target invasive species, Townsend provides the best in habitat management. With our research partners, Townsend helps redefine right of way stewardship, producing benefits like improved motorist safety, better service crew access, lower maintenance costs, improved drainage and enhanced aesthetics.

Position Description

A CDL Driver is responsible for the operations of a low-boy, flatbed or other size of truck to deliver heavy equipment and materials to various job sites. This position is responsible for the safe transport of all equipment/materials, loading/unloading and securing equipment to trailers.

Responsibilities

Duties Include

Essential Functions:

Drives truck with low-boy trailer, hauling equipment to and from garage or storage to work sites

Positions chains, straps and binders to secure loads during transit

Loads and unloads equipment on low-boy trailers

Conducts routine equipment inspections and preventative maintenance on equipment

Maintains logs and records in compliance with DOT regulations

Maintains and checks truck, trailer and supplies to assure road worthiness

Performs minor emergency roadside repairs as needed

Works various shifts based on the needs of the job

Follows appropriate standard operating procedures as guidelines for operating and maintaining equipment

Secondary Duties:

Understands and follows directions regarding job needs

Follows all safety rules and regulations

Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What You’ll Bring to the Team

Must have a strong work ethic and commitment to quality

Valid Class A CDL and satisfactory driving record required

Demonstrate safe and proper use of assigned equipment

Must be able to meet all physical requirements of position

Pass all drug and/or alcohol screens as required by Company policy and, if applicable, required by DOT regulations

Be at least 18 years of age, or 21 if CDL is required

Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred:

Previous experience in construction or similar environment

Three (3) to five (5) years of experience as a truck driver for low-bed hauler

Why Townsend?

Townsend’s number one core value is Safety; we operate a strict Drug Free workplace. A condition of employment is passing a drug screening and routine background checks. Vehicle operators will be required to have and maintain safe driving records and licenses.

Our Goal is to assure that all employees work safely and return home safely to their families every day.

Competitive Benefits + Compensation

Townsend and its family of companies are committed to employees, their development and their well-being. Townsend offers full-time employees with a variety of voluntary benefit plans.

Competitive Compensation

Paid Time Off to balance Work and Family

Health Care

Vision Care

Dental Care

Short and Long Term Disability

401K Plan

Life Insurance

These benefits help employees and their families to maintain a high quality of life, both professionally and personally.

The Townsend Corporation and its family of companies are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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