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Verdigris Valley Sod Farms

Water Truck Operator

Verdigris Valley Sod Farms is seeking an experienced Water Truck Driver to water sod.

A Water Truck Driver will be responsible for driving a manual diesel-powered truck to transport and apply water on job sites in a safe and timely manner. Drivers are also often expected to help with loading and unloading of materials, keep logs of their deliveries, and make sure their vehicles are maintained in good working order. (Applicants with Automatic Restrictions on their licenses need not apply)

Responsibilities:

  • Drives truck to destination(s) and waters sod to ensure life and growth of the product
  • Positions blocks, ropes, straps, cables, water meter and/or water pump
  • Climbs on and off truck body during loading and unloading
  • Carries water pump to and from water diversion point upon arrival and departure
  • Maintains water truck log / production on a daily basis
  • Inspects water truck equipment and supplies such as tires, lights, brakes, fuel, oil, water meters
  • Completes pre-trip and post-trip truck inspections
  • Follow specific directions to rural locations
  • Communicate with municipal departments and land/pond owners from time to time on water arrangements
  • Perform a variety of duties which may change often
  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety standards
  • Work within standards of accuracy
  • Repeat tasks of short duration according to set procedures and evaluate information using measurable standards
  • All other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Tanker Endorsement
  • Stand, sit, or walk for a long periods
  • Use arms and hands to reach for, handle, and manipulate objects
  • Stoop, kneel, climb and crouch
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to tolerate working in the elements / heat
  • See and hear well (either naturally or with correction)
  • Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
  • Must meet all Federal DOT Requirements

Experience Minimum Requirements

  • Two years of related experience
  • Experience driving 3,000 and 4,000 gallon water trucks
  • Must possess valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or demonstrated equivalent
  • Knowledge and experienced with local, state and federal regulations associated with truck driving

Additional Information

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment Substance Abuse and Criminal Background screening

This is a safety-sensitive position.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $32,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Discount
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 Hour Shift
  • 12 Hour Shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Experience:

  • Water Truck Driving: 2 years (Required)
  • Commercial Driving: 2 years (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

License:

  • Class A Commercial Driver (Required)

Work Location:

  • Multiple locations

Trucking freight handling:

  • Secure freight by hand

Type of Freight:

  • Bulk/Tanker

Trucking route:

  • Regional

Home Time policy:

  • Daily

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Company's website:

  • VerdigrisValleySodFarms.com

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply
  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:

  • No

Please mention that you come from ManageForThem when applying for this job.

Posted 3 months ago

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