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Boom Operator & CDL Driver

Company: GMS
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 250 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit www.gms.com or any one of our subsidiary company websites.

Summary of Position:

The primary function of a delivery driver is to safely and efficiently operate a commercial motor vehicle in compliance with company policies along with Federal and State regulations and delivers all freight undamaged. Work as a team player to deliver, load/unload materials while providing a world-class customer service experience.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspect truck/trailer for defects for safe operation
  • Safely load building materials onto flatbed or boom truck and unload products at commercial and residential job sites
  • Deliver materials to assigned area as directed by the customer while prioritizing personal safety and the safety of those around you
  • Maintain records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations
  • Must report all accidents involving driver or company equipment
  • Stamina to lift heavy building materials up to 100+ lbs. for load/unload
  • Excellent customer service skills and professional attitude

Other Competencies:

  • Ability to self-manage, show initiative and be proactive
  • Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing to coworkers and customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must have a valid commercial driver's license (CDL)
  • Minimum Class B License, Class A strongly preferred
  • Must have a clear three (3) year Motor Vehicle Report (MVR)
  • Must have overall knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position while driving commercial vehicle 40%
  • Constantly, moving from unloading materials from a commercial motor vehicle onto a job site
  • Constantly, operates a commercial motor vehicle and/or boom vehicle
  • Constantly, positions self to unload materials from flatbed or boom
  • Must be able to judge distance while delivering materials and/or operating boom
  • Frequently moves materials weighing up to 80lbs while unloading flatbed
  • Must be able to communicate with management and coworkers and be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
  • Constantly working in outside environment while making deliveries

Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to prioritize job sites and deadlines
  • Must be able to manage stress depending on customer's deadline
  • Must be able to multitask
  • Must be able to receive information and directions
  • Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur
  • Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement

Company Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid holidays & vacation days

This job description is subject to change at any time.

Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing.

Equal Opportunity Employer

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Keywords: GMS, Gainesville , Boom Operator & CDL Driver, Other , Gainesville, Florida

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