Short Haul Driver

Req ID:  30184
Date:  May 19, 2024
Location: 

Nampa, ID, US, 83687

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  Irby Utility

 

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As one of the largest utility distribution organizations in America, we constantly strive to bring our best to our customers, suppliers, and fellow associates. Irby Utilities is uniquely positioned to provide dynamic solutions to essential utility services impacting our local and broader communities.

We are powered by our people. Across our nationwide reach and diversity, we adapt, dare, and learn as a team. Through our tremendous growth, we are continuing to develop opportunities and look for people to join us as we journey forward.

 

Job Summary

Short Haul Drivers drive truck or automobile over various routes to deliver products or materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form by performing the following duties.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Deliver to customer job sites or sites of business while adhering to all safety procedures.
  • Load and unload materials, make deliveries, and return undelivered material to the warehouse.
  • Verify quantities of goods received and obtain proper signatures for deliveries. 
  • Deliver merchandise to customers, other Irby branch locations and/or to final destination.
  • Project a positive company image when delivering directly to our customers.
  • Assist with the loading and unloading of deliveries.
  • Inspect truck for defects before and after trips and submits report indicating truck condition.  Be responsible for general care and maintenance of the vehicle assigned to driver.
  • Check items assembled to make certain the proper items are being delivered as per the sales ticket. 
  • Knowledge of electrical goods is important, and the truck driver is expected to acquire this knowledge for positive identification of delivered items.
  • Observe all safety rules and regulations, particularly the hazards encountered with driving a truck.  Maintains a good driving record and be properly licensed as a commercial driver.
  • Understand and abide by the Federal Highway Administration Rules and Regulations for Interstate drivers where applicable.  Maintains driver log according to D.O.T. regulations.
  • Keep accurate records and submits expense reports for reimbursement of expenditures as required.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the delivery area served.
  • Schedule all necessary deliveries and pick-ups of materials and packages for company using the most efficient and effective means.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of branch product lines.
  • Knowledge of shipping and receiving practices.
  • Knowledge of Company policies and procedures.
  • Skill in organizing and prioritizing personnel and work activities.
  • Ability to effectively communicate.
  • Basic computer skills to be able to navigate within Irby Inventory Operating Systems.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Why work for Irby?

Irby Utilities is a crucial link in the distribution chain, connecting manufacturers to their customers in electrical power, natural gas, and broadband services. Our team delivers end-to-end solutions through logistical and operational support, sales and account management, project services, data analysis, and more. We firmly attribute our success to our people in each of these fields, and we are constantly advancing our skills and abilities.

 

Our Competitive Benefits?

401K Plan, Competitive Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation and Personal, Paid Sick, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts, Long-term and Short-term Disability, and Life Insurance.

 

About Irby

Irby Utilities is one of the three largest electrical utility distribution companies in the United States, with over $1.5 Billion in annual sales and 700 employees across more than 45 branches in 27 states.  We have experienced incredible growth over the past five years, presenting many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout the country in various locations such as:  Dallas/Ft. Worth, Orlando, Atlanta, Nashville, Denver, Salt Lake City, Portland and Minneapolis.

Irby was a pioneer in the early days of the electrical business, founded in 1926, and continues to be an industry leader in philanthropic involvement and community activity.   Irby is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email recruiting@sonepar-us.com.

 

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