CDL-A Driver / Material Handler

Req ID:  31452
Date:  Jul 16, 2024
Location: 

Oklahoma City, OK, US, 73179

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.

 

Job Summary

This position will be responsible for driving a gasoline or diesel-powered tractor trailer combination to transport and deliver products or materials in liquid, loose, or packaged form by performing the following duties.         

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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 scheduling, 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. 
  • Exhibit knowledge of electrical goods for positive identification of delivered items.
  • Observe all safety rules and regulations, particularly the hazards encountered with driving a truck.
  • Maintain a good driving record and be properly licensed as a commercial driver.
  • Understand and abides 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 submit expense reports for reimbursement of expenditures as required.
  • Obtain a good working knowledge of the delivery area served.
  • Practice proper safety measures to protect company property and personnel.
  • Monitor maintenance schedules for delivery trucks.
  • Load, unload, and move materials within or near work site.
  • Move materials from storage or work sites to designated area per Sales Ticket.
  • Package merchandise for shipment by common carrier.
  • Attach identifying tag or labels to materials or marks information on cases, bales, or other containers.
  • Fabricate and install racks and shelving as required.
  • Operate material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks or dollies to move stock or reorganize storage.
  • Keep records of storeroom inventory.
  • Participate in ordering or purchasing standard stock items, such as recommending additions or deletions to standard stock items or ordering replenishments within established procedures.
  • Serve as back-up driver and deliver items if needed. 
  • Be courteous in all contact with company customers.
  • Assist in keeping all work areas clean.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Class A CDL License.
  • 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.
  • Frequently required to stand. 
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Commercial Driver’s License required.

 

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 Utilities

We are powered by our people. Across our nationwide reach and diversity, we adapt, dare, and learn as one team while maintaining an open mindset to optimize our performance. This team approach has helped Irby customers to succeed since our inception, and our investment in our people continues to translate into broader achievement – including a vast array of professional development and growth opportunities.

 

Irby Utilities is one of the nation’s largest utility distribution companies with over $2 Billion in annual sales and 900 associates across more than 45 branches. Our ability and readiness to innovate and collaborate across our industry has fueled our success, and our approach continues to be one of true partnership with our customers, vendors, and one another.

 

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.  Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution and consists of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors.

 

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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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Nearest Major Market: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma