Date: Nov 22, 2023

Location: Santa Rosa, CA, US, 95401

Company: Sonepar



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At Independent Electric a Sonepar Company, successful Associates drive and promote our mindset of Adapt, Dare and Learn. We are focused on building customer centric strategies, inspiring, empowering and developing our associates who adapt to change and drive and deliver results.




Drivers are responsible for delivering products or materials to customer locations and/or job sites. Vehicles driven include stakebeds, curtainside trucks, flatbed trucks and delivery vans; in addition to piggyback forklifts that are used to offload materials. Drivers may work in the warehouse to pick and prepare orders for delivery.





  • Deliver orders to customer job sites or other requested locations while adhering to all safety procedures.
  • Load and unload materials and return undelivered material to the warehouse.
  • Notify QA Team and/or Supervisor of materials returned to warehouse.
  • Label items returned to warehouse, noting of disposition i.e re-deliver, cancelled order, wrong material, etc.
  • Check quantities of goods received and obtain proper signatures for deliveries.
  • Transfer materials between Independent Electric warehouse locations.
  • Project a positive company image when delivering directly to our customers.
  • Coordinate the scheduling of deliveries.
  • Care and maintain vehicles through routine inspections. Submit truck condition reports to leadership.
  • Audit assembled items to confirm the accuracy of each delivery using the sales ticket.
  • Observe all safety rules and regulations, particularly the hazards encountered with driving a truck.
  • Understand and abide by the Federal Highway Administration Rules and Regulations for drivers where applicable. Maintain driver log according to D.O.T. regulations.
  • Keep accurate records and submit expense reports for reimbursement of expenditures as required.
  • Complete a Pre-Trip and Post Trip DVIR log.
  • Schedule all necessary deliveries and pick-ups of materials and packages for the company using the most efficient and effective means.
  • Assist the warehouse team with projects such as warehouse housekeeping duties, withdrawing merchandise to fill orders, preparing orders, organizing merchandise and stock.
  • Other responsibilities may be assigned.



This position does not have supervisory responsibilities.





High School diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D)





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



  • Knowledge of electrical goods is important, and the truck driver is expected to acquire this knowledge for the positive identification of delivered items.
  • Maintain a good driving record and be properly licensed.
  • A solid understanding of the local delivery route.
  • 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.
  • Must be a team player and abide by IES’s strong core values and beliefs.



  • Valid driver’s license (class A, B, or C) with a clean motor vehicle record.
  • Ability to pass the DOT physical (for applicable driving positions)





  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand (up to 100% of the shift).
  • Required to routinely lift and handle materials up to one hundred (100) pounds, unassisted.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 
  • Climb ladders, squat, and bend.







Typical environments include warehouses, job sites, offices, light industrial, commercial, utility, and manufacturing. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Working outdoors will be required where the associate will be exposed to elements and non-conditioned warehouse spaces.




  • This position is Non-Exempt and is eligible for overtime.                
  • Pay Range is $18.61 - $24.80 Hourly Rate, equating to $38,700.00 - $51,567.00 annually if working full-time.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Why work for Independent Electric?

At Independent Electric we embrace what makes us unique. We thrive on the diversity of our associates and the different ways each of us contributes to our success.  What keeps us at the forefront of progress? Our people. No matter where they work or who they are, we trust in their individual skills and qualities and give them everything they need to reach their full potential.


Our Competitive Benefits? 

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


About Independent Electric

Independent Electric opened in 1976 with ten employees to serve electrical contractors working in the high-tech aerospace industry. Today, Independent Electric operates 16 electrical supply branches in the Northern California area, San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley, Central Coast and 7 locations throughout Arizona.  Independent Electric focuses on traditional electrical supply with dedicated specialists in lighting, switchgear, wire management, tool & safety, renewable energy and enhance logistics solutions to meet specific customer needs.  Employing more than 550 people and managing over 1 million square feet of warehouse space, Independent Electric is one of the strongest electrical distributors in the markets we serve.

In August 2011, Independent Electric was acquired by Sonepar USA 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. 
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Nearest Major Market: Santa Rosa
Nearest Secondary Market: Petaluma