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Transport Driver Level IV - Transportation

Company: Ring Power
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Primary Job Role
Inspects truck and trailer before dispatch. Ensures all equipment meets operating and safety requirements.

 

Loads, hauls and unloads machines at customer's job sites or at Ring Power facilities.

 

Keeps up the appearance of the equipment and notifies Dispatcher of any problems.

 

Maintains current knowledge of all state and federal laws. Maintains compliance with Department of Transportation regulations.

 

Maintains an accurate log book.

 

Ensures all required documents are available for haul.

 

Checks for customer abuse of equipment. Notes damages to equipment and informs Dispatcher.

 

Maintains a good relationship with customers.

 

Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Essential Job Competencies
Safety: fully supports, encourages and follows safe work behavior, and considers safety of paramount importance in the workplace.

 

Job Specific Skills: Demonstrates the required depth and mastery of knowledge and skill associated with the job as identified in the Learning Management System (LMS) and other applicable sources. Demonstrates the effective application of the job specific knowledge, skills and ability required to resolve job related challenges in the workplace. Refer to job specific training requirements for the job identified in the LMS.

 

Communication: Uses active listening skills, conveying information with the appropriate medium that is clear and easily understood. Uses feedback to verify effective and accurate communication has occurred. Ensures that others having a need to know are kept informed about developments, progress, problems and plans through consistent, effective communication. Avoids surprises.

 

Interpersonal Skill: Anticipates, notices, and understands concerns of others, involving them in a process or decision to ensure their support. Develops and maintains positive relationships. Considerate and discreet in handling challenging, awkward or tense interpersonal situations, focusing on issues and interests instead of people or positions. Knows when to escalate critical issues when unsuccessful in gaining support.

 

Planning and Organizing: Creates realistic schedules and follows them. Evaluates progress against schedule and goal. Identifies the sequence of tasks and the resources needed to achieve a goal, and prioritizes key action steps. Anticipates the impacts / risks of actions. Seeks and uses others' input about critical actions, timelines, sequencing, scope, methodology, expected outcomes, and priorities. Adjusts plans based on input.

 

Takes Initiative: Takes appropriate action to resolve issues without requiring direction. Seeks out others involved in a situation to learn their perspectives. Makes difficult decisions in a timely manner. Is willing to make decisions in difficult or ambiguous situations, when time is critical. Assertive in a group when it is necessary to facilitate change, overcome an impasse, face issues, or ensure that decisions are made.

 

Customer Oriented: Demonstrates concern for satisfying external and/or internal customers. Responsive, quickly and effectively addresses customer concerns or problems. Assures customers he/she is willing to work with them to meet their needs. Presents a cheerful, positive manner with customers.

 

Adaptability: Adapts to changing business needs, conditions, and work responsibilities. Adapts approach, goals, and methods to achieve solutions and results in dynamic situations. Recovers quickly from setbacks, and finds alternative ways to reach goals or targets. Open to different and new ways of doing things; willing to modify one's preferred way of doing things.

 

Credibility: Demonstrated concern to be responsible, reliable, and trustworthy. Maintains commitments. Respects the confidentiality of information or concerns shared by others. Is honest and forthright with people. Takes personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work. Punctual, follows instructions, policies, and procedures.

 

Self-Aware: Conscious of one's own feelings, character and personality and the implications for how your behavior impacts others. Understands personal goals, strengths, weaknesses and motivating forces in one's life. Has an awareness of one's most important personal beliefs and values. Accepts personal weaknesses and works to improve these areas.


In 1962, Ring Power Corporation became a full-line Caterpillar dealer in North Florida, and later expanded its authorized territory to include Central Florida.

 

Today, Ring Power Corporate headquarters in St. Augustine oversees the operations of 18 branch locations throughout the state of Florida, including large regional facilities in Tampa and Orlando and crane and forklift sales and service facilities in Pompano and Miami. Ring Power also has eight facilities outside of Florida - Rhode Island, New Jersey, the Carolinas, Georgia, Texas and California - to serve the needs of other specialized industries and customers.

 

Ring Power Corporation has become one of the largest Caterpillar dealers in the Southeastern United States through dedication to the mission of customer service. In order to preserve the "Customers First" reputation that Ring Power was built on, we continually train our employees and work closely with our customers to assure complete satisfaction, especially after the sale.

 

Currently, more than 2,000 employees at 26 locations throughout Florida and the United States work hard to provide the highest quality construction equipment, backed by responsive, professional service and support at every level.


Education and Experience
Formal Education High School diploma or GED

Experience 3-4 years

 

Required / Credentials
Able to easily and effectively comprehend written material and communicate orally and in writing with employees and customers.

 

A minimum of 3 - 5 years of class 7 & 8 driving required.

 

Must possess a clean and valid Class A Driver's License.

 

Not Required but Highly Desired Criteria

3 - 5 years of equipment transport experience required.

 

Updating of Knowledge
Job requirements change requiring re-training to stay current every 1-2 years.

 

Responsibility for Change, Innovation, Overall Improvement, and/or Effectiveness
Problem Solving Job requires problem solving ability, established examples / guidance are not always available

 

Creativity Job requires some creativity to generate solutions or improve effectiveness within well-established boundaries.

 

Autonomy Job is not normally monitored, but overall objectives are clearly defined. Use of discretion in how the work is done, setting priorities and decision making is encouraged. More emphasis is placed on achieving the desired outcome, not on controlling the process.

 

Working Environment
Stress Load Occasional exposure to these stresses (less than 20% of the time).

 

Workload Fluctuation Job involves occasional changes in priorities, complexity and/or quantity of work.

 

Work Schedule Work is typically performed during regular business hours with occasional requirements to work nights, holidays and weekends.

 

Organizational Impact
A person's performance in this job has noticeable immediate impact on expense, efficiencies or achievement of overall department objectives.

 

Supervisory Responsibility
Job has no subordinates / no supervisory responsibility (may work independently or as a member of a team)

 

Physical Demands
"NA": Not Applicable

"O": Occasionally - (up to 3 hours/day)

"F": Frequently - (3-6 hours/day)

"C": Constantly - (6-8 hours/day)

 

F: Climbing
O: Balancing
O: Stooping
F: Kneeling
F: Crouching
O: Crawling
F: Reaching
C: Standing
F: Sitting
F: Walking
O: Feeling
F: Fingering
F: Grasping
F: Repetitive Motion
C: Talking
C: Hearing
 
 
F: Pushing - Up to 25 lbs.
F: Pulling - Up to 25 lbs.
F: Lifting - Up to 25 lbs.
O: Pushing - 26-50 lbs
O: Pulling - 26-50 lbs.
O: Lifting - 26-50 lbs.
O: Pushing - Over 50 lbs.
O: Pulling - Over 50 lbs.
O: Lifting - Over 50 lbs.


Environmental Conditions
"NA": Not Applicable

"O": Occasionally - (up to 3 hours/day)

"F": Frequently - (3-6 hours/day)

"C": Constantly - (6-8 hours/day)

 

O: Inside conditions: Protection from weather but not necessarily from temperature change.
C: Outside environmental conditions: No effective protection from weather.
O: Extreme cold: Temperatures below 32 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
F: Extreme heat: Temperatures above 100 degrees for periods of more than one hour.
F: Noise: sufficient noise to cause the worker to shout to be heard above the ambient noise level
F: Vibration: Exposure to oscillating movements of the extremities of whole body.
F: Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions (i.e. proximity to moving mechanical parts, electrical current, working in high places, exposure to heat and/or chemicals.
F: Atmospheric conditions: One or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system or the skin: Fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
F: Oils: There is air and/or skin exposure to oils and other cutting fluids.
O: Air particulates / contaminants: the worker is required to wear respirator.

 

RING POWER CORPORATION, INC. IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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