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 CDL Emergency Response Drivers

Summary

Be an active part of fueling disaster recovery and relief efforts by joining Foster Fuels’ Mission Critical Division as a Emergency Response Driver. When disaster strikes, qualified drivers take to the wheel and deliver necessary fuel to industries across the continental US keeping America running and fueling government relief efforts. To be a part of this unique team, drivers must meet all requirements and be willing to drive under hazardous conditions.

The position offers excellent pay and covered expenses.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or abilities needed to do the job.
  • Drives truck and tanker to pick up and deliver fuel products as required.
  • Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skill in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, or in tight loading/unloading areas.
  • Abides by all company, DOT, State and Federal transportation safety regulations.
  • Conducts pre-trip and post trip inspections of equipment for defects and safe operation conditions before and after trips, when stopped during the work day and submits a daily vehicle inspection report on the condition at the end of each day.
  • Performs basic preventive maintenance to ensure fluid levels and tire pressure are maintained.
  • Maintains records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations and including driver’s logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records and other records required by Foster Fuels or state and federal regulations.
  • Ensures that all shipping documentation (bills of laden, weight tickets, etc.) required to move with shipments are available for inspection, that appropriate paperwork accompanies shipments when delivered, and that signed bills of laden for proof of delivery are turned into dispatch daily.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after an incident occurs to the Supervisor.
  • Promptly reports any delays due to breakdown, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies. Also report if there is more than a one-hour delay in getting unloaded or loaded, or in the event of irregularities relating to pick up or deliver of fuel.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • Requires Class “A” or Class “B” Driver’s License with H & N (X) endorsements, current DOT physical examination card and clean DMV record maintained for the duration of employment.
  • Position travels outside of the local area for the duration of need when responding to an emergency event.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
  • Ability to completed simple calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to graph hours of service driving logs.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting and driving for extended periods of time up to 8 hours with a break or a total of 11 hours in any one day.
  • Lifting up to 50lb
  • Bending, stooping/squatting and moving items

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Foster Fuels, Inc., is a diversified, stable, and growing company that has been in the petroleum business since 1921. We are committed to hiring and retaining skilled employees that are courteous, knowledgeable, and hard-working. Foster Fuels values quality, customer service, safety, and dependability. We encourage those who fit the described criteria to apply. Please fill out an application and email it to hr@fosterfuels.com or fax it to 434-376-5969. We will keep it on file.

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Class B Oil/Fuel Delivery Truck Driver

Foster Fuels serves our nation in the delivery of fuels. The Straight Truck Driver is a seasoned driver Class B driver with hazmat and tanker endorsements whose job is to deliver fuel to customer destinations and provide exceptional customer service.  Foster Fuel Drivers are responsible and required to ensure their equipment is properly maintained and all records and reports required for DOT and Corporate compliance are met.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives truck locally to load, deliver and unload fuel products as required.
  • Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skill in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, or in tight loading/unloading areas.
  • Abides by all company, DOT, State and Federal transportation safety regulations.
  • Conducts pre-trip and post trip inspections of equipment for defects and safe operating conditions before and after trips, submits a daily vehicle inspection report on the condition at the end of each day.
  • Performs basic preventive maintenance to ensure fluid levels and tire pressure are maintained.
  • Maintains records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations and including driver’s logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records and other records required by Foster Fuels or state and federal regulations.
  • Ensures that all shipping documentation (bills of laden, weight tickets, etc.) required to move with shipments are available for inspection, that appropriate paperwork accompanies shipments when delivered, and that signed proof of delivery tickets are turned into dispatch daily.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after an incident occurs to the Supervisor.
  • Promptly reports any delays due to breakdown, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies. Also report if there is more than a one-hour delay in getting unloaded or loaded, or in the event of irregularities relating to pick up or deliver of fuel.
  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules including overtime in peak heating season.
  • Must have demonstrated exceptional customer service in a previous work history.

Required Skills:

  • Requires Class B Driver’s License with X endorsements (tanker, hazmat endorsements), current DOT physical examination card and clean DMV record to be maintained during the duration of employment.
  • One year of previous Class A or Class B driving experience.
  • Familiar with the local Charlottesville and Surrounding counties (Nelson, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Green and Madison.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
  • Ability to complete simple calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to graph hours of service driving logs (manual/electronic).
  • Previous experience in a dynamic flexible work schedule during peak business cycles.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous fuel industry experience.

Competencies:

Action Oriented, Customer Focused, Informing Others, Works Independently, Integrity, Trust and Communications.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sitting and driving for extended periods of time up to 8 hours with a break or a total of 11 hours in any one day.
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds.

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Class A CDL Transport Driver

Foster Fuels serves our nation in the delivery of fuels. The Transport Driver is a seasoned driver whose job is to deliver fuel to customer destinations and provide exceptional customer service. Foster Fuel Drivers are responsible and required to ensure their equipment is properly maintained and all records and reports required for DOT and Corporate compliance are met. Knowledge and experience using electronic logs and billing software is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives truck and tanker to pick up and deliver fuel products as required.
  • Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skill in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, or in tight loading/unloading areas.
  • Abides by all company, DOT, State and Federal transportation safety regulations.
  • Conducts pre-trip and post trip inspections of equipment for defects and safe operation conditions before and after trips, when stopped during the work day and submits a daily vehicle inspection report on the condition at the end of each day.
  • Performs basic preventive maintenance to ensure fluid levels and tire pressure are maintained.
  • Maintains records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations and including driver’s logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records and other records required by Foster Fuels or state and federal regulations.
  • Ensures that all shipping documentation (bills of laden, weight tickets, etc.) required to move with shipments are available for inspection, that appropriate paperwork accompanies shipments when delivered, and that signed bills of laden for proof of delivery are turned into dispatch daily.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after an incident occurs to the Supervisor and the Safety Director
  • Promptly reports any delays due to breakdown, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies. Also report if there is more than a one-hour delay in getting unloaded or loaded, or in the event of irregularities relating to pick up or deliver of fuel.

Required Skills:

  • Requires one-year minimum experience as a fuel transport driver.
  • Requires Class “A” Driver’s License with H & N (Hazmat and Tanker) endorsements.
  • Holds a current DOT physical examination card.
  • Must have a clean and clear DMV record (0 points) and maintained during the duration of employment.
  • Position travels outside of the local area when responding to an emergency event.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
  • Ability to complete simple calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to graph hours of service driving logs.

Preferred Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience using electronic logs and billing software is a plus.

Competencies:

Action Oriented, Customer Focused, Informing Others, Works Independently, Integrity, Trust and Communications.

Other Comments:

  • Sitting and driving for extended periods of time up to 8 hours with a break or a total of 11 hours in any one day.
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds.
  • Bending, stooping/squatting and moving items.

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Diesel Technician Mechanic

Foster Fuels is currently looking for an experienced Diesel Mechanic to keep up our level of commitment to safety and customer service. In this role, the successful candidate will perform truck repair and maintenance work in accordance with factory and industry standards, run diagnostics on vehicles and work closely with other team members to meet company goals. This is a great opportunity for a knowledgeable, hardworking Diesel Mechanic to apply his or her skills in a company that offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic test; identifying work and damaged parts.
  • Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion, completing winterization procedures, changing oil, checking batteries and lubricating parts and equipment.
  • Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts or systems such as power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emissions, brake, steering, hydraulics, completes machine shop operations, making adjustments and alignments including break loads, gear tooth contact, value mechanisms governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches and tractor units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives, adjusting controls and systems.
  • Maintains vehicle records by recording services and repairs on vehicle log books.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following safety and operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Diesel Mechanic
  • Strong electrical diagnosing and repairs
  • Must possess or obtain (within 30 days) a valid CDL license
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Excellent reading and writing skills
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug test

Preferred Skills:

  • Current ASE Diesel Certification an asset
  • Knowledge and experience reading oscilloscopes.
  • Use of laptop or handheld processors/computerized diagnostic equipment

Competencies:

Action-oriented, dealing with ambiguity, approachability, composure, conflict management, customer focus, decision quality, timely decision making, functional/technical skills, integrity and trust, listening, patience, problem solving, self-knowledge, perseverance, peer relations, technical learning.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, long term standing, squatting, crawling. Good hand-to-eye coordination
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Benefits Package for Full-Time Employees:

  • Paid Vacation & Paid Sick
  • Safe, Modern Equipment
  • Paid Holidays
  • Health Insurance – Piedmont
  • 401K Plan – Fidelity
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Supplemental: Disability, Dental, Cancer, etc.
  • Furnished Uniforms
  • Annual Performance-based Bonus
  • Annual Performance-based Pay Increases
  • Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer
  • Drug Free / Smoke Free Workplace

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