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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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Accounts Payable Clerk – Brookneal, HQ

Foster Fuels, Inc. a fuel distribution company, is looking for a self-driven Accounts Payable Clerk, in our Brookneal headquarters. We are looking for a skilled accounts payable clerk to assist in the processing of all invoices received for payment in an accurate, efficient and timely manner and keeping records and reports as directed by the Financial Services Department and Accounts Payable supervisor.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Calculate, post business transactions, process invoices, verify financial data for use in maintaining accounts payable records, and provide other clerical support necessary to pay the obligations of the organization
  • Assemble invoices to be completed for payment
  • Review invoices and requisitions for satisfactory payment approval; answers vendor inquiries.
  • Clarify any questionable invoice items, prices or receiving signatures Verify discrepancies and resolve clients’ billing issues
  • Maintain copies of vouchers, invoices or correspondence necessary for files
  • Reconciles employee expense reports for payment and researches and reports any discrepancies found
  • Assists in monthly closings
  • Prepares analysis of accounts, as required
  • Performs filing and coping
  • Prepare vouchers listing invoice number, date, vendor address, item description, amounts and coding per accounting policies and procedures

Required Skills:

  • Requires a High School diploma or equivalent
  • 0-2 Years of experience in the field or a related field
  • Familiarity with accounting programs and software and accounting concepts
  • Basic understanding of principles of finance, bookkeeping or accounting
  • Must be detailed and well organized
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality on information and work specific details
  • Efficient problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and complete assignments on time
  • Accurate and reliable data entry skills
  • Knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to work alone as well as in a team environment

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous accounts payable experience in a corporate environment
  • Associates degree in accounting

Competencies:

Physical Requirements: Light lifting, sitting, standing, bending, squatting, computing

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Safety Director – Brookneal, HQ

The Safety Director oversees all DOT, and health & safety compliance for Federal and State trucking and risk management for Foster Fuels fleet assets. The position is also responsible for the company’s DOT alcohol and drug free workplace for all covered transport drivers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all CDL drivers are in compliance and up to date for CDL licenses, HM endorsements, and medical certifications.
  • Maintain and keep up-to-date the HM Security Plan for all locations.
  • Ensures all fleets are in compliance with DOT regulations including HOS, maintenance, safety, hazardous materials, and placarding
  • Manage the DOT profile on a weekly basis ensuring accuracy and in satisfactory or better standing. Dispute all errors and incorrect violations.
  • Facilitate and record HM and motor carrier safety training.
  • Conduct daily safety, DOT and HM briefings with drivers.
  • Maintain DOT driver files on all CDL drivers
  • Serve as primary contact spokesperson between NTA, FMCSA, and DOT officials.
  • Manage the CDL drug and alcohol program, schedule random drug and alcohol tests. Provide DER (Designated Employer Representatives) training as necessary. Develop and maintain relationships with all testing locations and track facilities and technician certifications to ensure DOT compliance.
  • Manage and maintain Foster Fuels’ MCA-150 report for interstate operations affecting IRP registration.
  • Manage Foster Fuels’ MCS-90 federal report for insurance requirements including federal posting compliance.
  • Conduct investigations on all commercial vehicle crashes for infraction of company policy, maintain records, report all accidents to insurance carriers, maintain DOT federal accident register.
  • Manage processes for driver background checks, pre-employment medical screening and DOT physicals, previous employer release of information, etc. in coordination and conjunction with HR and operations personnel
  • Work with operations personnel to implement and manage a proactive, behavior-based approach to health and safety, with a strong emphasis on personal responsibility, incident prevention, and a management systems approach to compliance.

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ direct experience directing DOT, health and safety trucking regulatory compliance and risk management programs.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of federal and state DOT, health and safety trucking regulations, especially the DOT’s federal motor carrier safety regulations, hazardous materials regulations, drug and alcohol regulations.
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills, with the ability to direct and achieve priorities, goals, and strategies with limited supervision.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills and the ability to appropriately target communication for operations and management to interactions and meetings with a variety of federal and state stakeholders.
  • Proficient knowledge of computers and typical production software.
  • Strong attention to detail, and taking action to meet compliance regulations.
  • Ability to demonstrate flexibility and adaptability to balance compliance regulations with business priorities.

Preferred Skills:

  • B.S. in Engineering, Environmental, Health and Safety, or related science discipline is preferred; equivalent experience will also be considered
  • Experience in the petroleum industry is preferred.

Competencies:

  • Action Oriented
  • Approachability
  • Command Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Decision Quality
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Listening
  • Managerial Courage
  • Negotiating
  • Peer Relationships
  • Planning
  • Problem Solving

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Contract Billing Clerk – Brookneal, HQ

Foster Fuels hires and retains skilled employees who are committed, courteous, knowledgeable, and hard working. Customer service, safety, dependability, and punctuality are top priorities for Foster Fuels employees. The Contract Billing Clerk will work in the Logistics Division assisting customers, clients, and vendors by processing invoices for payment and preparing customer invoices with impeccable detail and care. Experience and knowledge of Accounting principles and software systems is a must.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily bills and invoices and complete the invoicing process for submission to customers.
  • Receive payments from customers and match to vendor bills/invoices.
  • Provide customer and carrier support as needed, including any billing problems or payment problems and maintain excellent customer and client relationships.
  • Maintain records for reporting purposes on all transactions.
  • Prepare the general ledger entries on internal and external financial systems.
  • Assist operations team in resolving issues or customer service problems.
  • Ensure the timely reporting of all daily, weekly, and monthly financial problems.
  • Support overall department goals and objectives and perform all other administrative duties as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Requires proficient Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and knowledge of databases and related functions.
  • Working knowledge and understanding of accounting software.
  • 1-3 years experience with Accounts Payable/Accounts Receivable.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Requires excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and meet stated deadlines.

Preferred Skills:

  • Associate degree or higher education level
  • Fuel industry experience in a high volume high pressure environment.

Competencies:

Action Oriented, Composure, Customer Focus, Timely Decision Making, Functional Technical Skills, Integrity and Trust.

Physical Requirements:

Light lifting, sitting, standing, bending, squatting, computing
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Propane Sales and CSR Associate – Charlottesville Area

Foster Fuels, Inc. a fuel distribution company, is looking for a self-driven inside Sales Associate, for our Charlottesville Sales Center. The focus of this opportunity is selling Foster Fuels products and services and assisting customers with their product needs. The Sales Associate provides an exemplary customer experience by asking the customer questions to determine their needs and engaging the customer with their product knowledge and suggestive selling items for the customer’s immediate needs and recommending additional items and/or services that will satisfy the customers’ future needs. The successful candidate will be able to elevate company standards, achieve sales goals and meet customer expectations

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acknowledge and greet each customer that comes into the store in a warm and welcoming manner.
  • Engage the customer through conversation to determine the customer’s needs.
  • Assess the customer’s needs and provides assistance and information on product features.
  • Provide product knowledge to customers through the features, values and benefits of each product.
  • Remain knowledgeable on products offered and discuss available options.
  • Suggestively sell additional items and services that the customer may not have anticipated they will need.
  • Actively participate in all programs and procedures that drive sales.
  • Ensure that all customers receive excellent service through direct salesmanship and prompt and courteous service.
  • Utilize effective phone Etiquette-Answer and return calls in a timely manner.
  • Ensure the store is neat, clean and organized throughout each business day.
  • Receive and display product shipments in store within twenty-four hours of delivery.
  • Know where products are located within the store.
  • Be aware of current promotional items and the correct pricing.
  • Assist in scheduling installation service at customer locations as needed.
  • ContactCustomer/Contractor to schedule service.
  • Follow Up before, during and after a service installation with the Customer/Contractor.
  • Provide good after sales service.

Required Skills:

  • Associates Degree in Business or Marketing.
  • Demonstrated phone etiquette — Answering and returning calls in a timely manner.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft office suite. (Outlook, Excel, Word).
  • 1 – 2 years of proven work experience as a Sales Associate.
  • Excellent team relationship skills.
  • Basic understanding of sales principles and customer services practices.
  • Customer service focus.

Preferred Skills:

  • Working knowledge of customer and market dynamics.
  • Track record of over-achieving sales quota.

Competencies:

  • Action Oriented
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Highly Adaptable
  • Problem Solving
  • Self-development
  • Technical Learning
  • Time Management
  • Creativity
  • Personal Learning
  • Excellent Communication skills

Other Comments:

  • Candidates will be expected to participate in community events to promote the Foster Fuels brand.

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Service Staff


Class A CDL Transport Driver – Brookneal, HQ

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
  • 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
  • Abides by all company, DOT, State and Federal transportation safety
  • 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
  • Performs basic preventive maintenance to ensure fluid levels and tire pressure are
  • 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
  • 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
  • Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after an incident occurs to the Supervisor and the Safety
  • 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

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
  • Position travels outside of the local area when responding to an emergency
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and
  • Ability to complete simple calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, whole numbers, fractions and
  • Ability to graph hours of service driving

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.

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
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Bending, stooping/squatting and moving items

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Propane Driver/Service Tech – Danville Area

Foster Fuels serves our nation in the delivery of fuels. This is a split position between a Propane Delivery Driver and Propane Service Technician. The Propane Deliver Driver is a seasoned Class B driver with hazmat and tanker endorsements whose job is to deliver propane fuel to customer destinations and provide exceptional customer service. 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. The Propane Service Technician is responsible for delivering, setting and installing propane appliances and heating systems, tanks, lines, conducting system test and purge cylinders and tanks consistent with company standards. Extended and on-call hours are required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives truck locally to load, deliver and unload propane fuel products as required. Applies knowledge of commercial driving and skill in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations,
  • Abides by all company, DOT, State and Federal transportation safety regulations and maintains required
  • Ensures that all shipping documentation (bills of laden, weight tickets, etc.) required to move with shipments are available for inspection, that appropriate paperwork is provided when delivered, and delivery tickets are turned into dispatch
  • 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 related to pick up or deliver of fuel or service
  • Assist the Lead Propane Technician or independently install propane tanks (above ground and underground) and appliances at customer
  • Provide maintenance on existing propane systems and appliances; to include periodic scheduled maintenance, repairs, gas leak checks, pressure checks and appliance
  • Install propane regulators, run propane lines from the storage tanks to the facility, and connect to
  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules including overtime in peak heating

Required Skills:

  • Previous mechanical, utility or HVAC field experience
  • Punctual and flexible work schedule
  • Previous customer service skills in a service capacity
  • Must have a valid Class B driver’s license with one year of previous commercial driving
  • Must hold a valid DOT Medical Card and keep current for the duration of employment
  • Must have a clean driving record (0-points) and maintain a clean driving record for the duration of
  • Required to participate in continuing education for applicable NPGA/CETP certifications and state and federal licensing
  • Ability to write routine reports and
  • May be required to complete simple calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, whole numbers, fractions and
  • Ability to graph hours of service driving logs (manual/electronic) .
  • Previous experience in a dynamic flexible work schedule during peak business

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous fuel industry experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of pipe capacity and gas regulators

Competencies:

Action Oriented, Customer Focused, Informing Others, Works Independently, Integrity, Trust and Communications, Dealing with ambiguity, approachability, Conflict Management, Decision quality, Effective written and verbal 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
  • Using hand tools (shovel, hoe, rake, hammer, screw drivers, drills, etc.) pushing, pulling, squatting, crawling, digging, shoveling.

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Class B Propane Delivery Truck Driver – Charlottesville Area

Foster Fuels serves our nation in the delivery of fuels. The Propane Deliver Driver is a seasoned Class B driver with hazmat and tanker endorsements whose job is to deliver propane 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 propane fuel products as
  • 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
  • Abides by all company, DOT, State and Federal transportation safety
  • 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. and performs basic preventive maintenance to ensure fluid levels and tire pressure are
  • 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
  • Ensures that all shipping documentation (bills of laden, weight tickets, etc.) required to move with shipments are available for inspection, that appropriate paperwork is provided when delivered, and delivery tickets are turned into dispatch
  • 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
  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules including overtime in peak heating
  • Must have Demonstrated exceptional customer service in a previous work

Required Skills:

  • Requires Class “B” Driver’s License with X endorsement (tanker, hazmat endorsements), current DOT physical examination card and clean DMV record to be maintained during the duration of
  • One year of previous Class A or Class B driving
  • 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
  • May be required to complete simple calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, whole numbers, fractions and
  • Ability to graph hours of service driving logs (manual/electronic) .
  • Previous experience in a dynamic flexible work schedule during peak business

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
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

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Service Technician – Charlottesville Area

The primary role of the Propane Service Technician is to be responsible for the following activities; deliver, set and install propane tanks, inside and outside lines, conduct system test and purge cylinders and tanks consistent with company standards and maintaining related documentation. Propane service technician will also be responsible for installation and service of propane appliances and heating systems. Extended and on-call hours are required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Represent the values of the company to customers, prospective customers and the public in a professional and respectful
  • Assist the Lead Propane Technician or independently install propane tanks (above ground and underground) and appliances at customer
  • Provide maintenance on existing propane systems and appliances; to include periodic scheduled maintenance, repairs, gas leak checks, pressure checks and appliance
  • Convey the results of service calls and the proper operation of the appliance to the customer in a professional
  • Install propane regulators, run propane lines from the storage tanks to the facility, and connect to
  • Operate machinery such as mini-excavators, trenchers and crane trucks
  • Conduct truck inspections and ensure required inventory and tools are available to conduct the
  • Manage details of the service call to ensure that jobs are complete and signed off as completed and
  • Advocate for all aspects of safety for the service department including appropriate personal protective equipment, proper lifting of heavy parts and equipment, hazardous materials handling and general safety awareness
  • Perform any other tasks and duties as assigned, which may or may not relate to the normal scope of this position

Required Skills:

  • Previous mechanical, utility or HVAC field experience
  • Punctual and flexible work schedule
  • Previous customer service skills in a service capacity
  • Must have a valid Class B driver’s license
  • Must hold a valid DOT Medical Card and keep current for the duration of employment
  • Must have a clean driving record (0-points) and maintain a clean driving record for the duration of
  • Required to participate in continuing education for applicable NPGA/CETP certifications and state and federal licensing
  • Must abide by a Drug Free Workplace and Smoking

Preferred Skills:

  • Currently holding or expected to achieve a CDL Class B with endorsements within 6
  • Knowledge and understanding of pipe capacity and gas regulators

Competencies:

Action oriented, dealing with ambiguity, approachability, composure, conflict management, customer focus, decision quality, informing and effective written and verbal communications

Other Comments:

Physical Requirements include but no limited to; lifting up to 50 pounds, using hand tools (shovel, hoe, rake, hammer, screw drivers, drills, etc.) pushing, pulling, squatting, crawling, digging, shoveling.

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Class B Oil/Fuel Delivery Truck Driver – Charlottesville Area

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 – Brookneal, HQ

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 – Brookneal, HQ

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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