Careers

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.

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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 Office Staff

 


Branch Manager – Danville Area

Foster Fuels, Inc. a fuel distribution company, is looking for Sales Leader for our Danville Sales and Service Center. The focus of this opportunity will be to work closely with the Vice President of Propane Operations in establishing the sales strategy for the location The Branch Manager, will establish sales plans and goals for the Sales Center team, projecting annual sales volume and profit on existing and new products.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assesses local market conditions, identifies current and prospective sales opportunities and develops forecasts, financial objectives and business plans for the sales
  • Full financial management including budget, P&L, and sales center
  • Sales management of inside sales efforts, price matrixing, identifies sales promotions opportunities and coordinates with preferred vendors. Assigns and schedules work of Propane Delivery Drives and Installer Service Technicians.
  • Hires, trains, directs, and manages all sales center personnel involved with internal sales and customer service
  • Accounts Receivable management including credit management, collections, and cash
  • Oversight of the Sales Center Operations including supporting corporate operations procedures, working with Operations managers and buyers to determine stock items and inventory targets, manages non-performing inventory, ensures compliance with all safety and governmental regulations, provides proper facilities
  • Demonstrates entrepreneurial leadership to grow the business through new product development, customer and market development.
  • Work directly with local sales teams to develop strategies for increased traffic in the store, as well as conduits for useful feedback from dealers regarding customer service.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree; business and marketing majors preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years in a Sales Leadership role with profit and loss responsibility
  • Working knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong sales aptitude and the ability to lead, coach and mentor a sales staff
  • Demonstrated vendor management
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with data analysis and reporting
  • Hardworking, persistent, and dependable
  • Positive and enthusiastic

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous propane fuel industry experience preferred

Competencies:

Action Oriented, Approachability, Business Acumen, Customer Focused, Decision Quality, Integrity and Trust, Interpersonal Savvy, Listening, Negotiating, Organizing, Perseverance, Drives for Results.

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Regional Sales Representative – Lynchburg Area

Foster Fuels, Inc. a fuel distribution company, is looking for a self-driven outside Sales Representative. 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, suggestively selling items for the customer’ s immediate needs and recommending additional items and/ or services that will satisfy their future needs. The successful candidate will be able to elevate company standards, achieve sales goals and meet customer expectations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for making face-to-face meetings with current and prospective customers to solicit business within a geographic area.
  • Follow up with all leads and ensure all communications to support and build the brand are available.
  • Perform aggressive marketing, cold calling and new business development for Propane Systems and Products within the region.
  • Provide proper communications (personal, electronic, voice and written) with customers and prospects on product pricing, availability and quality.
  • Understand the technical aspects of product quality, logistics, pricing and customer risk management strategies.
  • Understand the competitive landscape.
  • Address customer service concerns related to billing, invoicing, and pricing as they arise and escalate as necessary.
  • Responsible for attending Chamber of Commerce, Community, Industry and Trade Show related events as required.
  • Develop and maintain metrics to demonstrate market penetration into the region and leads to hard sales.
  • Work with the marketing department to develop collateral to support the business leads in the region.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Marketing or a related field.
  • The ideal Candidate must have a minimum of 5 years Sales experience in a B2B environment.
  • This position is designed for an ambitious hunter, someone who creates their own leads and is not afraid to make the calls and face to face visits to close business in a B2B and B2C environment.
  • The selected candidate must have effective interpersonal skills with the ability to balance business needs with customer/client needs.
  • Solid closing skills and ability to build value added long term relationships.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills for communicating with a diverse customer base.
  • Ability to increase market share and customer retention.
  • Ability to generate a high closing rate through a consultative selling approach.
  • Must maintain active target customer accounts and prospect lines.
  • Must have proficient skills in Microsoft Office (word, excel, power point, and outlook.
  • Good organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Aggressive, self-motivated business developer capable of making independent decisions with an entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Requires out of town, overnight travel on occasion.
  • Industry knowledge would be a plus.

Competencies:

Action Oriented, approachability, business Acumen, customer Focused, decision Quality, integrity and Trust, interpersonal Savvy, listening, negotiating, organizing, perseverance, drives for results, Work/Life Balance.

Other Competencies:

  • Requires daily travel throughout the sales region.
  • Requires office hours as needed.

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Credit and Collections Manager – Brookneal, HQ

Foster Fuels, Inc. a fuel distribution company, is looking for a Credit and Collections Manager. The focus of this opportunity will be to work closely with the Business units to establish credit procedures for new and existing customers and take appropriate actions to ensure that all monies owed to Foster Fuels is billed, received in a timely manner minimizing the company’s financial losses.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Research, develop and implement collection procedures that reduce the amount of delinquency of outstanding accounts. Maintain a working knowledge of current credit and collection legal requirements and state of the art protocols.
  • Based on balance due aging, designs and implements processes to contact customers who have outstanding accounts based on delinquency of account to recover past due payments.
  • Work closely with billing departments to implement processes and policies to ensure accurate invoicing.
  • Monitors and negotiates on the payment of past due accounts. Establishes procedures for final demand of payment.
  • Research, identify and select outside Credit Collection agencies for use when accounts have exhausted all internal controls.
  • Research and evaluate Customer’s credit worthiness based on scoring models to predict risk and vulnerability.
  • Approve or reject service request based on credibility and potential revenue losses.
  • Calculate and set interest rates for past due accounts.
  • Negotiate payment terms with customers on past due accounts.
  • Serve as an active team member with all business units Leaders to ensure best return on accounts possible.
  • Establishes metrics and reports results on success of the Credit and Collection efforts.
  • Maintains integrity of customer accounts and relationships by keeping information confidential.
  • Resolve unpaid claims by taking appropriate actions to recover loss revenue within the legal system by seeking court judgments, making court appearances, and performing any follow-up measures available.

Required Skills:

  • Requires a Bachelors degree in Business Administration, Finance or a related field.
  • Requires 3-5 years previous experience in a related area as an individual contributor.
  • Highly proficient in computer software, i.e, databases, Microsoft office, credit and collection systems.
  • A keen eye for detail.
  • An analytical mind and good math skills.
  • Outstanding communication skills (written and oral).
  • Organizational and leadership skills.
  • Team member in a cross functional matrix team environment.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned related to the stated job function.

Competencies:

Action oriented, approachability, conflict management, decision quality,  integrity and trust, intellectual horsepower, listening, managerial courage, negotiating, peer relationships, planning, problem solving.

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Class B Propane Delivery Driver – Danville 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 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. and 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 is provided when delivered, and delivery tickets are turned into dispatch daily.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after an incident occurs to the Supervisor and 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 endorsement (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 area, Danville City, Pittsylvania County, Henry County, Martinsville, South Boston and Franklin County.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
  • May be required 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 B Propane Delivery Driver – Lynchburg 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 Fuels’ 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:

  • 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. and 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 is provided when delivered, and delivery tickets are turned into dispatch daily.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after an incident occurs to the Supervisor and 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 endorsement (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 area, Campbell, Amherst, Appomattox, and Bedford counties and Lynchburg City.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
  • May be required 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 B Propane Delivery 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 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. and 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 is provided when delivered, and delivery tickets are turned into dispatch daily.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after an incident occurs to the Supervisor and 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 endorsement (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 area, Nelson, Albemarle, Fluvanna, Madison, Orange counties.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
  • May be required 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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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 manner.
  • Assist the Lead Propane Technician or independently install propane tanks (above ground and underground) and appliances at customer sites.
  • Provide maintenance on existing propane systems and appliances; to include periodic scheduled maintenance, repairs, gas leak checks, pressure checks and appliance operations.
  • Convey the results of service calls and the proper operation of the appliance to the customer in a professional manner.
  • Install propane regulators, run propane lines from the storage tanks to the facility, and connect to appliances.
  • Operate machinery such as mini-excavators, trenchers and crane trucks
  • Conduct truck inspections and ensure required inventory and tools are available to conduct the installation.
  • Manage details of the service call to ensure that jobs are complete and signed off as completed and closed.
  • 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:

  • Must have a CDL Class B; Class A preferred, with tanker and hazmat endorsements or obtain within 6 months.
  • Must have a High School diploma or GED
  • Must have a minimum of 2 years previous auto mechanical experience in a truck shop
  • Operate tools necessary to perform duties including hand tools, power tools, pneumatic tools and test equipment.
  • Knowledge of mechanical operations and basic methods of repairing automotive equipment; maintenance, servicing and record keeping.

Preferred Skills:

  • Currently holding or expected to achieve a CDL Class B with endorsements within 6 months.
  • Knowledge and understanding of pipe capacity and gas regulators.
  • Must participate in Continuing Education to achieve Gas Fitters License.

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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Propane Driver/Service Technician – 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 records.
  • 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 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 related to pick up or deliver of fuel or service delivery.
  • Assist the Lead Propane Technician or independently install propane tanks (above ground and underground) and appliances at customer sites.
  • Provide maintenance on existing propane systems and appliances; to include periodic scheduled maintenance, repairs, gas leak checks, pressure checks and appliance operations.
  • Install propane regulators, run propane lines from the storage tanks to the facility, and connect to appliances.
  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules including overtime in peak heating season.

Required Skills:

  • Previous mechanical, utility or HVAC field experience required.
  • Punctual and flexible work schedule required.
  • Previous customer service skills in a service capacity required.
  • Must have a valid Class B driver’s license with one year of previous commercial driving experience.
  • 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 employment.
  • Required to participate in continuing education for applicable NPGA/CETP certifications and state and federal licensing requirements.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
  • May be required 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.
  • 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 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.

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.
  • 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 over the road experience as a fuel transport driver
  • Requires Class “A” Driver’s License with H & N endorsements, current DOT physical examination card and clean DMV record 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 both manually and electronically.

Preferred Skills:

One or more years of fuel industry (delivery) experience.

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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 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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