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Foster Fuels 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 Time Off
  • 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 Increase
  • Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
  • Drug-Free/Smoke-Free Workplace

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Mission Critical Sales Representative – Brookneal, VA

Foster Fuels, a fuel distribution company, is looking for a self-driven Sales Representative for our Mission Critical Services Division. The Mission Critical Sales Representative role is primarily sales and business development, initially over the phone and, when appropriate, face-to-face. The candidate must be willing to travel to visit customers throughout the region as required. The candidate must be self-motivated and able to work within the Mission Critical Team strategy to develop new business and promote the Foster Fuels brand. A high degree of internal and external coordination is required, particularly with customers, Mission Critical Sales team, and the Foster Fuels Executive Team. He/she will participate as a team with other Foster Fuels Mission Critical Sales Representatives and management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the sales pipeline to capture new business.
  • Use initiative to identify potential new business (industry training provided).
  • Travel to customers’ places of business as required.
  • Monitor customer activity.
  • Pursue accounts not lifting.
  • Take calls from customers, quote prices, and make sales.
  • Be available to take and proactively respond to after-hours/weekend customer emergency calls.
  • Sales cycle management.
  • Portfolio/account management.
  • Identification and initial contact with prospective new customers through cold calling.
  • Develop relationships with new prospects and, where necessary, visit prospects to convert them into ordering customers.
  • Focus to regain business with lapsed customers.
  • Provide backup for other office sales team.
  • Possess willingness to work outside of normal job focus when required, supporting Emergency Services Deployments, Fuel Testing and Fuel Polishing initiatives.

Required Skills:

  •  3–5 years of commercial sales experience, preferably in the fuel industry
  • Work experience gained within telephone sales
  • Ability to present to a new client confidently
  • Knowledge of geographic area and locations of potential corporate data center locations. Specifically western Fairfax and Loudoun counties.
  • BS Degree in Marketing or related field
  • Working knowledge of customer and market dynamics
  • Strong customer service skills and strong values around delivering customer service
  • Ability to maximize profitability and customer satisfaction within the current and future customer base in logistic sales, emergency sales, and fuel quality sales.
  • Serves as primary customer account management contact for end-to-end responsibility for project and customer needs.
  • Strong communication skills (both oral and written) in face-to-face and written exchanges.
  • Strong analytical and numerical ability.
  • Flexibility to travel as required.
  • A high degree of flexibility, the ability to work under pressure, and good organizational skills
  • Experienced proposal writing ability and seeking support and alignment with management

Preferred Skills:

  • Track record of overachieving sales quota
  • Knowledge of the fuel industry and data center industry
  • Class B CDL with H&N endorsements

Competencies:

Action-Oriented, Dealing with Ambiguity, Composure, Organizational Agility, Customer Focus, Decision Quality, Interpersonal Savvy, Priority Setting, Sizing Up People, Technical Learning, Managing through Systems.

Other Comments:

May be required to assist in emergency deployments for extended periods of time.

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Safety/DOT Compliance Director – Brookneal, VA

Foster Fuels is looking for a dynamic, driven individual to lead all areas of our corporate and transportation safety programs. Our philosophy guides us to consistently do the right thing for our employees, our company and the customers we serve every day. The safety director will lead and oversee all Health, Safety and DOT compliance issues for Federal and State Trucking regulations. In addition, the position will be responsible for directing the company’s DOT Alcohol and Drug Free Workplace requirements for all covered transport drivers.

Duties and Responsibilities:Prepare daily bills and invoices and complete the invoicing process for submission to customers.

  • 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 fleet are in compliance with all 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 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 test. 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 & DOT Physicals, Previous Employer Release of Information, etc. in coordination & conjunction with HR and Operations Personnel
  • Work with Operations Personnel to implement and manage a proactive, behavior-based approach to Health & Safety, with a strong emphasis on Personal Responsibility, Incident Prevention, & a Management Systems approach to compliance.
  • Ensure the organization is OSHA compliant for all employees, grounds and buildings.
  • Maintain, communicate and provide Leadership for the Emergency action plan.
  • Provide oversight and administration of the environmental compliance program

Required Skills:

  • Minimum of 5 years’ direct experience directing DOT, Health & Safety trucking regulatory compliance & risk management programs.
  • B.S. in Engineering, Environmental, Health & Safety, or related Science Discipline is preferred; equivalent experience will also be considered
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Federal and State DOT, Health & Safety trucking regulations, especially the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, Hazardous Materials Regulations, Drug & Alcohol Regulations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA regulations and administration.
  • 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.
  • Certified in Motor Carrier Safety Compliance.

Preferred Skills:

  • 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

Other Comments:

  •  Must be able to safely walk up stairs (e.g., truck racks, etc.), ascend & descend ladders (e.g., storage tanks, tankers, etc.), and work outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Very good physical mobility and dexterity to inspect conditions of Trucking Assets (top, bottom, side, etc.).

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Network Administrator – Brookneal, VA

Foster Fuels, Inc. a fuel distribution company, is looking for a self-driven Network Administrator in our Information Technology Division. The role is primarily for maintaining the company’s technology network and recommending and implementing up-dates as required. The candidate’s responsibility will span each of Foster Fuels locations. The candidates must be self-motivated and able to work within the organization’s technology strategy. A high degree of internal and external co-ordination and problem solving is required, particularly with internal customers,

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fully support, configure, maintain and upgrade the corporate network and in-house servers.
  • Install and integrate new server hardware and applications.
  • Implement new and needed updates to current equipment and add hardware as required to promote the technology infrastructure of the corporation.
  • Support and administer third party applications.
  • Ensure network security and connectivity.
  • Monitor network performance (availability, utilization, throughput, and latency) and test for weaknesses and vulnerabilities.
  • Set up user accounts, permissions, passwords.
  • Resolve problems reported by end user.
  • Specify system requirements and design solutions.
  • Define network policies and procedures.
  • Research and make recommendations on server system administrator

Required Skills:

  • 1-3 years proven experience in a network administrator role.
  • Hands on experience in networking, routing and switching.
  • Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure.
  • Experience with firewalls, Internet VPN’s remote implementation, troubleshooting, and problem resolution is desired.
  • Ability to set up and configure server hardware.
  • Familiarity with backup and recovery software and methodologies.
  • Exceptional at organizing, prioritizing and multitasking.
  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field.

Preferred Skills:

  • Juniper, Cisco, CWNA or BCNE, Palo Alto Firewall, Ubiqiti training.
  • Knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers or willingness to learn the technology.
  • Knowledge and experience using Crystal Report Writer and SQL Report Writer.

Competencies:

Analyzing and critical thinking, time management, effective written and verbal communications skills, team player, maintains up-to-date technology knowledge, self learner.

Other Comments:

Physical requirements: Must be able to lift, move and place weights up to 50 lbs., climbing, standing, squatting, crawling.

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Service Staff


Class A CDL Transport Driver – Brookneal, VA — 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 to provide exceptional customer service. Foster Fuels’ drivers are responsible for 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.
  • Applies 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, when stopped during the workday. 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, 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 to the supervisor immediately after an incident occurs.
  • Promptly reports any delays due to breakdown, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies. Also reports if there is more than a one-hour delay in getting unloaded or loaded, and reports in the event of irregularities relating to pick-up or delivery 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 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 Communication

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 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 for on-time vehicle availability. This is an excellent opportunity for a knowledgeable, hardworking, Diesel Mechanic to apply skills in a company that offers competitive salary and benefits.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Determine vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying work and damaged parts that
    need repair or replacement.
  • 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, and hydraulics.
  • Completes machine shop operations, making adjustments and alignments, including break loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms governors, oil systems, control linkages,
    clutches, and tractor units.
  • Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives and adjusting controls and systems.
  • Maintains vehicle records by recording services and repairs electronically or manually on vehicle log books.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following all safety and operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns, and
    performing preventive maintenance.

Required Skills:

  • 5+ years experience as a Diesel Mechanic
  • Strong electrical diagnosing and repairs
  • Possesses or must obtain (within 30 days) a Class A CDL
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Excellent reading and writing skills
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen

Preferred Skills:

  • Use of laptop and hand-held processors/computerized diagnostic equipment
  • Virginia State Vehicle Safety certification
  • Must have a current ASE Diesel Certification
  • Knowledge of electronic monitoring systems

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, and Technical Learning.

Other Comments:

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Long-term standing, squatting, and crawling. Good hand-to-eye coordination.

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Lead Service Technician – Brookneal, VA 

The primary role of the Lead Propane Service Technician is to serve as the face of the company to customers and 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. The Lead 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.
  • Train, coach, mentor and provide direction to the assisting Service Technician.
  • With assistance from the Propane Service Technician install propane tanks (varying in size from 57 to 1000 gallons
    both 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.
  • Assume responsibility for the details of the service call to ensure that jobs are complete, accurate and
    signed off as a closed job.
  • 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.
  • Ensure safe working practices, following of all National, State, and Locals Codes, along with company policy.
  • Perform any other tasks and duties as assigned, which may or may not relate to the normal scope of this position.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous mechanical, utility or HVAC field experience required.
  • Must have a Journeyman LP Gas-Fitter license. If not, must have 4 years of mechanical, utility, or HVAC field experience.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills with ability to train and develop co-workers and subordinates.
  • Knowledge and understanding of pipe capacity and gas regulators.
  • 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 Haz Mat, Air Breaks, and Tank Endorsements. The CDL must be qualified for operation of automatic and manual transmissions.
  • 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.
  • Previous experience operating such as mini-excavators, trenchers and crane trucks
  • Required to participate in continuing education for applicable NPGA/CETP certifications and state and federal licensing requirements.
  • Must abide by a Drug Free Workplace and Smoking policy.

Preferred Skills:

• Knowledge and understanding of pipe capacity and gas regulators
• Must participate in Continuing Education to achieve Master Gas Fitters License.

Competencies:

Leading and directing others, 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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Service Technician – Brookneal, VA 

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:

  • 1 year of 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 Haz Mat, Air Breaks, and Tank Endorsments or obtain the license with endorsements within 3 months of employment.
  • 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.
  • Must abide by a Drug Free Workplace and Smoking policy.
  • Previous experience operating backhoes, trenchers, mini excavators and crane trucks

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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Service Technician – Charlottesville, VA 

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:

  • 1 year of 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 Haz Mat, Air Breaks, and Tank Endorsments or obtain the license with endorsements within 3 months of employment.
  • 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.
  • Must abide by a Drug Free Workplace and Smoking policy.
  • Previous experience operating backhoes, trenchers, mini excavators and crane trucks

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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Fuel Quality Technician

Foster Fuels a national fuel distribution and fuel service provider has an opening for a Fuel Quality Technician position based out of our Brookneal Headquarters office. Fuel Quality Technicians candidates must be a candidate with excellent self management skills and a proven track record of meeting ambitious goals and exemplary customer service. This position requires extended periods of travel throughout the United States.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Fuel Quality technicians pull samples from fuel storage tanks and test the quality of the fuel.
  • Assist with cleaning & filtration operations at customer sites.
  • Lead fuel cleaning and filtration operations at Customer sites. (company training provided).
  • Provide Fuel Quality Service Work
  • Must be able to maintain records and process paperwork related to service work provided including
    preparing reports and data entry
  • Assist with Tank Pump outs, fuel delivery or other Mission Critical Work when required.
  • Must be able to work equally well in an office as well as out at a customer site (field setting)
  • Must have demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to address and resolve issues in a professional manner.

Required Skills:

  • Must have High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be able to obtain a US Passport within six months.
  • Must have demonstrated problem solving capability.
  • Ability to work independently or as a team.
  • Requires travel up to approximately 60% of the time for two to three weeks in the field of work.
  • Candidates must be mechanically inclined and have had some previous mechanical work experience.
  • Requires attention to details in all aspects of the job, during fuel quality work as well as office work.
  • Candidates must be self-motivated and a self-starter
  • Candidates must have experience and competence with Microsoft Office suite, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Candidates must have effective written and oral communications skills.
  • Must have or be able to obtain a Class B CDL with Tanker and Hazmat or X endorsements within six months.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with pumps or fluid handling systems preferred.
  • Associates degree in a scientific field preferred.

Competencies:

Self starter, Customer Service Orientation, Works Independently, Teamwork, Integrity, Likes to travel, Works well with others, Self Managing, Takes direction from others.

Other Comments:

Physical Requirements include; must be able to lift/carry up to 50-75 pounds, climbing, squatting, crawling and ability to work at heights wearing fall restraints.

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Emergency CDL Driver – Mission Critical Division

Summary

Be an active part of fueling disaster recovery and relief efforts by joining Foster Fuels’ Mission Critical Division as an Emergency Response Driver. When disaster strikes, qualified drivers take to the wheel and deliver necessary fuel to industries across the continental U.S., 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.
  • Applies 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, when stopped during the work day. 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, 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 in to dispatch daily.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment to the supervisor immediately after an incident occurs.
  • Promptly reports any delays due to breakdown, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies. Also reports if there is more than a one-hour delay in getting unloaded or loaded, and reports in the event of irregularities relating to pick-up or delivery of fuel.

Qualifications/Requirements

  • 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
  • Travel 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 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

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
  • Bending, stooping/squatting, and moving items

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