Delivery Driver

Cherubini Metal Works, a member of the Cherubini Group of Companies, is currently looking for a Cleaner to join our team in Dartmouth, NS!

We have an outstanding Safety Culture that focuses on the health and wellbeing of our workforce. The desire to be an active participant in our Safety Program is a vital aspect of employment within the Cherubini Group of Companies. We also offer competitive compensation and benefits.

Reports To: Transportation Coordinator

Summary

The Delivery Driver will be responsible for the delivery of products over established routes and will operate a truck with a capacity of max 26,000 GVW, to transport and deliver goods, or materials in packaged form. Responsibilities will include the correct loading of the vehicle, recording of delivery information, accepting/making payment for goods, and ensuring overall vehicle safety. The Delivery Driver will be expected to operate the delivery vehicle in a safe manner at all times, obeying all rules of the road, and follow all appropriate company policies and procedures.

Core Competencies

  • Communication
  • Energy & Stress management skills
  • Team Work
  • Quality Orientation
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Operating Equipment
  • Ethics and Integrity

Job Duties

  • Operate and drive delivery truck to pick up and deliver various items
  • Perform pre-trip inspection of vehicle
  • Deliver products over established routes
  • Ensure correct loading and unloading of vehicle
  • Operate vehicle in a safe manner, obeying all rules of the road
  • Comply with all company policies and procedures regarding the delivery of goods
  • Record information on pick-ups and deliveries, vehicle mileage, fuel costs and any problems encountered
  • Communicate with shipping/ Receiving
  • Loading and unloading products in a safe manner, using provided tools as appropriate (e.g. dollies, lifts, etc.)
  • Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Check all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Maintain logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following applicable provincial and federal regulations.
  • Communicate effectively with the public, customers, and co-workers both verbally and in written form
  • Perform periodic inspections before, during, and after delivery to ensure that load is properly fastened down and is secure
  • Ensure that material is properly protected from the outdoor elements
  • Deliver to product and proper paperwork to our customers in a courteous and timely manner
  • Provide feedback to supervision regarding customer problems, mechanical problems, or delivery problems
  • Complete all necessary paperwork at the end of the shift. May include, but not limited to, daily logs, inspection logs, delivery receipts, vehicle inspection, hours of service, etc.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License (Class 3 Driver's license required)
  • Air brake endorsement (Z)
  • 5 years’ experience
  • Clean Driver's abstract
  • Clear Criminal Background Check
  • Defensive Driving Course
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with ability to perform routine vehicle maintenance
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with strong oral and written communication abilities
  • Exceptional organizational abilities with task prioritization, multi-tasking, use of timelines and time management techniques
  • High level of personal integrity
  • Strong work ethic
  • Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Confident, consistent decisive personality
  • Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed

Work Conditions

  • Local travel required
  • Will be required to work both indoors and outdoors
  • Manual dexterity required
  • Overtime as required
  • Weekend work may be required
  • Ability to lift 100 pounds