Austin Powder
  • Sterling, CT, USA
  • Full Time

JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for loading, transporting and unloading materials and supplies to and from specified
destinations. Responsible for operating company equipment at the job-site under the direction of
the Blaster in charge. Must be certified by APC to drive.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Must satisfactorily perform each of the essential functions, duties, and responsibilities listed
below.

Location Operations:

  • Drives and/or operates any manufacturing unit, equipment, or vehicle (including Dewatering Truck, Straight Truck, Tractor Trailer, Bulk Truck, HEET Truck, Gassing Unit) for local delivery or over-the-road as required per the driver's classification.
  • Pulls/loads/unloads/counts inventory both pre- and post-trip.
  • Reports to and follows the direction of the Blaster in charge at the job site. Duties may include loading/unloading trucks, counting product, completing paperwork, shoveling, operating vehicles, and performing duties as a helper to the Blaster in charge.

Location Assets:

  • Maintains/operates vehicles and equipment in a safe, professional manner that contributes to the Location's operating effectiveness. 
  • Completes pre and post-trip vehicle inspections and reports maintenance requirements to
    location management.
  • Maintains appropriate levels of skill/knowledge of equipment/vehicle operation.

Personnel:

  • Reports employee or customer issues to Blaster in charge and/or Location Manager.
  • Develops and maintains positive work relationships with co-workers, customers, vendors
    and government agencies.
  • Displays work behaviors that are honest and ethical in pursuit of APC business goals.
  • $2500 Sign On Bonus - details at time off offer/acceptance

Safety & Compliance:

  • Complies with APC inventory management procedures.
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by assuring regulatory compliance at the location, at customer sites, and during transit.
  • Completes and maintains accurate, legible paperwork as required by company policies and procedures, Department of Transportation, or other federal or state agencies.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

May perform any of the marginal functions, duties, and responsibilities listed below.

  • Assist or perform the duties of Load/Plant Crew.
  • Assist or perform the duties of Shot Service Crew.

ERGONOMIC CONDITIONS:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Outdoor climate and terrain. Exposure to dust, noise, oils, greases, and other debris.
  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is also required to stand; sit; use hands to operate controls, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear.
  • Loads and unloads 40-60 pound product bags or boxes from company trucks. Unloading may require repeatedly carrying product/boxes.
  • Loads tanker trucks by climbing on top of vehicle.
  • Checks product bins by climbing 60-80 foot ladders to top of bins.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be 21 as required by DOT
  • High school or equivalent (GED) degree.

Licenses and Certification:

  • Certified by Austin Powder Safety Department.
  • Must possess a current Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B

Experience:

  • 2 years driving experience.

SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must demonstrate competency and proficiency in the following skills and/or abilities.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, product bulletins, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to identify products by sight.
  • Ability to speak effectively with employees and customers.
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Austin Powder is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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