Equipment Yard Driver – Portland

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R&H’s mission is to deliver an exceptional customer experience and we believe that every team member plays an integral part of that process.  As an equipment yard driver your objective is to optimize the amount of work we can put in place in the field by improving efficiency and providing outstanding customer service.   Our new driver will be self-motivated and maintain a positive attitude that promotes teamwork.  The R&H team works hard, but we also like to have fun and empower all of our employees to maintain a healthy work/life balance.  R&H’s culture has led many employees to choose to spend 30+ years of their career here, and we are committed to giving employees the resources and advancement opportunities necessary to cultivate a successful career in construction.

Essential Duties Include:

Delivery and Pickup:

  • Deliver and pickup tools, equipment and supplies from specified locations
  • Develop and maintain an efficient routing system
  • Ensure the proper documentation is completed prior to loading or delivery
  • Develop and maintain an organized loading and unloading system
  • Verify all items listed on the work order/sales ticket are loaded and delivered

Reporting:

  • Ensure all work orders/sales tickets are correct
  • Present a copy of each transaction to the project superintendent/foreman
  • Inform Shop Manager of any potential problems/issues

Operations:

  • Assist with additional shop needs when not making deliveries/pickups, including tool maintenance, clean-up, organization, etc.

Service:

  • Assist jobsites with loading and unloading
  • Work with the jobsites to resolve problems
  • Actively work to increase personal skills and knowledge

Safety and Maintenance:

  • Use extreme caution while driving.  Drive slowly and watch for people, pedestrians, equipment on site, and other vehicles.
  • Avoid spilling product; clean-up any that occurs
  • Ensure tools, equipment and supplies are properly secured in the truck
  • Follow OSHA, state and federal safety regulations
  • Follow all company and regulatory agency safety policies
  • Maintain a valid commercial driver’s license
  • Report any issues with the truck immediately
  • Obey all traffic laws
  • Drive defensively
  • Ensure the vehicle is being maintained properly, including washing the vehicle, following the regular maintenance schedule.
  • At R&H everyone is empowered to work safe.  If you see any hazards, please report them immediately.

Qualifications:

  • Basic  knowledge of commercial construction
  • Basic knowledge of spoken and written English, sufficient to understand instructions
  • Personable and professional
  • Collaborative, problem solver, hard working
  • Takes personal responsibility for issues that arise
  • Perform basic math, including add, subtract, multiply and divide
  • Familiar with the Portland Metropolitan and outlying areas
  • Basic knowledge of MS Office

Education/Experience:

  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Oregon Driver’s License, Commercial License a plus

Physical Activities:

Key: Rarely (0-20%), Occasionally (21-50%), Frequently (51-80%), and Continuously (81+%)

  • Frequent sitting while operating truck
  • Walking once at destination
  • Lifts up to 100 lbs. to move tools and equipment
  • May carry tools and equipment up to 100 feet.
  • Requires frequent use of hands, fingers, wrists, arms and feet
  • Requires depth perception in moving products
  • Requires ability to hear and communicate in English

Work Environment:

This position generally requires 8 hours a day.  The workweek is Monday-Friday and occasionally on weekends/nights depending on the project.  This position is requires work in the outdoors in all types of weather.  It requires walking, standing, bending and stooping with exposure to moving objects; e.g. cranes, trucks, etc..  Work may occur on ladders, scaffolds and other above ground locations.  Employees may be exposed to dust, fumes, noise and unpleasant variation in temperature.  Work requires lifting and carrying heavy objects.  Some positions require working around chemicals and caustic compounds.  R&H will provide all necessary personal protective equipment to keep you safe.

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