Wagner Equipment Co.
  • CO-Wagner Rents Pueblo
  • Pueblo, CO, USA
  • Full Time
  • 1 Position Available

Wagner Equipment Co., the Caterpillar dealer for Colorado, New Mexico and far west Texas, is seeking applications for a Driver - Heavy II.

The Driver: Heavy II is typically a senior driver with extensive experience and skills. This is a CDL qualified position responsible for the transportation of all classes of machinery, parts, engines, including oversized and overweight loads, and other cargo associated with the daily operation of the company utilizing Class 8 size vehicles with multiple axle configurations. This position is also responsible for maintaining proper and accurate paperwork and ensuring a professional appearance with all vehicles. This position is accountable for basic operational instruction to customers on the safe operation of all equipment. Drivers in this classification are also responsible for securing necessary permits and hiring pilot escort vendors as required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND BASIC DUTIES

Administrative:

  • Completes and maintains daily truck log, accurately
  • Maintains accurate reporting of all expenses and receipts associated with the day-to-day use of company credit and fuel cards
  • Completes IFTA reports manually and electronically as required
  • Reports all unsafe conditions regarding the use of company equipment
  • Secures required customer signatures on all shipping documents to include rental and sale contracts, load sheets, Safety Data sheets, and Lift Safety Sheets
  • Enters daily time within the ELC system and/or completes manual time cards and reports work times daily
  • Uses in cab truck computer for dispatching purposes and enters load and fuel information as required
  • Ensures entire vehicle is clean and meets professional standards, and meets all regulations established by operating authorities such as FMCSA and USDOT inspections
  • Orders vehicle transport permits as required
  • Secures pilot escort vendor services as needed to complete oversized loads

Organizational:

  • Reports to work as required to complete job assignments: early or late hours and/or weekends may be required to fulfill the job responsibilities of this position
  • Contacts customers and company sales representatives to coordinate load movements
  • Coordinates machine movement with local, state, and federal authorities as required
  • Seeks ways to manage the daily routine in the most effective and efficient manner. Works with the manager to implement agreed-upon changes
  • Maintains paperwork to include permits, receipts, and accountability for P-card

Interpersonal:

  • Meets the needs and requests of the customer in a professional and courteous manner
  • Works closely with the Sales and Service personnel to keep informed or to communicate any relevant information regarding equipment

Sales:

  • Acts as an ambassador for the company, and promotes additional sales by explaining and suggesting other equipment and/or services offered
  • Conducts product demonstrations to customers and answers operational questions as necessary. This may require that the employee gather additional knowledge and understanding of all products and services available within the company

Technical:

  • Conducts daily Driver Vehicle Inspections required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and USDOT
  • Performs minor repairs and preventative maintenance to transport equipment to ensure vehicle is in safe operating condition and ready for next-day business to include fueling and pre-loading whenever possible
  • Learns and understands transport equipment thoroughly to ensure safe operation
  • Inspects all machinery and equipment for damage at time of pick up. Documents findings and submits damage information to sales and/or service personnel as necessary
  • Applies knowledge and understanding of USDOT, FMCA, state, local, and municipal rules and regulations governing the transport of company products
  • Loads and unloads company products safely and according to all laws and regulations
  • Navigates weight restricted highways and curfew governs roads as required for oversize and overweight load dimensions
  • Hires pilot car escorts as required

 

ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Education Required:  High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Experience Required: Five or more years driving experience, including mountain driving

Administrative / Clerical Experience - Intermediate Level

Customer Service Experience - Intermediate Level

Sales Experience - Basic Level

Technical or Mechanical - Basic Level

Other:

Professional Driving Experience Intermediate level

Working Knowledge of Construction Equipment Intermediate level

Knowledge of Pilot Escort & Oversize Requirements for multiple states Intermediate level

 

Certificates, Licenses and Registrations Required:

  • Valid Driver's License (for state of employment) CDL Class A with endorsements for Doubles, Triples, and Tanker
  • Excellent driving record required (no DUI's, suspensions or DOT violations)

 

Required Skills and Competencies:

Data Entry                                                              

Organizational Skills              

Telephone Skills                                                     

Communication Skills            

Safety Knowledge                                                 

Math Skills                             

Reading / Writing Skills                                          

Product Knowledge               

Reasoning Skills                    

Other:

  • Driving "Rules of the Road" for the state of employment
  • Strong map reading and navigation skills
  • Strong Customer Service Skills

Computer Skills:

Microsoft Word - Basic                                                                              

Microsoft Outlook - Basic

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Specific Risks: Works with moving, mechanical parts; may work in high places and be exposed to equipment vibration and fumes. Winter and off-road driving required.
  • Drivers must have the ability to work in out-of-town locations overnight as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager

Wagner offers great benefits including medical/dental/vision insurance, 401K, tuition reimbursement and more.

Wagner Equipment Co. is an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disabled employer.      

Wagner Equipment Co.
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