VFS is the driver of innovation in our industry. Our customer centric philosophy puts the needs of our clients at the forefront of every job. We recognize that our success is based on the relationships we have formed with our Team members and Clients over the years. We endeavor to show our appreciation every day through outstanding customer service.

The Truck Driver Shop Assistant will be responsible for safely operating, shop equipment, picking, stocking material, loading shop delivery trucks, providing prompt, courteous services to our internal and external customers. A truck driver is responsible for ensuring his or her vehicle is in compliance with the Company's safety standards prior to operating the vehicle, ensures that all Company, State and Federal regulations are adhered to at all times while operating the vehicle, and completes vehicle condition reports (VMR) on a daily basis to ensure that any vehicle defects are repaired in a timely manner.

The initial focus of the position will be to assist in the shop, deliver and pick up material safely by following SOP’s and assist with completing projects on time, with budget guidelines as directed

The overall goal is to establish the company as an industry leader, achieving goals, customer satisfaction, meeting budgets, and completing projects on-time.

Success Factors

Perform complete pre-operation and post-operation inspection of the vehicle in accordance with Company Policy to ensure tire pressure, fluid levels, safety equipment, gauges, and controls are in proper working order and all loads are properly secured. Report any safety concerns to the department manager.

Safely operate his or her heavy truck along his or her designated route; read route sheet, follow map and service each customer as identified on the route sheet or as assigned by the dispatcher and/or supervisor.

Operate manual and/or automatic controls in accordance with Company safety policies and procedures to lift and load material.

Courteously interact with all internal and external customers, dispatchers and others on a daily basis to ensure all customer routes are serviced in a timely manner.

Continuously monitor the condition of the vehicles to ensure they are operationally ready at all times to minimize down-time. Keeping the trucks clean inside and outside daily.

Complete required route/delivery sheets, VMRs and other reports, as required.

Maintain adherence to required productivity standards for the department to ensure all customers are serviced in a timely and efficient manner.

Follow all required safety policies and procedures. Actively participate in the Company's Safety Program.

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Written Communication: Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar;  Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Oral Communication: Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Places success of team above own interests; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional situations.

Interpersonal Skills: Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Ethics: Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and upholds organizational values.

Dependability: Punctual to work and meetings. Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments and exhibits good follow-up skills; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and to reach and lift with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, ascend and descend stairs and ladders, walk for distances on job sites. Ability to lift 40 pounds.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Day time and/or nighttime work as customer requires.

Travel

Travel and/or Driving Requirements: Travel to and from job sites

Local | Orange, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside Counties, San Diego

Outside of California | None at this time.

Work Authorization | Security Clearance (if applicable)

E-Verify | Equal Opportunity Employer

Authorized to work in the United States

Pass a complete Background Check

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum of three [3] years of prior experience driving heavy commercial trucks.

Clean DMV | MVR Report must be printed with in 72 hours of interview date.

Class A Commercial Driver's License.

Fork Lift and Lift Certifications.

Education Level: [Required] High School Diploma or GED

Experience with Hand Tools, drills, Sawzall, able to climb ladders. Lift certifications a plus

 

Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone:  714-778-6070
Email: elizabeth.z@vfsfire.com

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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