Townsend Tree Service (Utility)

CDL Driver

Job Locations US-WV-Wheeling | US-VA-Stevensville
ID
2022-1792
Category
General Labor (Field)
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

*** for Townsend Tree Service (Utility) ***

 

Townsend Tree Service is an operating unit of The Townsend Corporation providing tree-trimming, clearance and integrated vegetation management services for power and communication lines, pipelines and roadways.

 

We possess extensive equipment capabilities and resources, with one of the largest fleets of All Terrain Aerial Buckets (ATAB), Right-of-Way (ROW) brush mowers, spray application equipment and other specialty tools.

 

With the use of modern IVM techniques and advanced herbicides that target invasive species, Townsend provides the best in habitat management. With our research partners, Townsend helps redefine right of way stewardship, producing benefits like improved motorist safety, better service crew access, lower maintenance costs, improved drainage and enhanced aesthetics.

 

As an operating unit of the larger Townsend Corporation, Townsend Tree Service is held to the same commitment to safety and quality. These are the same standards that have guided the Townsend Corporation for over six decades.

 

Position Description

A CDL Driver is responsible for the operations of a low-boy, flatbed, or other sized truck to deliver heavy equipment and materials to various job sites. This position is responsible for the safe transport of all equipment/materials, loading/unloading, and securing equipment to trailers.

Responsibilities

Duties Include

Essential Functions:

  • Drives truck with low-boy trailer, hauling equipment to and from garage or storage to work sites
  • Positions chains, straps, and binders to secure loads during transit
  • Loads and unloads equipment on low-boy trailers
  • Conducts routine equipment inspections and preventative maintenance on equipment
  • Maintains logs and records in compliance with DOT regulations
  • Maintains and checks truck, trailer, and supplies to ensure roadworthiness
  • Performs minor emergency roadside repairs as needed
  • Works various shifts based on the needs of the job
  • Follows appropriate standard operating procedures as guidelines for operating and maintaining equipment

Secondary Duties:

  • Understands and follows directions regarding job needs
  • Follows all safety rules and regulations
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

What You’ll Bring to the Team

  • Must have a strong work ethic and commitment to quality
  • Valid Class A CDL and satisfactory driving record required
  • Demonstrate safe and proper use of assigned equipment
  • Must be able to meet all physical requirements of the position
  • Pass all drug and alcohol screens as required by Company policy and, if applicable, required by DOT regulations
  • Be at least 18 years of age, or 21 if CDL is required
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

Preferred:

  • Previous experience in construction or similar environment
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of experience as a truck driver for a low-bed hauler

 

Why Townsend?

Townsend’s number one core value is Safety; we operate a strict Drug Free workplace. A condition of employment is passing a drug screening and routine background checks. Vehicle operators will be required to have and maintain safe driving records and licenses.

 

Our Goal is to assure that all employees work safely and return home safely to their families every day.

 

Competitive Benefits + Compensation

Townsend and its family of companies are committed to employees, their development and their well-being. Townsend offers full-time employees with a variety of voluntary benefit plans.

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Paid Time Off to balance Work and Family
  • Health Care
  • Vision Care
  • Dental Care
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • 401K Plan
  • Life Insurance

These benefits help employees and their families to maintain a high quality of life, both professionally and personally.

 

The Townsend Corporation and its family of companies are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

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