Graybar Delivery Driver in Bismarck, North Dakota

Integrity, Employee Ownership, Long-Term View, and Customer Focus are not just words, but the key values that have sustained Graybar for over 145 years. As one of the leading employee owned companies in North America, our commitment to these values has resulted in fourteen consecutive years on FORTUNE’s/Worlds Most Admired Companies/List and being voted one of the Top Work Places, by our employees, in multiple cities across the US.

Purpose The Delivery Driver in Bismarck, ND will load, unload, prepare, inspect and operate company trucks and vans (less than 26,0001 lbs) to safely and timely transport materials to customers and other Graybar locations. Daily routes and schedules may include deliveries to customers and transporting inventory from Bismarck to Graybar locations in Dickinson, Watford City and Minot.

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  • Safely drive truck or van to transport materials within specified area; verify loads against shipping papers; obtain signed receipts for material delivered.

  • Scan each delivery into system to create and print the Graybar Truck Manifest before leaving the warehouse; maintain truck log according to state and federal regulations.

  • Determine best route for effective delivery of product that will satisfy customers' expectations of a timely delivery; record delivery information; inspect truck equipment and supplies as required, and immediately report any deficiencies to ensure safe operation.

  • Perform any and all physical requirements necessary to lift and move inventory around the warehouse, as well as load and unload trucks.

  • Operate and maneuver warehouse equipment and any material(s) contained thereon in the manner consistent with the intended purpose of the equipment and the manufacturers’ instructions; follow all Company safety procedures.

  • May perform Material Handler responsibilities when not engaged in primary responsibilities.

  • Promote and maintain good customer relations; may promote new sales as opportunities arise.

  • Take an active role in communicating customer feedback to Company management, including customer complaints, requests, returns, performance, competitive information, and potential opportunities.

Requirements Minimum Job Requirements

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience required : Typically drives and operates straight trucks and tractor-trailers over 33,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) or trucks equipped with a boom or forklift with self-unloading capabilities. Experience in material handling. One to two years' experience driving vehicles over 26,000 GVW.

  • Employee must possess a valid driver’s license issued by his/her state of residence appropriate for the type, class and gross vehicle weight of the Company vehicle to which the employee is assigned.

  • Ability to pass the DOT Medical Exam and Commercial Motor Vehicle Certification.

  • Position is subject to the Company’s DOT required random drug and alcohol testing program.

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements necessary to receive, pick, pack, ship, and move materials throughout the warehouse, including, but not limited to, standing, walking, bending, twisting, stooping, reaching, climbing ladders, cutting wire, and lifting materials weighing up to 70 pounds.

  • Ability to operate and maneuver warehouse equipment, including, but not limited to, pallet jacks, forklifts, and push carts, in the manner necessary to move materials and consistent with manufacturers’ instructions and safety instructions.

  • Ability to work in a warehouse environment, including the ability to perform physical requirements, adapt to seasonal changes, significant temperature variations, and inclement weather conditions.

  • Ability to abide by safety instruction and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) or its equivalent is required

Preferred Job Requirements

High school diploma or GED preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Knowledge

  • Knowledge of material handling

  • Knowledge of DOT regulations

  • Knowledge of safe and proper loading procedures

  • Knowledge of city traffic and locations to help determine most efficient routes

  • Knowledge of the procedures for securing the type of cargo in the motor vehicle being driven

  • Knowledge of products and services offered by the Company in order to assist customers with product inquiries and/or direct them to an internal source

Skills

  • Reading and mathematical skills

  • Customer service skills

  • Oral and written communication skills

Abilities

  • Ability to successfully complete all Company training designed to comply with regulatory requirements.

  • Ability to drive and operate straight trucks and tractor-trailers weighing over 33,000 Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW)

    o Moderate mechanical aptitude

    o Ability to drive in adverse weather or road conditions

    o Ability to drive and operate trucks with a boom/forklift with self-unloading capabilities

    o Ability to safely operate required vehicles by successfully adhering to the Company road test requirements

    o Ability to maintain a safe driving record

  • Ability to perform physical requirements

  • Ability to communicate effectively with the general public and customers, including offering information, answering questions, and taking orders

Working Conditions

  • Exposure to various, road, traffic and inclement weather conditions while driving Company vehicle.

  • Warehouse environment. May be some exposure to dust, heat or cold, and other seasonal changes.

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Title: Delivery Driver

Location: North Dakota-Bismarck