Driver Class A CDL -Charlottesville

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Location:

  • Posted on Mar 15 2024
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

AREA:

Production & Operations

Empowering people who build the future.

 

This position is open to domestic candidates only.

Class A CDL Driver

 

Do you love to work outdoors and drive large mobile equipment? Are you detail-oriented and knowledgeable about DOT regulations?  Join us in our cultural and digital transformation to build the future and the Gerdau We Are Creating

 

We Have: 

  • A strong global presence with mini-mills that transform millions of metric tons of raw material to produce steel beams, flat-rolled steel, merchant bar, rebar, spikes, and wire used by the automotive industry, appliance, construction, machinery, and equipment industries.    

  • A culture that welcomes diversity, encourages innovation, and creates products that serve humanity.  

  • An environment that values teamwork, safety, and sustainability. 

  • A commitment to continuous improvement and the belief that we can create a better future for our employees and our global community by investing in people, processes, and technology. 

 

We Offer 
(eligibility starts on 1st day of employment)

  • Medical and Prescription
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Health & Dependent Care (Flexible Spending Account)
  • 401K
  • Basic Life/Accidental Life Insurance
  • Health Advocate Services
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

 

 

Job Summary:

 

 

Operate standard factory-equipped gasoline or diesel truck tractor with flatbed trailer, roll-off, lugger, and lugger trains, up to stretch-out of 70 feet in length or straight truck to deliver a variety of steel products and accessory items to local, over-the-road or distant points.  Follow standard or prescribed methods or procedures. Work involves a complete range of duties, somewhat repetitive and routine in nature, requiring considerable care to drive tractor/trailer vehicle in a correct and safe manner, in safety of load, and compliance with all laws, rules, and regulations.

 

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

 

  1. Follow all established Gerdau Safety, Environmental, and Routine procedures specific to the yard.
  2. Make deliveries and/or pick-ups, operating from verbal or written instructions, invoices, bills of lading, shipping tickets, etc.
  3. Keep accurate and legible records (Driver’s Trip Reports, Tack Chart, Driver’s Daily Log, Vehicle Inspection Report, Driver’s Weekly Expense Report, Dispatch tickets).
  4. Maintain polite, courteous and diplomatic relations with either customers, receivers or suppliers with whom contact is made.
  5. Assist loading or unloading; unload without help as necessary; tie down load with chains or cinches; attach markers for overhang.
  6. Ensure proper tarping is used on all loads
  7. Keep Supervisor/Manager aware of any/all equipment needs and repairs
  8. Proper placement of equipment at customer's facilities proper and safe placement of scrap at all drop off locations (internal and external).
  9. Responsible for weighing and grading material (where applicable)
  10. Ensure professional communication between all yard personnel, customers, etc. once they enter a yard

 

 

Additional Responsibilities:

 

  1. Assist with yard housekeeping efforts and perform other duties and work assignments as required and directed.
  2. Assist co-workers in daily operational duties that are essential to the yard in terms of safety, efficiency, and profitability.
  3. Detect and report faulty material, improper operations and unusual conditions to proper supervision.  Maintain equipment and supplies in a clean and orderly condition. 

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

 

 

 

 

 

Qualifications and Experience:

 

  1. Over nine and up to 12 months experience with large mobile equipment or hauling vehicles and becoming familiar with locations and routine.
  1. Valid and current Commercial Driver's license
  1. Current DOT medical card (where applicable)
  1. Must be enrolled in random drug screen program (where applicable)

 

 

 

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship. 

 

If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act / Accessible Canada Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866)-788-2798 or recruiting@gerdau.com

 

This position is open to domestic candidates only.

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