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Class A Driver

Date: May 15, 2022

Location: Bismarck, ND, US

Company: Gerdau

About Us

Gerdau Long Steel North America is a leader in mini-mill steel production and steel recycling in North America, with an annual manufacturing capacity of approximately 10 million metric tons of mill finished steel products. Through a vertically integrated network of mini-mills, scrap recycling facilities and downstream operations, the company serves customers throughout the U.S. and Canada, offering a diverse and balanced product mix of merchant steel, rebar, structural shapes, fabricated steel, flat rolled steel and wire rod.  Gerdau is the largest recycler in the world. Each year, we transform millions of tons of scrap into steel that is used to build the future.

 

Why you'll love it here

At Gerdau it’s all about the people. Gerdau's growth is based on our purpose and on a vision focused on excellence. The measures of performance are customer satisfaction, the personal and professional growth of each employee, our communities, and the world.  Our culture thrives by embracing diversity, encouraging innovation and creating products that serve humanity.

 

Job Summary:

Class A Driver with CDL in Bismarck area. 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. 

 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Over nine and up to 12 months experience with large mobile equipment or hauling vehicles and becoming familiar with locations and routine.
  • Valid and Current Commercial Driver's License
  • Current DOT Medical Card (where applicable)

 

What does Gerdau offer: 

  • 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

 

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity for all and the importance of each employee and applicant as an individual.  It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, colour, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disabilities, or other legally protected status.  All external applicants must be legally eligible to work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship.

 

If you need support or accommodation due to disability, please contact the Gerdau Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or recruiting@gerdau.com.


Nearest Major Market: North Dakota
Nearest Secondary Market: Bismarck