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Class A CDL Driver

Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Minot, 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.

 

Great opportunity for a Class A CDL Driver in the Minot area. No overnight travel. Will be traveling locally with occasional trips within 100 miles. Will report to Minot yard at the beginning of each shift. Standard shift is Monday- Friday starting at 8am and ending at 5pm. Seasonal overtime available.

 

Duties & Responsibilities

Operate standard factory-equipped diesel straight truck and tractor with flatbed, dump trailers and van trailers to pick-up a variety of steel products and accessory items from Gerdau steel suppliers. 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 DOT laws, rules, and regulations. Must comply with all Gerdau and supplier safety standards. Good working conditions in closed truck cab free from weather elements except in occasional unloading.  

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Make pick-ups operating from verbal, written instructions, and bills of lading.
  • Keep accurate and legible records such as Driver’s Trip Reports, Driver’s Daily Log, Vehicle Inspection Report.
  • Maintain polite, courteous and diplomatic relations with either customers, receivers or suppliers with whom contact is made. May be required to contact supplier for location/placement of roll-off bin.
  • Assist loading or unloading; unload without help as necessary; tie down load with chains or cinches; attach markers for overhang.

 

Additional Responsibilities

  • Clean vehicle on a regular basis.
  • Perform other duties and work assignments as required.
  • Detect and report faulty material, improper operations and unusual conditions to proper supervision.
  • Maintain equipment and supplies in a clean and orderly condition. 
  • Follow prescribed safety regulations and practices - heavy responsibility for the safety of others (employees and public).  Constant care necessary to prevent injury to self or others.

 

Minimum Qualifications / Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED is preferred.
  • Must have a current/valid Class A CDL; HazMat endorsement(s) is plus.
  • Must have at least 9 months of experience with large mobile equipment or hauling vehicles and have the ability to become familiar with locations and routine.
  • Familiar with traffic regulations and load restrictions.  Able to read, write, add, and subtract and to follow written or verbal instructions.
  • Requires the use of judgment to comply with instructions, laws and safety regulations; determine routes; maintain good customer relations.
  • Light physical effort consisting of continuous light exertion in driving, frequent effort in tying down loads and assisting unloading.
  • Continuous mental and visual attention in coordinating a good degree of manual dexterity with close visual attention for sustained periods.

 

Benefits (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

 

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.