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Anixter Truck Driver in Westborough, Massachusetts

This person is responsible for operating a truck that transports cargo to and from specified destinations. Prepares, receives, and provides appropriate documentation for the delivery or pick up of goods to ensure timely service. Loads, secures, verifies, and unloads cargo. Maintains radio or telephone contact with dispatcher to receive instructions for scheduled delivery or pick up. Maintains logs of travel and cargo according to federal and state regulations. May be responsible for vehicle inspection and maintenance. Must have a "satisfactory" driving record. Requires applicable truck driver license for state.

  • Drive vehicles with capacities under three tons in order to transport materials to and from specified destinations

  • Inspect and maintain vehicle supplies and equipment such as gas, oil, water, tires, lights and brakes in order to ensure that vehicles are in proper working condition

  • Load and unload trucks, vans or automobiles

  • Obey traffic laws and follow established traffic and transportation procedures

  • Read maps and follow written and verbal geographic directions

  • Verify the contents of inventory loads against shipping papers

  • Maintain records such as vehicle logs, records of cargo, or billing statements in accordance with regulations

  • Perform emergency repairs such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, fuses, tire chains, and spark plugs

  • Present bills and receipts and collect payments for goods delivered or loaded

  • Report any mechanical problems encountered with vehicles

  • Report delays, accidents, or other traffic and transportation situations to bases or other vehicles, using phones or mobile two-way radios

  • Turn in receipts and money received from deliveries

  • Drive trucks equipped with public address systems through city streets in order to broadcast announcements for advertising or publicity purposes

  • Use and maintain the tools and equipment found on commercial vehicles such as weighing and measuring devices

  • Perform other duties as required

Experience:

  • 2 years required of truck driving experience.

Education:

  • High School Degree or Equivalent preferred.

  • Truck Driver License required

Skills/Requirements:

  • Vision - near, far, night.

  • Hearing Sensitivity - able to detect or tell differences between sounds varying in pitch and loudness.

  • Reaction Time - able to quickly respond (with hand, finger, foot) to signals (sound, light, picture) when it appears.

  • Spatial Orientation - able to know location in relation to environment or know where other objects are in relation to you.

  • Static Strength - able to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects.

  • Response Orientation - able to quickly choose between two or more movements in response to two or more different signals (lights, sounds, pictures), including speed with which correct response is started with hand, foot, or other body part.

  • Depth Perception - able to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away, or to judge distance between you and an object.

  • Extent Flexibility - able to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with body, arms, and/or legs.

Working Environment:

  • Driver – Work is generally performed in moving vehicle. Driving required for an extended period of time with frequent stops and starts. Can be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Work is physically strenuous, and workers are required to lift heavy packages up to 50 pounds.

  • Work may require excessive bending or stooping.

  • Employee required to sit and drive a vehicle to perform their job.

  • Employee required to climb ladders.

  • Employee uses heavy machinery (e.g., forklift, etc.).

Mental Requirements:

  • Employee required to problem-solve.

  • Employee required to communicate with the public.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.

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