Delivery Driver

Position Status:                      W-2 Employment

Reports To:                             Production Manager

Salary:                                     Hourly Rate, D O E

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Minimum 1-year commercial driving experience

Qualifications 

  • Ability to read & write

  • Basic math skills

  • Proficient in English language

  • Valid state issued Class (D) Chauffer’s driver license (commercial truck experience is a must. Ride share and limo driving experience is not enough experience)

  • Satisfactory MVR as required by insurance

  • Ability to pass criminal background check

  • Current DOT medical card

  • Must pass drug screen

  • Ability to lift, carry, push or pull up to 500 pounds

  • Capable of following driving directions with ease

  • Attention to detail, prioritizing while multi-tasking

Equipment, Machines and Software Used

  • Must be able to operate a liftgate

  • Must be able to operate a hand pump to retrieve Def fluid from a 55gal container

  • Must be able to operate a handheld device such as an iPad

  • Must be able to obtain a signature using QB Online

  • May be required to log soiled linen into Laundry Trak software

Physical and Mental Requirements

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Delivery Driver to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  •  While performing the duties of this job, the Delivery Driver is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.

  •  The Delivery Driver must occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 500 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Job Summary:

The Delivery Driver at DLLS is responsible for performing timely and efficient pickups and deliveries to customers. As a team member of DLLS the driver will help promote good public relations by handling all situations in a professional and respectful manner. The driver will verify the daily delivery schedule, load all outgoing linens in the morning, run daily route delivering clean linen while picking up dirty linen and returning to plant. Upon arrival at the plant driver is to unload all dirty linens, ensuring that each cart contains only one customer, customer’s count sheets and is properly tagged, then left to be processed in.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: (Additional duties may be assigned)

Pre-Delivery

  • Complete pre-trip inspection on your assigned vehicle using a DOT approved form

    • Visually inspect the entire vehicle for any damage, scratches, dents or other obvious physical damage and notate it on the pre-trip form

  • Load all carts for your route and ensure that your load is secure inside of the cargo bay

    • Verify that each customer listed on your route, has all of their carts loaded before you leave the plant

  • Leave DLLS at the assigned time to allow arrival at your assigned customers on the route at designated delivery times

  • Fuel up truck at a service station located on your route, if fuel level is low

  • Ensure truck has adequate level of Def fluid to complete route, if low fill prior to leaving plant

  • Check designated area in office for potential changes to delivery route for the day

  • View customer HOLD list daily to determine if any customers on your route will not be able to receive service

  • Utilize cart covers to cover carts in rainy weather before loading onto truck

Daily Routes

  • Verify that all carts are tagged with the proper customer tag at all times

  • Relay all customer special requests to the Production Manager as soon as you are notified

  • Contact Production Manager if issues arise relating to pickups or deliveries

  • Safely drive your assigned vehicle while continually showing courtesy to other drivers and pedestrians at all times

  • Notate any changes to customers pickup / delivery location or customer information and relay to the Office Manager as soon as you are notified

Post-Delivery

  • Unload carts by utilizing the unloading bay in the soiled linen room in rear of the plant

  • Verify that all carts are tagged with the proper customer tag

  • Park truck in designated parking area once unloaded

  • Clean out cab and box of truck by removing any trash or other items as necessary

  • Check designated area in office for potential changes to delivery route for tomorrow

  • Relay any information you have to the Production Manager before you leave for the day

Customer Knowledge

  • Familiarize yourself with all customers:

    • Pickup / Delivery location

    • Special requirements

    • Linen types

    • Names of anyone you will interact with

  • Promote good public relations by handling any customer concerns in a professional and respectful manner

    • Direct any questions / concerns you are unable to address to Office Manager

  • Monitor and enforce performance standards to ensure high-levels of service, quality and customer satisfaction, remembering that you represent DLLS and are the face of our team

General Requirements

  • Maintain well-groomed appearance

  • Wear company issued uniform

  • Maintain personal cell phone to utilize for use in communicating with DLLS during working hours

  • Uphold a level of flexibility in work assignments and work schedule

  • Ability to use a “hand held” device for signatures or get delivery paperwork signed at

  • each customer’s place of business

  • Keep vehicle fuel and Def fluid at sufficient levels to ensure daily route requirements can be fulfilled in a safe & timely manner

  • Report any auto accident, damage or other incident that occurred while you were driving to the Managing Partner immediately