Foster Fuels
  • 02-Dec-2021 to 31-Jan-2023 (EST)
  • Brookneal, VA, USA
  • On-Call

About Foster Fuels

Foster Fuels is a multi-award-winning, diversified business competing on a local, national, and international level. A family-run business since 1921 providing residential, commercial, agricultural, transport, and emergency fuel service, our "say yes" culture has led to the development of industry-leading innovations and techniques that are unsurpassed.

Our mission is to exceed all expectations of a fuel company by redefining industry standards and pushing the limits of performance in innovation. We anticipate and fulfill evolving customer needs as we strive to provide superior quality service, products, and experience. We maintain an affirming environment with a "say yes" attitude anchored in honesty and respect. We are more than a fuel provider; we are Foster Fuels.

Foster Fuels serves our nation in the delivery of fuels into natural disaster recovery areas. The Mission Critical Emergency Fuel Driver is an on-call Class B driver with Hazmat and Tanker endorsements whose job is to deliver fuel to destinations in less than desirable conditions and provide exceptional customer service in and around the affected area. Foster Fuel Drivers are responsible and required to ensure their equipment is properly maintained and all records and reports required for DOT and Corporate compliance are met. This individual will work under the direction of a full time employee.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives fuel truck and/or truck and tanker to pick up and deliver fuel products as required.
  • Apply knowledge of commercial driving and skill in maneuvering vehicle at varying speeds in difficult situations, such as heavy traffic, inclement weather, or in tight loading/unloading areas.
  • Abides by all company, DOT, State and Federal transportation safety regulations.
  • Conducts pre-trip and post trip inspections of equipment for defects and safe operating conditions before and after trips, submits a daily vehicle inspection report on the condition at the end of each day, and performs basic preventive maintenance to ensure fluid levels and tire pressure are maintained.
  • Maintains records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations and including driver's logs, records of fuel purchases, mileage records and other records required by Foster Fuels or state and federal regulations.
  • Ensures that all shipping documentation (bills of laden, weight tickets, etc.) required to move with shipments are available for inspection, that appropriate paperwork is provided when delivered, and delivery tickets are turned into dispatch daily.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents involving driver or company equipment immediately after an incident occurs to the supervisor and promptly reports any delays due to breakdown, weather or traffic conditions, or other emergencies. Also report if there is more than a one-hour delay in getting unloaded or loaded, or in the event of irregularities relating to pick up or deliver of fuel.
  • Must be able to work flexible work schedules including overtime in peak heating season.
  • Must have Demonstrated exceptional customer service in a previous work history.

Required Skills:

  • Requires Class 'A' or Class 'B' Driver's License with X endorsement (tanker, hazmat endorsements), current DOT physical examination card and clean DMV record to be maintained during the duration of employment.
  • Position travels outside of the local area for the duration of need when responding to an emergency event.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals.
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondences.
  • Works under the direction of a Full time Driver in the locality identified.
  • May be required to complete simple calculations using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division in all units of measure, whole numbers, fractions and decimals.
  • Ability to graph hours of service driving logs (manual/electronic).
  • Previous experience in a dynamic flexible work schedule during peak business cycles.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous fuel industry experience

Competencies:

  • Action Oriented, Customer Focused, Informing Others, Works Independently, Integrity, Trust, Communications

Other Comments:

  • Physical Requirements; Sitting and driving for extended periods of time up to 8 hours with a break or a total of 11 hours in any one day. Lifting up to 50 pounds, bending, stooping/squatting and moving items

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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