Driver - GER04482

Gerdau Ameristeel Corporation Chattanooga, TN
About Us

Gerdau is the leading company in the production of long steel in the Americas and one of the major suppliers of specialty long steel in the world. With more than 45,000 employees, Gerdau has an installed capacity of more than 25 million metric tons of steel and it is the largest recycler in Latin America, and around the world, it transforms millions of metric tons of scrap into steel every year.

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 Special Steel North America is an engineered bar producer headquartered in Jackson, Michigan with world-class steel manufacturing mills in Jackson, Michigan, Monroe Michigan, and Fort Smith, Arkansas, and metal processing facilities in Huntington, Indiana, Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin, Lansing, Michigan, Canton, Ohio, and North Vernon, Indiana.

With engineered steel bar producing capabilities in North America, Europe, Brazil, and soon to be India, the Gerdau Special Steel group is the largest supplier of SBQ engineered steel bars to the global automotive and heavy truck industries.

Job Description

Responsible for providing effective customer service to Gerdau Ameristeel customers during delivery and pickup operations. This job will primarily consist of local vehicle operations involving safely delivering and picking up materials on and between job sites and other Gerdau Ameristeel facilities.

Duties & Responsibilities

* Operate company trucks for the delivery, pick up and relocation of products and materials.

* Perform required before-, during-, and after-operation inspections and report any maintenance or safety issues to supervisor.

* Provide excellent customer service during delivery and pickup operations.

* Maintain all required certifications required by DOT/MTO and OSHA and company safety programs.

* Maintain and protect all property entrusted to you in excellent condition.

* Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

* Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving.

* Ability to operate and maintain various vehicles in a safe manner at all times.

* Ability to communicate effectively with employees, supervisors and customers.

* Ability to work independently.

* Ability to perform heavy manual tasks under varying weather conditions.

The Individual

* High school diploma or GED is preferred but not required.

* 1 or more year(s) experience as a truck driver.

* Valid local Class A commercial driver's license is required.

* A commercial license with chemical/hazardous materials is preferred, not required for Metallics RM. Endorsement (MVR/CVOR must show no more than two (2) traffic violations and one (1) at fault accident in previous three (3) year period).

* Other endorsements as required by law for vehicle assigned.

Physical Demands

Medium to Heavy. Must be able to lift and/or move up to 35 pounds on a regular basis. Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, strap, and walk. Requires prolonged sitting, and driving. Will be required to secure load using designated devices.

Normal Work Schedule

Must be willing to work/drive flexible hours (i.e. early mornings, late afternoons, nights or weekends) in order to meet customer demands. Overtime may be scheduled regularly.

Work Environment

Must be able to work in severe weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to heat, cold, wet and/or humid conditions, and vibration.

Personal Protective Equipment

Position requires wearing safety shoes. Work gloves required for handling material and tie downs. Hard hat and safety glasses in accordance with jobsite requirements and should be kept in vehicle at all times.

General

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Salary & Benefits

* 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

Application Process

Gerdau believes in equal employment opportunity related to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Gerdau that there will be no discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or other legally protected status. All external applicants must be legally eligible to immediately work in the country of hire without current or future sponsorship

If you are vision-impaired or have some other disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or a similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at Gerdau, please contact our Talent Acquisition Team at (866) 788-2798 or recruiting@gerdau.com.