Petroleum Driver (Req 8058)

Southern States Cooperative in Oakland, MD

  • Industry: Energy/Power - Scheduling And Dispatching
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Are you interested in joining an industry leader who is passionate about growth? At Southern States Cooperative (A Farmer Owned Cooperative since 1923); we are focused on helping our employees and our customers grow, by being the very best at offering challenging and rewarding career opportunities to our employees and providing superior products, services and growing solutions for our valued customers. We want to hear from you, so come grow with us!!!

The Petroleum Driver operates Southern States Cooperative, Inc. (SSC) commercial motor vehicles to deliver fuel products to customers. Strictly adheres to government regulations and SSC operating procedures while working independently. Products and load type vary based on location and may include heating oil, kerosene, diesel, gasoline, and/or liquid propane. May install and maintain related equipment at customer site.

How you will impact Southern States Cooperative:
  • Maintain regular communication with facility leadership regarding delivery dispatching, installation and service of fuel products and equipment. Provide updates and input on equipment condition, account issues, supply of materials and other critical factors.
  • Effectively operate Southern States Cooperative, Inc. (SSC) commercial motor vehicles carrying fuel products, including: heating oil, kerosene, diesel, and/or gasoline. May operate vehicles carrying liquid propane. Comply with all U.S. DOT regulations for operating a commercial vehicle.
  • Load supply of fuel for delivery according to standard operating procedures. Handle and lift canisters into truck and/or utilize load hose, meters, gauges, and terminal controls for bulk fuel loading (top load and bottom load). Obtain distribution of fuel from SSC facility or third-party terminals. May load pressurized liquid propane.
  • Provide safe, reliable and prompt delivery to customers according to work orders and account service plans. Handle, lift, load and unload equipment and supplies using proper tools and safety techniques. Calibrate equipment to proper settings. Perform calculations throughout shift to maintain accurate record of fuel supply for remaining deliveries.
  • Represent SSC in a positive manner through professional and courteous communication with customers and suppliers. Review account details with customers during deliveries. Provide information on delivered products and equipment, including loaned equipment and transfers. Collect account payments. Confirm future deliveries with customers to maintain their required inventory.
What you need to succeed:

Education: Requires a High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)

Experience: Prefer previous experience operating a commercial motor vehicle to deliver refined fuel products or experience maintaining related equipment. Previous Southern States work experience a plus.
  • Requires Commercial Driver's License (Class A)
  • Requires Hazardous Materials Endorsement (or ability to obtain within a given period)
  • May require Tanker Endorsement (or ability to obtain within a given period)
  • Requires Petroleum and/or Propane Certification (or ability to obtain within given period)
Some of the many benefits we offer to you:
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Plan with Company Match
  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Accident Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Paid Time Office
  • Vacation Buy-Back
  • Company Holidays
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Legal Services
  • Long Term Care Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Merchandise Discounts
  • Wellness Program
  • Volunteer Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
Southern States Cooperative, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or other protected classification.
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