The role of the Frac Driver is to safely deliver products, equipment and render outstanding service to our customers.
Employment or continued employment will be subject to the results of: Criminal Background Check Request, Credit History Report Request, Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) Request, Drug Test, and/or Random Drug Test.
* MUST live within local market - Victoria, Tx will be the HOME terminal*
Minimum Qualifications and Prerequisites:
- 1 + years experience of hauling bulk liquids is preferred.
- Must have a current CDL license with x endorsement (Tanker & HazMat certification)
- Has clean driving record for the last 3 years.
- Experienced commercial driver with Class A CDL (preferred) and TX Endorsements
- Must be 21 years of age in accordance with Section 391.11(b)(1) of FMCR
- Schedule must be flexible. May be asked to report to work early, stay late and/or work on weekends.
- Work day may range between 10 to 14+ hours a day.
- Work week may not exceed 70 hours per DOT guidelines. (oilfield exemption may apply)
- Some overnight or out of town travel may be required.
- Basic math and vocabulary - reading and writing
- Ability to work well under pressure and deal tactfully with others.
- Familiar with DOT Regulations
- Experience in a team-oriented work groups.
- Able to conform to shifting priorities, responsibilities, strategies, demands and timelines.
- Strong personal and customer service skills. Good communication skills, verbal and written.
- Ability to effectively prioritize, multi-task, manage time, organize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
- Conduct pre/post trip inspections of trucks and trailers, including the checking of tire pressures.
- Properly couple or uncouples combination units if equipment includes combination units
- Properly places the commercial vehicle in operation
- Properly uses the commercial motor vehicle’s controls and emergency equipment
- Operates the commercial motor vehicle in traffic and while passing other motor vehicles
- Use proper turning procedures while maneuvering the commercial vehicle
- Properly brakes and slows the commercial motor vehicle by means other than braking
- Properly Backs and parks the commercial motor vehicle
- Properly follows all DOT regulations, procedures and policies
- Accurately completes paperwork in a timely manner
- Proper use of safety equipment
- Responsible for safe and efficient loading of drums, case goods and bulk fuels, lubes and chemicals.
- Be responsible for loading and unloading at customer locations
- Follow the policies and procedures of our Customer’s operations and site
- Some mechanical and electrical aptitude
- Knowledge of forklift operation.
- Certified to operate the onboard crane and lift gate
- Willingness to comply with company and customer safety rules
- Understanding of or willingness to learn operations of utility cranes, and some troubleshooting.
- Be able to present a professional appearance and attitude. Abide by the company dress policy.
- Follow the Company’s accident and incident reporting procedures for any accident or spill on company property or third party’s property.
- Prior to doing a task, review procedures to determine the safest way of completing the task before conducting the task.
- Be aware of your surroundings at all times.
- Ensure that all equipment, barrels, tanks, and tank stands are properly stored, strapped and secured before leaving a facility.
- Follow proper designated routes to your destination.
- If using a trailer, make sure the trailer is properly attached, safety chains in place, product or equipment properly secured, license plate secured and all lights are working.
- Keep the interior of the cab clean and free of clutter.
- Help maintain the exterior of the Frac truck, reporting any problems or issues and keep it clean.
- Use caution when maneuvering on and around the truck, platforms and lift gate at all times.
- Stay with the truck and equipment when loading and unloading - be visual and alert and do not become distracted from what you are doing.
- No smoking in or within 25’ of the vehicle or loading area according to DOT regulations.
- Follows all Haul Safe, Defensive Driving and Emergency and Evasive Maneuvering procedures and policies.
- When off loading to a tank, checks tank for proper ventilation.
- When off loading, checks tank to see if correct product will fit before unloading. Ensures the use of the right connections, and double checks to avoid product contamination or spills.
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