Mueller, Inc.

  • Local Driver / Material Handler

    Job Locations US-LA-Oak Grove
    Posted Date 7 months ago(10/10/2018 9:47 AM)
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  • Overview

    Local drivers perform product loading/unloading and delivery activities in a customer responsive, safe and efficient manner.


    • Perform material handling activities to include loading and unloading material on a trailer by hand, forklift or overhead crane.
    • Reconcile material requirements with shipping list to ensure delivery is correct and obtain appropriate customer signatures to verify receipt.
    • Perform daily pre and post trip inspections of tractor and trailer and have deficiencies corrected if vehicle is not safe to operate. 
    • Operate onboard recording system and adhere to company policies, D.O.T. regulations, and all federal, state and local traffic laws while driving. 
    • Deliver products during the day through the use of a piggy-back trailer mounted forklift (training available) at customer job sites and locations
    • Provide courteous, prompt, and professional customer service at all times. 
    • Position requires frequent standing, lifting, bending and moving of heavy products (60+ pounds). 
    • May be exposed to varying temperatures and seasonal climate conditions due to exposure, external of tractor-trailer.
    • Inspect and clean vehicle to make sure that all functions are working correctly, safely, and good appearance is maintained. 
    • Assist in inventory management activities to include cycle counts.
    • Perform cleaning and housekeeping activities.
    • Perform work in a safe and efficient manner.
    • Provide and ensure customer-focused activities, deliverables and services.


    • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
    • High School diploma or GED required.
    • Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) required. 
    • Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of CDL certified truck driving experience preferred.
    • Must be able to drive interstate as business necessitates.
    • Must be able to pass DOT pre-employment drug screen and DOT physical.
    • Must be insurable according to company insurance requirements.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • A combination of education and experience may be qualifying.

    Compensation & Benefits

    • Starting pay rate $18.00 to $19.09 an hour depending on qualifications 
    • Generous employer paid benefits valued at $5 to $10 an hour. 
      • Dual Medical/Rx Plan Options - Base Plan: 100% paid premiums for the employee and children; spouse coverage available for a nominal payroll contribution.  Buy-Up Plan: nominal payroll contribution for the employee, children and spouse
      • Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance Plan 
      • Long-Term Disability Insurance Plan
      • 401(k) Retirement Plan 
      • Generous Paid Time Off Benefits
      • Holidays 
      • Occupational Illness & Injury 
      • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


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