Delivery Driver & Truck Mounted Forklift Operator (DZ or AZ with certification)

Watson Building Supplies - London, ON (30+ days ago)

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Summary

Watson is Ontario's premier supplier premier supplier of building materials. Our team is made up of dedicated and hardworking individuals who together create a rewarding and welcoming environment.

Our new London location is currently looking for a highly motivated and customer-focused individual for the position of Delivery Driver (DZ or AZ) with Truck Mounted Forklift. The Delivery Driver with Truck Mounted Forklift is responsible for the safe operation of a commercial vehicle and the transportation of building materials and the placement on customer jobsites. Together with other team members, the Driver works to exceed customer expectations.

Location - 481 Newbold St., London

Duties & Responsibilities:
Perform circle-checks and complete logbook entries
Ensure proper vehicle maintenance and servicing
Verify load security and accuracy
Report all accidents or injuries
Communicate professionally with customers, co-workers, and other trades on job sites
Maintain contact with dispatch and work to resolve issues as they arise
Prepare trucks for reloading and assist warehouse staff as needed
Transport loads safely following the rules of the road and representing the company to the highest standards
Deliver materials to assigned area as directed by the customer while prioritizing personal safety and the safety of those around you
Act as an ambassador of the company with all employees and customers
Follow all regulations, company policies, and procedures
Other duties as assigned by management

Requirements:
Valid driver’s license (DZ or AZ class) with a minimum three years of experience and a clean driver’s abstract
Valid forklift certificate (appropriate class)
Effective written and oral communication skills
Knowledge of basic mathematics
Basic hand tool skills
Completion of high school preferred

Physical requirements include:
Ability to lift and carry up to 100lbs
Sitting for long periods of time
Frequently climbing up and down stairs
Pulling, pushing, bending and torso twisting movements to transfer building materials between truck and job site

Compensation

Wages - $22.00 - $23.00
Bonus - eligible for a performance bonus of up to $5,000/yr (conditions apply)
Benefits
Health benefits including drug coverage, practitioner, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance
Retirement savings (pension or other)
Perks - Company discounts (mobile phone, gym membership, etc.), training programs and opportunities for career advancement, group events, and more

If you feel Watson is a good fit for your career goals and skillset, we invite you to apply and look forward to reviewing your application. As part of the GMS Inc. family of companies, you can launch your career with a North American building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing. We are an equal opportunity employer.