Georgia Employer TRUCK DRIVER/YARD ASSOCIATE in Leesburg, Georgia

Position: Truck Driver / Yard AssociateReports to: Yard Foreman_______________________________________________________Role DescriptionThe role of this position is to quickly and efficiently deliver goods to our customers and assist with maintaining an efficient, clean, safe, and well-operated lumberyard. In addition, as a key "point of contact" with customers, this position is charged with providing excellence in customer service delivery. Scope of the PositionThis position is located in __LEESBURG, GA____ and reports to the Yard Foreman. The position requires close cooperation with the yard foreman, drivers, sales associates, and sales coordinators. This position includes labor that is outside and on uneven surfaces in both hot and cold weather as well rain and occasionally snow. This job is not just a driving position as manual labor is involved. Nature of the PositionResponsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following:*Meets and greets contractors and DIY customers providing exceptional customer service by assisting with the selection and loading of materials *Accurately pulls and stages materials to be picked up or delivered to ensure schedules are met *Helps on the yard and also helps load and unload trucks*Responsible for making sure credits are don*Contributes to maintaining the inventory in the yard by conducting cycle counts, keeping the yard organized, and ensuring the correct materials are shipped and received*Properly uses and maintains all equipment*Commits to continuing education on products, packages, procedures, and more*Knows and follows all applicable safety rules and procedures*Knows and follows all applicable rules and procedures regarding sales and inventory management*Accurately distributes and places all specified building materials as indicated on order tickets*Responsible for having pulled products neatly placed and as orderly and presentable as possible*Daily inspection of truck and forklift and maintains DOT daily forms*Reports and problem with equipment the Yard Foreman immediately *Other duties as assigned by management*NO SMOKING IN ANY OF THE TRUCKS*NOTE. Roles and responsibilities for this position are open to changePosition QualificationsQualifications of the ideal candidate include:*Knowledge of all applicable building material products*Previous experience in a customer service environment*Ability to unload, transport and position all building materials as required (These materials include 5 gallon pails weighing up to approximately 62 pounds.; also include material bundles weighing upward of 115 pounds.) *Ability to follow all safe and applicable methods of transporting materials from the delivery vehicle, by way of stairways, elevators and/or boom operations, to the point of stocking/delivery*Must be knowledgeable, trained, capable and licensed/certified to operate forklift equipment, if needed, often transporting heavy and awkward loads*Must be trained how to layout materials at the job site*Computer literacy and knowledge of current office technology a plus*Strong communication skills*Ability to work independently with limited supervision*High school diploma or equivalent *CDL and DOT Physical