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Route Driver in Knoxville, TN at Prairie Farms Dairy

Date Posted: 8/17/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Position Summary, Duties and Responsibilities:

This person must have or be able to acquire a commercial drivers license and be able to pass a DOT physical including a drug test.

This person must have basic skills in math, reading and writing. Basic math skills include addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

This person is also responsible for the dairy case at their stops on the route. These duties include keeping the stock rotated properly and the appearance of the product acceptable. This person also will have a great amount of customer contact and therefore should have or be able to attain sales skills.

You will work on the average of 60 hours per week.

Other duties as assigned by the supervisor will be required.

Job Requirements

Qualifications/Physical Requirements:

Standing: Dealing with customers
Walking: Working load in trucks up to 75 ft. up to 150/shift
Sitting: Driving up to 100 miles per day
Lift / Carry: Move up to 400 / 35# cases from 12" to 78" up to 66/shift
Push / Pull: Use up to 20# force to move up to 290# satck up to 75 ft. up to 133/shift
Use up to 20# force to move up to 1050# cart up to 75 ft. up to 33/shift
Reaching: Overhead:
Stoop / Bend:
Kneel / Crawl:
Balancing: Wet floors, winter ice
Handle / Finger / Feel: Pick orders from truck stock / stock shelves
Gripping / Grasping: Dairy hook / 2 wheeled hand truck up to 35# force

Other Demands

Talking: Working with customers
Hearing: Working with customers
Color Discrimination: Reading labels, driving
Depth Perception: Driving
Near Vision: Reading orders / Norand computers / labels
Far Vision: Driving
Peripheral Vision: Driving

Environmental Exposures

Inside: 35degree truck / stores / 35 degree store coolers
Outside: Truck to / Outside docks
Extreme Heat:
Noise: Traffic
Vibration: Routine truck driving
Moving Equipment / Parts: Lift gates / dock equipment
Fumes / Dust / Odors: Traffic / cleaning chemicals
High Elevations:
Slippery Surface: Wet floors, winter ice

Equipment/Tools Used

• Dairy hook
• 2 wheeled truck
• 4 wheel dairy cart
• Refrigerated truck


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