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 Truck Driver I - Nashville, Tennessee, United States

Job information
Posted by: Gannett 
Hiring entity type: Other 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Transportation
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: MekH6PT0aYv83GqNNULusXb8giLrQB / Latpro-3788233 
Date posted: Apr-26-2021
State, Zip: Tennessee, 37219


Req #15444

Friday, April 23, 2021

Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is a subscription-led and digitally focused media and marketing solutions company committed to empowering communities to thrive. With an unmatched reach at the national and local level, Gannett touches the lives of millions with our Pulitzer-Prize winning content, consumer experiences and benefits, and advertiser products and services.

Our current portfolio of media assets includes USA TODAY, local media organizations in 46 states in the U.S., and Newsquest, a wholly owned subsidiary operating in the United Kingdom with more than 120 local news media brands. Gannett also owns the digital marketing services companies ReachLocal, Inc., UpCurve, Inc., and WordStream, Inc., which are marketed under the LOCALiQ brand, and runs the largest media-owned events business in the U.S., USA TODAY NETWORK Ventures.

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Truck Driver I
Gannett Publishing Services
Nashville, TN

The Truck Driver I performs production driving responsibilities to support efficient operations to achieve and maintain on-time production, product quality standards, low waste, and operational safety.

Key Responsibilities:

Work as part of a team to achieve on-time performance including product breakout & delivery, Driving as required.
Operational safety including OSHA & EPA compliance.
Material Handling Tasks

Direct responsibilities include:
Comply with all related material handling Standard Operating Procedures (S.O.P.s)
Fuel, inspect, maintain and operate authorized vehicles
Forklift and/or clamp truck set-up, inspection and maintenance
Load, unload, inspect and stage newsprint, preprints, commercial print products, and other materials
Document and report all preprint transit or handling damage to packaging management
Perform general maintenance including cleaning delivery vehicles, forklifts & clamp trucks

Always work in a safe manner and consistently utilize required safety equipment to promote top-of-mind safety awareness:
Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
Complete required annual OSHA safety training programs: Lockout/Tag-out, Hazardous Communications, Personal Protective Equipment, Hearing Conservation, Blood Borne Pathogens, Forklift.
Ensure all machine safety-guards are installed, functioning properly, and in use.
Immediately report any potential safety hazards, operational concerns and all accidents/injuries and near misses to operations management and supervisors.

Provide timely and accurate reports and information to the operations team and management.
Immediately report equipment issues to management.
Communicate scheduling needs to Transportation management and supervisors.

An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Accountabilities: Area of Influence. Indicate the positions primary area of responsibility Identify internal client groups or dotted-line reporting relationships that are critical to the job.
Shipping, receiving and distribution dock
Packaging & Transportation Duties

Requirements: Indicate the education level, previous experience, specific knowledge, skills and abilities required to meet the minimum entry-level requirements (not necessarily the incumbents experience or education level) for this job. This may include special skills, statutes or regulations, and department procedures.
Education/Certification Requirements High school diploma or GED equivalent
Valid non-commercial drivers license (at the required Class F) with satisfactory motor vehicle record

Experience Required or Preferred Qualified local or interstate commercial delivery experience and driving history.

Specialized Knowledge Required or Preferred MSDS/hazardous materials training
Knowledge of OSHA regulations required.

Universal Skills and Traits Preferred
English language fluency: Speaking, reading and writing
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good time management skills working in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
Mechanical aptitude

Technology/Equipment Expertise or Proficiency
Vans, pick-up trucks, box trucks
Forklift operations
Basic PC Skills including Microsoft Office: E-mail

Travel Requirements: . Frequent travel to complete local and regional deliveries which many require interstate driving and limited overnight lodging.

Physical Demands: The mental and physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.

Standing 5 % of time Vehicle inspection
Walking 10 % of time Vehicle inspection
Sitting 85 % of time Vehicle & forklift operations

Lifting 50 Lbs. Load balancing products & materials
Carrying 50 Lbs. Load balancing products & materials
Pushing 2,000 Lbs. Device assisted
Pulling 1,000 Lbs. Pallet jack assisted

Gannett Co., a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Other details
  • Job Family Transportation
  • Job Function Marketing Solutions
  • Pay Type Hourly

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