Otter Tail Corporation BTD_Truck Driver in Washington, Illinois

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BTD Manufacturing, Inc.

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BTD_Truck Driver






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Company Overview:

BTD is a fast growing metalworking company. We provide custom metalwork services for some of the world’s top brands. Our 1100+ employees work from four facilities throughout the Midwest and Southeast. We invest in our people, our equipment, and our facilities

to offer our clients the best value possible. We are also a wholly-owned subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation, a publicly traded company on NASDAQ.


Transports raw materials, work in process and finished goods between various types of establishments such as: manufacturing plants, freight depots and warehouse. May also load and unload trucks with or without helpers. Must recognize and be able to make minor

mechanical repairs needed to keep truck in good working order. Complete vehicle checks and pre/post inspections on every trip.

Safety is #1 at BTD: Our expectation is that every employee: 1) Strictly follows safety policies, rules and safe work methods. 2) Promptly corrects or reports safety hazards or unsafe conditions. Promptly reports injuries for prompt diagnosis and treatment.

3) Makes regular suggestions for safety process improvements to support continuous improvement in safety.



Essential Functions:

  1. Drives Company trucks and delivers products to customers.

  2. Picks up and delivers parts to platers, steel factories and the plant.

  3. Completes vehicle circle checks and pre/post inspections on every trip.

  4. Responsible for proper maintenance and care of truck.

  5. Reports improper operation, faulty equipment, defective materials and unusual conditions to supervisor.

  6. Follows all established safety rules and regulations.

  7. Moves and positions inventory and finished goods by use of pallet jacks and/or forklifts to their proper location.

  8. Must represent the Company in a professional, honest, and forthright manner.

  9. Loads and unloads trucks.

  10. Maintains a clean and safe work area.

  11. Uses Axapta software programs to enter time/payroll information, job information, etc.

Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Experience and Skills Required: At least three years of recent Class A driving experience that includes the following skills and abilities:

  1. Strong working knowledge of tractor trailer operation, loading and minor maintenance.

  2. Strong working knowledge of State and Federal motor carrier regulations.

  3. Ability to operate, load and maintain Class A truck/trailer equipment in a safe, effective manner.

  4. Must have a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License and Medical Card.

  5. Ability to understand, follow and issue routine oral and written instructions.

  6. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.

  7. The qualifications listed above are guidelines. Other combinations of education and experience could provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this job.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform

the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch

or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability

to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform

the essential functions. While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.