Delivery Driver

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation
September 18, 2022
Jacksonville, FL
Job Type


Great benefits, competitive pay!

Position: Delivery Driver

Location: Fernandina Beach, FL

$2,500k Sign on bonus included!!

Primary Responsibilities:

* Operate truck and delivery equipment safely.
* Deliver propane gas.
* Perform pre-trip and post-trip safety inspections of vehicle and equipment.
* Document findings of inspections and ensure appropriate action is taken in regards to any exceptions.
* Prepare and maintain all appropriate documentation required of drivers by the Department of Transportation.
* Observe all traffic rules and practice defensive driving techniques.
* Observe all company, industry, and regulatory guidelines regarding the safe operation of equipment and the delivery of propane gas.
* Deliver propane gas in a safe and cost effective manner.
* Record deliveries, meter readings and tank percentages accurately.
* Check credit status of customers prior to making deliveries when on call
* Collect payments from customers and disconnect gas service as directed.
* Keep the Delivery Manager and DM informed of inventory levels in various bulk plant tanks.
* Prepare driver settlement reports on a daily basis and submit with work at the end of the day to the Delivery Manager.
* Verify the driver settlement report balances properly and all information is recorded accurately.
* Record payments received from customers as required.
* Inspect bulk plants, plant equipment and delivery equipment.
* Inform the Delivery Manager of any items which need attention or repair.
* Report any unsafe conditions to management immediately.
* Inspect equipment at customer locations to ensure compliance with company and industry standards and inform Delivery Manager of any conditions which are in violation of codes or suspected to be unsafe.
* Ensure that the vehicles assigned are mechanically maintained and that they are kept clean to present a good company image.
* Paint storage tanks.
* Disconnect and reconnect gas service and relight appliances in accordance with Company policy.
* Assist in the installation of tanks, equipment and appliances.
* Deal with customers in a friendly manner.
* Be sensitive to customers' situations and provide helpful assistance to resolve problems.
* Be cooperative with management and co-workers.
* Participate in company functions.
* Participate in training seminars.
* Assist installation and service personnel.
* Exhibit a commitment to Quality Customer Service.
* Participate in company and industry activities which serve to improve personal job knowledge and performance.
* Perform other related duties as assigned.

Additional Responsibilities:

* DL/HM/CLASS B/ MC/ EXP= one year or equivalent.
* High school graduate level or equivalent education. Successful completion of company training programs. General understanding of the propane industry and all applicable codes and regulations. Knowledge of the properties of propane gas and all aspects of the loading and withdrawal of propane gas. Working knowledge of bulk plant and bulk truck equipment. Working knowledge of the proper procedures for the delivery of propane gas. Working knowledge of and ability to operate motor vehicles, telephones, calculators, and various hand and power tools utilized by operational personnel. Possess a mechanical aptitude. Possess a valid driver's license with tanks and hazardous materials endorsement. Satisfactory completion of all applicable Department of Transportation requirements.
* Working knowledge of bulk plant and bulk truck equipment. Working knowledge of the proper procedures for the delivery of propane gas. Working knowledge of and ability to operate motor vehicles, telephones, Maintains all necessary DOT records and also maintains a good driving record with all required endorsements. As well as maintains all DOT logs and records.
* Maintains a good company image and good customer relations.
* Turns in all paper work in a timely manner.
* Maintain truck in a safe and clean manner.
* Reports storage facility percentages to the district manager as loading during the work day.
* Responsible for company owned tools and equipment.
* Must maintain a class B drivers permit with all required endorsements.
* Other duties as assigned by the district manger.


Responsible for the proper use and maintenance of bulk delivery equipment and all other operating equipment and tools utilized in performing the assigned tasks.

RESPONSIBILITY FOR MATERIALS: Responsible for all materials utilized in performing the assigned tasks. Accountable for propane loaded and delivered and monies collected.


* Responsible for keeping customers informed of the proper handling and use of the products delivered.


* Responsible for operating all equipment and performing all assigned tasks in a safe manner to insure the safety of co-workers and the general public.


* Many of the assigned tanks are physically strenuous.
* Must be capable of passing a standard Department of Transportation physical examination and drug tests pursuant to legal requirements.
* Must have keen sense of smell.


* Concentration level varies with tasks. Ability to communicate both in speaking and in writing is required. Normal hearing ability is required in order to transmit information in speaking and to receive instructions and information. A level of visual acuity is needed to perform many of the assigned tasks. Requires the ability to analyze data and make judgments.


Exposure to various substances which could be hazardous if handled improperly.


* Assigned tasks are normally performed in field surroundings with exposure to all types of weather conditions. Required to wear a company uniform including steel toed footwear. Long hours are required in this position.


One to Three Years Required

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Professional License/Specialized Training

A Responsible Driving Record

Chesapeake Utilities Corporation is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants with a disability that need assistance applying for a position may email [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or Ruth Warner, Director, Human Resources Operations at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

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