Driver / Warehouse Support Associate

Posted by Granite City Electric
Bennington, VT
June 27, 2024

Job Details

Granite City Electric Supply is the area’s premiere electrical distributor serving electrical contractors as well as residential, commercial and industrial customers for over 100 years. With branches covering Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York and Connecticut, we are the largest regional independent electrical supply company and the official distributor of electrical supplies to the Boston Red Sox.

Position Summary:

Granite City Electric Supply, Co. is looking to hire a Driver/Warehouse Support Associate for our Bennington, VT location. The Driver/Warehouse Support Associate will be responsible for delivering, receiving, storing, and shipping materials in a timely, efficient and safe manner, as well as performing physical and clerical warehouse duties. Hours for this position are 8:30AM to 5:30PM, Monday through Friday. Pay is an hourly rate of $21.00

Essential Position Functions:

  • Load and unload company trucks manually or by using a forklift, pallet jack, handcart, or other device.
  • Accurately count, check, prepare, and record items being received or shipped.
  • Deliver material to customers in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure truck is in safe operating condition and maintains a clean appearance.
  • Communicate with sales associates through problem solving to meet customer needs.
  • Supply feedback to the warehouse supervisor to maintain efficiency in driving routes.
  • Accurately, counts, checks, prepare, and records items being received or shipped.
  • Assemble, package, label, stack, palletize, and route material for safe delivery or storage.
  • Complete paperwork, documentation, and data input in accordance with established procedures.
  • Perform maintenance and housekeeping duties.
  • Acquire and maintain current knowledge of GCE policies and procedures, participate in training, and attends meetings as requested.
  • Act in a helpful and cooperative manner towards customers and GCE associates.
  • Maintain professional appearance.
  • Participate in processes and programs aimed at promoting a safe work environment.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Safe driving and forklift operator courses desirable.
  • 1-3 years of professional box truck driving experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of and experience with forklift operations and warehouse equipment preferred.
  • Eclipse software experience preferred; computer aptitude is necessary.
  • Equivalent education or experience may be substituted for any of the above.

Position Requirements:

  • Embrace GCE core values; Pride, Accountability, Integrity and Respect and apply to each business interaction; internal and external.
  • Electrical or construction experience is preferred, but not required.
  • Must possess valid, commercial driver’s license, clean driving record, and must have familiarity with delivery areas.
  • Must possess valid, unexpired Medical DOT card.
  • Experience with medium-sized trucks and warehouse equipment preferred.
  • Must be able to understand maps and/or GPS technology.
  • Punctuality and time management skills are required.
  • Willing to learn and actively participates in coaching process.
  • Able to adapt and be flexibility as business fluctuates.
  • Works with a sense of urgency.
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to bend, twist and stoop frequently.
  • Must be able to climb in and out of truck routinely.
  • Ability to walk/stand/sit.
  • Ability to push/pull up to 70 lbs repetitively.

Granite City offers competitive wages, great benefits including medical, dental, vision, life, STD/LTD, 401k, vacation, holiday, sick and more! Join our team and work among the best in the industry!

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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