Baton Rouge Driver Onpoint Industrial Services
Job Details
Experienced
Louisiana Area - Lake Charles, LA
High School
$18.00 Hourly
Varies
Transportation
Description

JOB SUMMARY & MISSION:
Under the general direction of the Transportation Coordinator on an assigned project (turnaround or capital project), the Field Bus Driver/Shuttle Driver has the primary responsibility safety and welfare of the passengers during bus transportation to and from the client facility. The Field Bus Driver/Shuttle Driver is also responsible for following the pre-determined bus route in a safe, responsible and efficient manner, following all traffic safety regulations and company/client safety protocol. The Field Bus Driver/Shuttle Driver is also responsible for ensuring the bus is clean and in proper working condition at all times; maintaining all bus and transportation records as required by the DOT and Onpoint.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensures the safety and well-being of all passengers being transported to and from the client facility.
  • Reports to work at the designated time, ensuring ample time for pre-trip inspections, instructions, safety briefings, etc.
  • Ensures all driver certifications are current and up to date at all times. This includes CDL driver’s license with a P endorsement; ISTC badge; DOT examiner’s card and site facility badge (if required). Reports any changes to the Transportation Coordinator or designee immediately.
  • Ensures a proper MVR is maintained regularly within the Onpoint specified guidelines. Immediately reports any traffic citations or accidents (on or off the job) to the Transportation Coordinator.
  • Completes a pre-trip/post-trip inspection each shift and turns in daily to the Transportation Coordinator or designee, ensuring that any issues are written up until such time they are repaired. Immediately reports defects such as flat/worn tires, air leaks, brake issues, horn, lights or other defects that may affect the safe operation of the bus. Ensures the bus has all proper fluid levels.
  • Ensures the bus always has sufficient fuel.
  • Follows efficient and safe, established bus route(s) at all times and operates the bus in such a way that al road and safety regulations are always followed. Reports any deviations or traffic violations/accidents/near misses immediately to the Transportation Coordinator or designee.
  • Follow all local, state and federal laws while operating a vehicle at the direction of Onpoint.
  • Follow all company/client safety standards at all times, including but not limited to the wearing of seat belt at all times while the bus is in motion and not using a cellular phone at any time while on the bus whether parked or in motion.
  • Keeps the assigned vehicle clean from waste and dirt for the health and safety of all passengers, including the driver. This includes sweeping, taking out the trash, wiping the seats down, cleaning windows and dash area, and washing the floor if necessary (i.e., cleaning up spills).
  • Ensures all seatbelts are buckled, on top of the seat and visible at the end of each shift.
  • Maintain an orderly bus atmosphere, conducive to safe driving.
  • Pay attention to all signs in the client facility or in any residential or highway area.
  • Ensure the proper recording of arrival and departure times on the site sign in sheet each and every scheduled shift.
  • In the event of an accident, ensures that medical emergency procedures are followed; completes an accident report as required by the Company, and immediately notifies the Transportation Coordinator or designee.
  • Performs other duties and
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:
    This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

    TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:
    The Field Bus Driver/Shuttle Driver may be required to travel to conduct the Company’s business at various customer locations throughout North America.

Qualifications

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

• High School Diploma or GED, and a minimum of two (2) years’ commercial driving experience, preferably operating a passenger bus.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent driving record to drive company vehicle and access client facilities.
  • CDL license with Passenger (P) endorsement.
  • No commercial at-fault traffic accidents in the last 5 years
  • Clean driving record
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Safety-oriented attitude with a true commitment to personal safety, as well as the safety of others is a must.
  • Knowledge and understanding of transportation operations according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regulations.

 

KEY SKILLSETS & ABILITIES:

  • Organization and Judgment: Demonstrates initiative and exercises good judgment, planning work and carrying out tasks without detailed instructions; makes constructive suggestions; prepares for problems or opportunities in advance and undertakes additional responsibilities.
  • Attention to Detail: Thoroughness in accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved, no matter how small. Monitors and checks work or information and plans and organizes time and resources efficiently.
  • Adaptability: Ability to adapt quickly to change and be open to considering new approaches to solving problems and work processes.
  • Language / Writing: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write effective correspondence and presentations. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
  • Computer: - Strong PC skills with particular emphasis on Microsoft Office (MSWord, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). Ability to quickly learn additional software programs as required by job responsibilities.
  • Customer Orientation: Demonstrates concern for meeting internal and external customers' needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer within the resources that can be made available.

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee could be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions. They may be required to work in extreme cold and extreme heat and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. Their work may involve risks to hazards such as: other vehicles, pedestrians, working around moving mechanical parts; risk of electrical shock; explosives and vibration. The noise level in the work environment may exceed 85dB and will require the use of hearing protection.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand or walk. They will need to use their hands and fingers to handle or feel and to reach with hands and arms. They will need to use their senses to see, feel, hear, taste and smell. The employee may be required to balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must be able to carry/transport/move equipment up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Must possess a TWIC card.
  • CDL license with a Passenger (P) endorsement.
  • Current DOT Medical Exam

 

COMPENSATION/BENEFITS:
Compensation is commensurate with experience.


Employee Benefits. Benefits include relatively standard Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision insurance coverage on a cost sharing basis with the company. The company provides group term life, accidental death & dismemberment, and short and long-term disability insurance for all employees at minimal cost (75% company cost/25% employee cost). A voluntary buy up LTD program, as well as voluntary group term life insurance (and AD&D) is also available with the entire cost borne by the employee. The company offers a 3% matching 401(k) Retirement Plan. There is a generous PTO plan and holiday schedule.

Apply