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Wifco Steel Products, Inc. OTR Truck Driver in Hutchinson, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12450681

Wifco Steel Products seeks an experienced full-time driver, hauling truckloads in transporting product to customers out of state. Must have CDL Class A and medical certification, clean MVR, and working knowledge of DOT compliance.

Driving Equipment:

  • Semi-truck with 53 step deck trailer
  • 1-ton truck with 28 and 40 gooseneck flatbed trailers rated at 28,000 lbs.

Must have experience strapping and securing loads.

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Responsible for hauling truckloads, transporting products to customers in a safe and timely manner by performing the following duties:


  • Loads and delivers steel parts to customers.
  • Verifies contents of inventory loads against shipping documents.
  • Communicates with clients regularly to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Works under the immediate supervision of Operations.
  • Reads maps and follows geographic directions, driving over a variety of terrain and weather conditions.
  • Sometimes works out of town/state on temporary assignments.
  • Completes accurate DOT daily logs and mileage records, billing statements, and hours when applicable.
  • Submits Weekly Expense Reports to Accounting, including all related receipts; and also attaches those reports to the corresponding monthly credit card statement provided by Accounting with the required supervisor authorization.
  • Obeys traffic laws and follows established traffic and transportation procedures.
  • Performs truck and equipment inspections to detect and report any deficiencies in accordance with DOT requirements.
  • Makes minor repairs to equipment as needed to maintain operation.
  • Follows DOT compliance rules and environmental regulations
  • Works in a safe manner and follows prescribed safety regulations.
  • Maintains truck and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.


  • Takes direction from Operations.
  • Possesses a willingness to travel.
  • Excellent time management and planning abilities.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Presents oneself in a professional manner.
  • Ability to read and write, and interpret various gauges and instruments used in loading and handling equipment.
  • Maintains concentration, alertness, attention to detail for an extended period and possesses the stamina to work long hours.
  • Demonstrates safety-conscious behavior.


  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL) Class A certification and current medical certification.
  • Minimum 2 years of experience driving steel using a flatbed truck is preferred.
  • Strapping experience.
  • Clean Motor Vehicle Report (MVR).
  • Working knowledge of DOT compliance rules and regulations.
  • Forklift operating experience is desired.


The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Regularly required to talk and hear.
  • Required to sustain twisting and turning of the spine while driving and manipulating controls.
  • Sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to climb in and out, on and off of equipment.
  • Frequently required to lift and/or move items up to 50 pounds. If items are heavier than 50 pounds, seek the help of a lifting device, or request the assistance of a fellow employee(s) for a team lift.
  • Use of safety equipment to include but not li ited to steel toe shoes/boots, hearing protection, and safety glasses.
  • Ability to tolerate extreme temperatures.