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Service Truck Driver, Wonderful Orchards

Company: The Wonderful Company
Location: Shafter
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

With approximately 100,000 planted acres in California's San Joaquin Valley, Wonderful Orchards is the world's largest grower of almonds, pistachios and pomegranates. Wonderful Orchards is a part of The Wonderful Company, a privately held $5 billion global company dedicated to harvesting health and happiness around the world through its iconic consumer brands which include Wonderful Pistachios, Wonderful Halos, POM Wonderful, FIJI Water, Teleflora, and JUSTIN Wine.

Position Summary:

Mid-level service/fuel truck operator position. Employee works for the Shop Manager. Performs work in inspection, servicing, and fueling of farm equipment and vehicles. Can inspect heavy duty trucks according to DOT and CHP rules and regulations. Must be able to fill out and maintain log books or comparable means of keeping driving hours logged as well as fueling sheets and keep track of gallons used. Capable of completing assigned tasks independently as well as with other mechanics and shop employees. Any other tasks assigned by shop management.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Use safe practices and principles working around equipment and machinery
  • Fuel and inspect farming equipment
  • Perform preventative maintenance by changing oil and filters as well as other parts
  • Service and inspect heavy duty vehicles as per BIT regulations
  • Assist mechanics in inspections on air brake systems.
  • Assist mechanics in inspecting steering, suspension, wheel bearings, engine cooling systems, Air filter systems, HVAC, hydraulic systems
  • Repair and replace fuel hoses and fittings
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area
  • Any other tasks or responsibilities assigned by shop management
  • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking, and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures

Additional Functions

  • Driving heavy duty trucks
  • Keeping all required documentation and licensing current and legible
  • Driving and operating all farm equipment and vehicles used on Wonderful property

Qualifications:

  • Valid Commercial California Driver's License (class A or B) with reliable transportation to and from work
  • Able to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Works effectively individually or on a team to complete goals or tasks

Education or Experience

No formal education or experience is required for this position. High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred

  • Pass driving and fueling assessment given by Shop management

Certification or Licenses

  • Class A or B with tanks endorsement. Haz-Mat endorsement a plus
  • Be on the forefront of a growing business!
  • Competitive benefits packing including Medical, Vision, Dental, 401k and bonus opportunity
  • Continued training and generous Education Reimbursement Program
  • Paid Sick, Vacation, Personal Hours and holiday time
  • Wonderful Giving (www.wonderfulgiving.com) -- allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice

Why choose Wonderful?

The Wonderful Company is a successful, entrepreneurial, privately held company with healthy, iconic, authentic brands, and ethical, creative, innovative business practices. We are passionate about sustainability, social responsibility, philanthropy, and wellness -- for our employees, their communities, and consumers around the world.

  • We are harvesting a better world - We use the power of business to make the world a better place.
  • We nourish, naturally - We believe that what you put into your body matters. The most nutritious -- and best-tasting -- foods are those from nature.
  • We play to win - Our employees set ambitious goals and meet challenges with unified purpose and unmatched energy.
  • We act differently - With courage and fearlessness, we are relentless in our quest to inspire healthier. food and beverage choices. As a privately held organization, we have the freedom and the power to make quick and effective decisions.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and core values, visit www.wonderful.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

Please click here to view our Privacy Notice.

Wonderful Orchards and The Wonderful Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and with opportunities for advancement. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories.

To learn more about The Wonderful Company, its products and core values, visit www.wonderful.com.

Keywords: The Wonderful Company, Bakersfield , Service Truck Driver, Wonderful Orchards, Other , Shafter, California

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