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DOT Safety Coordinator 

About the Organization Alter Trading Corporation, a 120+ year old company, with 70+ scrap metal processing facilities throughout the Midwest and Southern region. Alter is committed to our customers by being the best source of both ferrous and non-ferrous metal and by giving great customer service. Our corporate support center and marketing is located in St. Louis, MO, with Trading Offices located in St. Louis and in Hong Kong. Our website is www.Altertrading.com  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Location Des Moines - DM-E/Court  
Position DOT Safety Coordinator  
Description

Job Summary: Conduct new hire driver safety orientation and road evaluation of new company Class A and B drivers. Instruct defensive driving techniques and educate drivers on the safe and professional operation of a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal and State regulations. Assess individual's ability to demonstrate the necessary skills to including knowledge of pre-trip inspections, Smith System, road and backing skills.

Train drivers on the safe operation and dumping of our specialized equipment used in the scrap recycling industry such as roll-offs, dump trailers, flatbed and lugger trucks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide hands-on instruction in the safe and professional operation of a commercial motor vehicle in accordance with applicable local, state, and federal regulations
  • Provide safety oversight throughout all training evaluations in accordance company safety policy
  • Master training requirements, compliance standards, and company policies to improve the processes and better facilitate training of company drivers
  • Ensure all training is properly recorded for each individual according to company procedures
  • Observe, mentor and make recommendations respective to individual training and developmental needs
  • Evaluate students individually on their operational skills and assess their progress during each training evaluation according to course curriculum
  • Counsel drivers as needed regarding skill issues and adherence to DOT and company regulations
  • Train students in areas of weakness through constructive feedback and adult learning processes
  • Conduct mock DOT audits with drivers in the field
  • Safely operate all CMV equipment within our fleet

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma required. 3 years (preferred) of training or teaching experience or combination of driving and training experience. Preferred candidates will possess a valid Class A CDL license for a minimum 5 years and have a clean driving record. Candidates with a CDL for less than 5 years will be reviewed on a case by case basis based on previous experience driving and training experience.

Travel

This position could require up to 50% overnight travel within the region of responsibility.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time -unspecified-  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Position Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma required. 3 years (preferred) of training or teaching experience or combination of driving and training experience. Preferred candidates will possess a valid Class A CDL license for a minimum 5 years and have a clean driving record. Candidates with a CDL for less than 5 years will be reviewed on a case by case basis based on previous experience driving and training experience.

Travel

This position could require up to 50% overnight travel within the region of responsibility.

 
Shift -not applicable-  
Category Safety  

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