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Boom Operator

Company: GMS
Location: North Charleston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

GMS is the leading North American distributor of gypsum wallboard, acoustical ceiling products and other specialty building materials. Founded in 1971, GMS now operates a network of more than 200 distribution centers nationwide. For more information about GMS, visit www.gms.com or any one of our subsidiary company websites. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES * Inspect truck/trailer for defects for safe operation * Safely load building materials onto flatbed or boom truck and unload products at commercial & residential job sites * Deliver materials to assigned area as directed by the customer while prioritizing personal safety and the safety of those around you * Maintain records required for compliance with State and Federal regulations * Must report all accidents involving driver or company equipment * Stamina to lift heavy building materials up to 80 lbs. for load/unload * Excellent customer service skills and professional attitude OTHER COMPETENCIES: * Ability to self-manager, show initiative and be proactive * Communicate professionally, both verbally and in writing BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: * High School diploma or GED * Must have valid commercial driver's license * Three-year motor vehicle history report must meet Company requirements * Overall knowledge of Department of Transportation regulations * Boom or crane experience preferred PHYSICAL DEMANDS: * Stamina to continuously lift, carry, and move at least 100 lbs. in order to carry materials * Must be able to remain in stationary position while driving commercial vehicle 20% of the shift * Constantly, moving and unloading materials from commercial motor vehicle onto job site * Constantly, operates commercial motor vehicle and/or boom vehicle * Constantly, positions self to unload and load materials from flatbed or boom * Constantly, working in an outside environment in all weather conditions while making deliveries MENTAL DEMANDS: * Must be able to prioritize job sites and deadlines * Must be able to manage stress depending on customer's delivery window of time * Must be able to multitask * Must be able to receive information and directions * Must be able to quickly communicate solutions if problems occur * Must be able to demonstrate a high degree of sound judgement * Company Benefits: * Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability & Life Insurance * 401k * Paid holidays & vacation days This job description is subject to change at any time. Launch your career with a national building materials distributor and discover opportunities for growth and advancement. Our people have the independence and authority to make a difference. We invest in relationships, and every person is important. Our highest priority is serving others. We passionately pursue a safe work environment along with a relentless focus on operational excellence. We believe you can never go wrong doing the right thing. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: GMS, Charleston , Boom Operator, Other , North Charleston, South Carolina

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