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Safety Trainer​/Manager

Job in Saint Cloud - Stearns County - MN Minnesota - USA
Company: Anderson Trucking Service
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-07-15
Job specializations:
  • Transportation
    Driver, Land Transportation, Transportation Logistics, Transportation Manager
  • Logistics
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Job Description

Were you a CDL Driver in the past? Do you consider yourself a master of safety? Are you comfortable using your experience to help train a team in a professional setting and office culture?

This may be the position for you!

Anderson Trucking Service is looking for an experienced Safety Manager to lead the team training Fleet Managers on Safety and Driver Securement!

Why work for ATS?

-Family Owned Company with a family feel (over 60 years)

-Great Culture with fun promotions (We are currently participating in Reindeer Games)

-Competitive Benefits

-Learn new things everyday

-Growing company that is debt free and thriving

-Short commute avoiding traffic!

Why Apply for this position?

-You have/had your CDL and have experience driving

-Utilizing details to follow policies/procedures for safety

-You enjoy teaching and training a team

-Able to work in a professional setting

-Comfortable working on a computer in our corporate office

-Everyday brings a new challenge

-Contribute to the success of the company in a big way

-Your new team is excited to work with you!

What are we looking for??

Driver/Fleet Manager Trainer (DFT) is responsible for coaching, mentoring, and educating drivers and Fleet Managers, and for ensuring regulatory and program compliance via monitoring of Event Data Recorder . The DFT will focus efforts on safety and compliance to keep driver behavior within established company goals and expectations, and will encourage safe CMV operation through training of correct techniques, providing guidance to comply with the FMCSR and assuring drivers meet ATS safety standards. The DFT will provide education to develop team member skills in an effort to help reduce DOT recordable accidents; lower liability claims costs and maintain acceptable BASIC category scores under the CSA system. The DFT will also provide daily office/clerical support as needed.

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of a High School diploma with 1-2 years of previous business/corporate experience in a structured environment.
  • Experience safely driving a tractor-trailer and securing loads. A current or past CDL is preferred for the knowledge and experiential insight.
  • Proficient knowledge, or quickly learn, proper driving techniques and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook) required.
  • Competent using basic computer systems, operating systems and data bases.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, listening and verbal).
  • Ability to comfortably speak in front of large or small groups primarily for training purposes.
  • Ability to stay organized and prioritize work as well as adjust as changes/needs occur.
  • Ability to analyze situations and come to reasonable solutions.
  • Must be detail oriented and yet see the big picture.
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations and remain calm.
  • Learn and understand all of the speed control alerts, including but not limited to accident mitigation technology.
  • Ability to deal with confidential information in a discrete and diplomatic manner.
  • Ability to also speak Spanish would be beneficial.
  • Willing and able to travel infrequently, including overnight travel.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review Data Event Recorder material and educate Fleet Managers on how to proactively & with empathy counsel and communicate with drivers. Educated and train fleet managers in regard to compliance issues or coach for improved safety in driving techniques.
  • Observe and report on progress and performance of drivers daily to Fleet Managers and Safety department.
  • Complete 30, 60, 90 days counseling and provide constructive feedback to new drivers.
  • Collaborate with other departments gaining insight and input regarding issues and incidents to make good decisions. Conduct driver evaluations, determine and recommend a course of action, if necessary, such as some type of remedial training, i.e. “Retrain and Retain”.
  • Consult, educate & train OPS Managers and Fleet Managers to make safety decision in regard to driver behavior and set corrective action to modify driver behaviors.
  • Present findings, explanations, facts regarding incidents and trends in driver behavior to individuals and or groups.
  • Coach Fleet Managers how to effectively communicate with drivers regarding safety issues and concerns.
  • Resolve issues utilizing pro-active conflict resolution techniques with both contractors, drivers and co - workers.
  • Perform various office related tasks to support the needs of the department.
  • In support of ATS’s culture, all employees are expected to consistently, effectively and reliably perform in accordance with the Company’s values as set forth in our core competencies and behaviors (All Employee Competencies and Manager Competencies).
  • Position may require work responsibilities outside of normal business hours and infrequent travel may be required.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Constantly in a stationary position and occasionally will move around.
  • Constantly operates a keyboard and mouse and constantly utilizes a computer monitor(s).
  • Constantly conversing with internal and external customers in person or via phone system.
  • Sound like a fit??

    Apply Today!

    Company Description

    It’s an exciting time to be part of the ATS family. We’re in growth mode and with that comes endless opportunity.

    Whether you’re interested in being a national sales representative, a shop technician, or something else entirely, ATS provides ample opportunity for growth in your career.

    Our #1 priority is to provide you with the support and tools you need to achieve your personal career goals. At ATS, enjoy a top-notch training program, as well as ongoing opportunities for professional and career development.

    Join our team: and unlock your potential. #WeAreATS

    Position Requirements
    Less than 1 Year work experience
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