Local Driver / Material Handler

Mueller, Inc.   Ballinger, TX   Full-time     Transportation
Posted on September 19, 2022
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Local Driver / Material Handler

Job Locations: US-TX-Ballinger


Local drivers perform product loading/unloading and delivery activities in a customer responsive, safe and efficient manner.


  • Perform material handling activities to include loading and unloading material on a trailer by hand, forklift or overhead crane.
  • Reconcile material requirements with shipping list to ensure delivery is correct and obtain appropriate customer signatures to verify receipt.
  • Perform daily pre and post trip inspections of tractor and trailer and have deficiencies corrected if vehicle is not safe to operate.
  • Operate onboard recording system and adhere to company policies, D.O.T. regulations, and all federal, state and local traffic laws while driving.
  • Deliver products during the day through the use of a piggy-back trailer mounted forklift (training available) at customer job sites and locations
  • Provide courteous, prompt, and professional customer service at all times.
  • Position requires frequent standing, lifting, bending and moving of heavy products (60+ pounds).
  • May be exposed to varying temperatures and seasonal climate conditions due to exposure, external of tractor-trailer.
  • Inspect and clean vehicle to make sure that all functions are working correctly, safely, and good appearance is maintained.
  • Assist in inventory management activities to include cycle counts.
  • Perform cleaning and housekeeping activities.
  • Perform work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Provide and ensure customer-focused activities, deliverables and services.


  • Must be at least twenty-one (21) years of age.
  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Class A Commercial Drivers License (CDL) required.
  • Minimum of one (1) to three (3) years of CDL certified truck driving experience preferred.
  • Must be able to drive interstate as business necessitates.
  • Must be able to pass DOT pre-employment drug screen and DOT physical.
  • Must be insurable according to company insurance requirements.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • A combination of education and experience may be qualifying.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Starting pay rate $21.00 an hour.
  • Generous employer paid benefits valued at $5 to $10 an hour.
  • Dual Medical/Rx Plan Options - Base Plan: 100% paid premiums for the employee and children; spouse coverage available for a nominal payroll contribution. Buy-Up Plan: nominal payroll contribution for the employee, children and spouse
  • Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance Plan
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance Plan
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off Benefits
  • Holidays
  • Occupational Illness & Injury
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Voluntary Dental Insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer /Veterans/ Disabled

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