Wholesale Transport Driver

at R. H. Foster Energy, LLC in Hampden, Maine, United States

Job Description

Job Purpose

Provides petroleum products to customer base using safe and efficient methods.  Ensures environmental safety with regard to the transportation of product as well as loading and unloading.  Follows guidelines established to limit/eliminate the potential for product spill/environmental release.  Delivers the stated quantities to the specified locations and determines if the product will fit in the tank prior to dispensing the product into the proper tank. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs safety checks and inspections of equipment prior to leaving on an assigned dispatch route.

  • Adheres to all traffic and motor vehicle rules/laws.

  • Loads and transports fuel to assigned locations in accordance with dispatcher instructions.

  • Carefully loads fuel into compartments using dispatch information, ensuring Bills of Lading match with the loaded fuel, and records information on the delivery invoice. 

  • With minimal impact, delivers fuel to locations, ensuring the correct product is put into the correct tank, sticking prior to and after completion of a drop to ensure the correct gallons were delivered.

  • Communicates any deviation of delivery instructions immediately to the company dispatcher or supervisor.

  • Completes delivery invoices, extending invoices, and deducting credit invoices.  Ensures that invoices are accurate and complete prior to requesting the customer’s signature on delivery documents.

  • Maintains driver’s log at each stop, ensuring that the log is current at all times.  Ensures the driver’s log is completed accurately to include noting the half-hour break and hours available.

  • Communicates any and all issues of service/driving hours to supervisor to ensure hours of service regulations are complied with during the work week/work shift. 

  • Maintains equipment (tractor and trailer) maintenance schedules.  Ensures that equipment remains in good working condition at all times.

  • Reports all issues encountered while performing job functions to supervisor immediately.

  • Drives defensively and courteously at ALL TIMES.

  • Completes trip reports, including the post-trip vehicle inspection report, at completion of shifts.  Reports any exceptions to the supervisor. 

  • Complies with terminal safety procedures and requirements. 

  • Other assignments as deemed necessary.

Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People


  • Competitive wages

  • Medical Insurance

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance

  • Short and Long-term disability Insurance

  • Voluntary Benefits to include Accident, Critical Illness, and Whole Life/Long-term Care

  • Retirement Plan with Match

  • Paid Time-off

  • Fuel and Service Discounts

  • Bonus opportunities

Our team is dedicated to providing high-quality services where we make a difference and build trust within our community and organization. Our team members are committed to fostering a positive work environment and use their strong problem-solving skills to mutually collaborate across departments.  Don't miss out on this rare opportunity to join our team!


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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  The employee frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 80 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.  The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

NOTE: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this job.  It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of this job.

R. H. Foster is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age (40 or older), disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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Job Posting: 1067734

Posted On: Apr 16, 2024

Updated On: May 16, 2024

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