Truck Driver/General Maintenance - Avoca, IA

Location: Avoca, IA
Type of Employment: Full-Time


Operates vehicles to transport equipment for the dealership.   May instruct customers on basic equipment operating procedures.                                                                                                                    


  • Transports equipment &/or Parts to/from customers and/or between dealer facilities; may also pick-up new equipment from a John Deere factory
  • Supports the sales department with equipment delivery as needed
  • Deliver parts to technicians in the field or other Horizon locations  
  • Maintains records of pickup and deliveries and obtains necessary signatures and receipts
  • Maintains all required certifications in line with DOT, OSHA and company policy
  • Accounts for all time and for all distance traveled in performing assigned duties
  • May need to maintain assigned trucks and related equipment in good condition
  • May instruct customers on basic equipment operating procedures as required
  • Maintenance of the facility and vehicles
  • Maintain tool room or run the wash bay cleaning equipment
  • Perform grounds maintenance for the dealer properties
  • Assist in moving displays or equipment within the dealership
  • Operate a forklift to transport parts, equipment, and supplies for the dealership

Experience, Education, Skills and Knowledge:

  • 1+ years of experience as semi-trailer truck operator
  • Class A CDL license; acceptable driving record approved by company insurance
  • Heavy equipment and over-load experience preferred
  • Ability to lift items weighing upwards to 75 lbs. repeatedly
  • High School diploma or equivalent experience
  • Negative pre-employment DOT alcohol test
  • Ability to occasionally work extended hours, weekends or overnight stays

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