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Blanchard Machinery Transport Driver I in Graniteville, South Carolina

The Transport Driver I is responsible for safely operating commercial motor vehicles up to 80,000lbs. public highways with the ability to maneuver these vehicles in challenging situations such as jobsites and developments with limited space.

Blanchard Machinery Company is committed to fostering a high-performance work culture with challenging work opportunities that inspire high quality results. Some of the benefits for joining our team are:

  • Competitive Pay

  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401K, profit sharing, generous PTO and paid holidays, uniforms, and much more.

  • Exposure to world-class CAT training and development.

  • Continuous exposure to learning and new technologies.

  • Opportunities for advancement.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for transporting equipment of legal dimensions.

  • Perform all required pre- and post-trip inspections.

  • Operate, load, and unload parts and equipment to be hauled.

  • Ensure that all loads are properly prepared, loaded and secured before the vehicle proceeds from each stop. Personally, check and inspect the load. Perform a thorough check of the truck before and after each stop.

  • Properly secure any loose timbers and ramps with chains when in transit. Personally, remove and put away chains when unloading. Prepare before and stow away after each trip, the vehicle, trailer, and all auxiliary equipment such as chains, blocks, and gear.

  • Comply with all ICC, DOT, State and local traffic and highway laws, rules, and regulations. Safely operate all equipment in compliance with all legal weight and load size limits.

  • Electronically inspect and take pictures of all equipment at the time of delivery and pick up. All questionable machine damage reported immediately.

  • Electronically ship and receive all equipment transported at the time it arrives or departs from a company facility.

  • Assist in loading or unloading the trucks. Ensure all loads are properly prepared, loaded and secured to avoid shifting, loosening, or falling while in route.

  • Ensure manifests are accurate and error free. All items transported are on the manifest.

  • Always work safe. Adhere to all applicable safety policies. Comply with all company policies, procedures, and standards.

  • Maintain company equipment by checking fuel, oil, water, tires, etc. on truck and equipment before starting. All equipment is kept clean and maintained properly. Report all equipment operational defects or concerns to the fleet coordinator.

  • Keep driver’s license and required CDL and all endorsements current. Notify supervisor of any driver license problems within 24 hours.

  • Ensure all required paperwork is properly completed within applicable time deadlines.

  • Work extra hours and scheduled days off up to the limit permissible by DOT when requested by supervisor.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

  • The physical environment requires the employee to work from an on-highway transport truck.

  • Required to use personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to injury and/or hazardous materials.

  • Job requires standing, stooping, squatting, pushing, pulling, twisting, turning, lifting.

  • Physical use of a broad variety of tools and equipment for the purpose of inspecting the transport truck.

  • Must be able to lift varied weight.

  • Seeing, reading, and writing to complete job responsibilities.

  • Use of computer and other forms of technology to complete job responsibilities.


  • Must possess a valid South Carolina Driver License with less than three moving violations in the past three years.

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year experience driving a combination vehicle between 10,000 and 26,000 Lbs. GVW.

  • Must have a minimum of 1 year experience with operating construction or agriculture equipment, etc.

  • Must obtain a class “A” CDL to include “passenger endorsement” within 12 months of employment.

  • Must have basic knowledge of DOT laws and regulations.

  • Prefer a candidate with knowledge of South Carolina's roadways.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills are required.

  • Ability to set and keep priorities while professionally handling the stress of operating in a fast paced industry with rigid time frames.

  • Must be an enthusiastic hard worker with the ability to complete work with minimal supervision.

ID: 2022-1816

External Company URL: www.blanchardmachinery.com

Street: 2061 Jefferson Davis Hwy