Tesoro DOT - Transport Driver - Vinvale, CA in South Gate, California

Requisition ID: 46101

  • Position Summary:*

Working under the general supervision of the Fleet Operations Supervisor, the Transport Driver is responsible for the safe and efficient delivery of gasoline, diesel and other refined petroleum products to regional commercial customers. The Transport Driver is responsible for all aspects of safely driving and operating a tank truck and trailer in compliance with all company safety standards, industry guidelines, and all relevant federal, state and local laws. The Transport Driver independently follows specified policies, procedures and standards, as well as from written or verbal directions. The Transport Driver job opening is at a union represented facility.

  • Key Responsibilities:*

  • Understand and operate under specified Driver Safety Standards at all times while operating tank truck and trailer to deliver refined petroleum products.

  • Perform pre-delivery inspection on tank truck and trailer following all DOT and FMCSR safety specifications, fuel and inspect truck for general operating requirements, ascertain that all required equipment is available and in operating condition and make all required preparations for delivery.

  • Drive to customer locations, connect hoses to tanks, open valves, read gauges, record amounts delivered and prepare all required documentation.

  • Follow, maintain and adhere to all safety rules, regulations and operating procedures for loading facilities, unloading stations and customer premises.

  • Establish and maintain good customer contact, skills in handling customer inquiries, answer inquiries as appropriate and refer customers to appropriate company resources when needed.

  • Inspect truck and trailer upon completion of deliveries, determine if any repairs are necessary, and accurately complete all regulatory and customary paperwork.

  • Maintain assigned work area, tank truck and equipment in a clean and orderly manner; perform housekeeping as required or directed.

  • Report any and all incidents, safety or environmental concerns to supervisor.

  • Serve as an ambassador for Tesoro by operating equipment in a safe and professional manner, obeying all traffic laws and driving courteously and professionally at all times.


  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as a GED; college, technical or trade school EDUCATION is desired.

  • Experience:*

  • 2 years of professional truck driving experience, experience related to petroleum trucking and loading and unloading petroleum, or similar relevant experience is strongly desired.

  • Clean driving record (not more than 3 violations and no DUI/DWI or accidents in previous 3 years).

  • Must have 20/40 vision with good depth and color perception, corrected vision is acceptable.

  • Requirements and Special Skills:*

  • Current valid Commercial Driver's License, with HAZMAT and Tanker endorsements required, Double/Triple endorsement desired.

  • Pass DOT drug and alcohol screening, DOT physical, 10 year FMCSA employment and safety background and 7 year criminal background check.

  • Pass Road Test demonstrating proficiency operating an 18-speed truck.

  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills, measuring and mathematical skills, working knowledge of chemistry, mechanical aptitude, and strong computer proficiency are all required for success in this position.

Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

EOE: Race / Sex / Veteran / Disability

Posting Notes: || South Gate || California || United States (US) || SF:LI-AS-1 || |Logistics || 90280 ||