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Transportation Regional Manager

Location: 

Tacoma, WA, US, 98401

 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: Oversee daily operation of Gemini drivers and equipment, coordinate with dispatch on a daily basis,

conduct quarterly safety meetings and ensure Safety First policy is top priority, and implement Gemini’s Code of Conduct.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Main point of contact for drivers in designated area with responsibility for addressing driver issues that may arise.
  • Ensure Gemini equipment is maintained properly and DOT compliant at all times.
  • Travel 2-4 nights every other week and the ability to multitask working in the field.
  • Conduct Action Rides, Follow-up rides, and Surveillances with drivers in designated area.
  • Conduct, schedule, and attend meetings and calls using virtual communication platforms such as WebEx.
  • Review daily and weekly reports to make certain all drivers in the area are operating safely and efficiently.
  • Work closely with Gemini Dispatch to provide and ensure proper staffing, driver carding, and any terminal issues.
  • Review the monthly Profit and Loss and weekly revenue reports for area and to help ensure expenses, salaries, revenues are maintained at acceptable levels.
  • Driver staffing, training, and release rides in designated area.
  • Investigate any incidents in designated area and enforce disciplinary action.
  • Implement all aspects of Gemini’s Code of Conduct and any other safety programs in the field.
  • Office duties to include weekly reports, spreadsheets
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • High school Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s Degree or
    • 3-5 years previous experience in driver management in place of Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience:
    • 3-5 years previous experience in fuel/fleet transportation and driver management
    • 2-3 years of previous driving experience preferred
  • Document Requirements:
    • Each Regional Manager must have a Class A Commercial Driver’s License, Hazardous Materials endorsement, Tank Vehicle endorsement, and state requirements to be carried in truck cab while driver is in service.
    • Each Regional Manager must qualify physically, and obtain a Medical Examiner’s Certificate, under the requirements of 49 CFR, Section 391 43-49 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office, working knowledge of DOT, Hazmat, and OSHA regulations
    • Soft Skills: Good written and oral communication skills, team player, exceptional customer service, attention to detail, self motivated, and good time management skills
  • Typical Physical Demands:
      • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
      • Occasional lifting up to 25 pounds
      • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
      • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

Job Function(s): Gemini 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


Nearest Major Market: Tacoma

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