Element Materials Technology

  • Driver

    Job Locations US-CA-Rancho Dominguez
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Driver that will perform a variety of shipping and receiving tasks. This includes but is not limiting to the verification of the materials received and deliver are as ordered and continue to proceed to route the incoming items to the appropriate departments / locations. This role is responsible to prepare and schedule items for shipment; ensuring cost effective route planning. Ensure to practice defensive driving skills to safely maneuver while on deliveries and pickups. 


    • Implements safe and efficient operating procedures while meeting established schedules 
    • Efficiently load and / or unload freight using proper freight handling equipment
    • Take responsibility of and secure the equipment and/or cargo
    • Receive and verify dispatch instructions properly
    • Complete daily log when required and all other necessary paperwork
    • Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspection of equipment
    • Maintain and update driving and safety skills
    • Perform duties in a manner that promotes superior customer service within Element and the industry
    • Communicate with supervision to receive instructions, report delays or safety hazards, and report accidents involving the driver or Company equipment
    • Drive trucks with a swept cargo box and clean windows and mirrors
    • Transporting goods and raw materials over land to and from manufacturing plants and distribution centers
    • Inspecting vehicles for mechanical items and safety issues and perform preventative maintenance
    • Planning routes and meeting delivery schedules
    • Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures
    • Computer experience including Word, Excel, and Outlook
    • Ability to understand, follow, and maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards
    • Records maintenance skills
    • Ensures all work is accurate and free of errors / defects
    • Strong attention to detail
    • General administrative methods, principals and practices
    • Attention to detail, pay specific attention to tasks
    • Strong organizational skill, plans and assigns resources in a detailed fashion
    • Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel
    • Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events / projects in the community, with customers and within the company
    • Ability to remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
    • Well developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Must have valid Drivers License, or ability to obtain prior to beginning employment. Class B
    • To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily
    • The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required
    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence

      Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists

    • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, data and details furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

      Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

    • Frequency of required physical force: Occasional (moderate)

    • Lifting requirements: lifting <50 lbs. often

    • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time

    • Position is primarily driving

    • Work environment involves some exposure to physical risks, such as operating heavy equipment or working with chemicals.

    • Work involves moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and / or loud noises



    This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

    This job description reflects an assignment of essential functions, it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Other duties and tasks may be assigned to this job at the Company’s discretion.

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration business in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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