Distribution Driver

University of Colorado Boulder
Colorado, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Summary

Facilities Management's Distribution Services encourages applications for a Distribution Driver! This position serves as a CDL driver responsible for the delivery and/or pick-up of goods and materials, including hazardous materials, supporting the diverse needs of the campus community. The distribution driver supports the operational needs of Distribution Services which includes inventory, shipping, storage, and warehousing.
The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Distribution Center provides the university with procurement, disposal, and logistic services, as well as processing and distribution of written communications, to enable the campus to pursue its mission of excellence in education, research, and community service. The Distribution Center has a history of instituting initiatives and best practices that take into consideration environmental sustainability.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be


Safely and efficiently operate University delivery vehicles, adhering to all regulatory agency requirements for a CDL with a hazardous materials endorsement. Appropriately load trucks for transport, including restraining and balancing goods and materials. Document pickup and delivery of goods and materials using a handheld electronic device. Appropriately placard trucks carrying hazardous materials. Carry applicable hazardous materials documents in the truck. Perform pre-and post-trip inspections using the DOT inspection form. Inform supervisor of needed repairs to vehicles. Deliver vehicles to Transportation Services for repairs and maintenance. Maintain a clean vehicle by regularly cleaning the interior of the cab and sweeping out the box. Provide safety oversight and hazard analysis for all onsite activities.

Material Handling:

Load materials into trucks to be delivered and unload materials for storage. Stage storage items for delivery using a forklift, pallet jack and other material handling equipment. Put storage items in racks using a forklift and other material handling equipment under the direction of the supervisor. Provide material handling assistance by riding along with the senior driver as a helper as needed. Provide safety oversight and hazard analysis for all onsite activities.

Inventory Transactions:

Issue, and stage for delivering goods from the Distribution Center inventory (liquid nitrogen, and dry ice). Fill liquid nitrogen dewars from the fill station and stage for transport. Provide safety oversight and hazard analysis for all onsite activities.

Other Duties as Assigned:

Backup shipping/receiving area. Conduct deliveries in non-CDL vehicles such as for Facilities Management Stores. Operate plastic wrap baler. Sort pallets and move them to the pallet dumpster. Other duties as assigned by supervisor/manager. Provide safety oversight and hazard analysis for all onsite activities.

What You Should Know

Must be able to obtain a hazardous materials endorsement within 60 days of hire.

What We Can Offer

The hiring salary is $46,692.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits , including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder .

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What We Require

  • Three years of experience operating a five-ton GVW truck or larger.
  • Must possess a valid State of Colorado commercial driver’s license class B and be able to obtain a hazardous materials endorsement within 60 days of hire.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Familiar with CU Boulder campus.
  • Experience delivering gasses, liquid nitrogen, and other hazardous materials.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

1. A current resume that includes date ranges and whether the position was full-time or part-time.
2. A cover letter that specifically tells us how your background and experience align with the requirements, qualifications, and responsibilities of the position.
3. DD-214 for veteran applicants.
a. Qualified veterans are eligible for veteran’s preference points within the State classified system. If you are a veteran and would like to have your DD214 evaluated to determine your eligibility for preference points, please attach a copy of your DD214 to this posting. If you do not wish to upload a DD214, please email a copy to recruiting@colorado.edu (mailto:recruiting@colorado.edu) or send via fax at 303-492-4693 and reference the job to which you are applying.
4. If using the educational substitution for experience: proof of degree or transcripts.

We may request references at a later time.

Please apply by May 11, 2021 for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs .

Select here for additional information regarding Classified Staff positions: https://www.colorado.edu/jobs/special-instructions-classified-staff-applicants

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu

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