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Transportation Safety Specialist in Huntersville, NC at American Tire Distributors

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

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Job Description

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Are you looking for an opportunity to turn your ambition and your people skills into a rewarding career with an industry leader? Join our team at American Tire Distributors! As the nation's premier tire distributor, ATD’s coast-to-coast distribution network provides approximately 80,000 customers across the U.S. and Canada with rapid and frequent delivery of high quality tires, custom wheels and shop supplies. 

Position Description: 

Primary responsibilities will include partnering with field Operations to drive performance improvement through the administration, coordination, and management of transportation safety systems utilized in fleet operations. Shepherd organization’s initiatives relative to transportation safety data management and analysis and continuous improvement efforts, with emphasis on technology implementation, training, database administration, and field support.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Administer driver safety device systems including, but not limited to, telematics, camera systems, collision avoidance technology and ELD/hours of services management
  • Serve as organization’s primary point of contact for administration of driver compliance and incentive programs, qualification file management, random drug and alcohol program, and DOT violation management
  • Support vehicle incident reduction efforts through monitoring driver behavior data (i.e. telematics, camera events, etc.) and partnering with Operations to improve performance
  • Maintain fleet and driver databases associated with vehicle telematics and FMCSA regulated documents
  • Partner with Operations to ensure proper completion of driver qualification files
  • Partner with system vendors to ensure a continued high level of service from providers
  • Assist in special projects as department and organization needs evolve


  • High School Diploma required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Basic knowledge of FMCSA, DOT, 49 CFR, and state regulations governing driver and fleet requirements
  • Experience coordinating and implementing transportation compliance processes.  Experience with distribution center / delivery type environment, and electronic logging software and onboard telematics safety tools preferred.
  • Maintain an effective balance of technical writing and creativity / communication to create highly refined work products for nationwide facility use / implementation
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient with modern Microsoft Windows Office software such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook email


  • Think strategically and innovatively; identify and act on ideas, which further the Company’s strategic goals and business plan.
  • Plan and Execute for Success:  Identify and address root causes when solving problems.  Work collaboratively with other departments and functional teams to coordinate effective solutions.
  • Act Collaboratively:  Communicate effectively across teams, functions and departments.
  • Communicate Effectively:  Communicate clearly and concisely and adjust communication style to improve performance
  • Demonstrate Respect:  Handle all business matters ethically and in full compliance with American Tire Distributors “Code of Conduct”

Additional Details (work environment, specializations, etc.)

  • Physical demands
  • Ability to sit, stand, walk for lengthy periods of time.
  • Ability to use a computer and peripherals (mouse, keypad, etc.) for lengthy periods.
  • Ability to train / give instruction to large groups of people

Build a challenging and rewarding career with us!

American Tire Distributors is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

Shift Type: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Job ID: R08739