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Transportation Manager with IMS Productions in Indianapolis, IN

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The Manager of Transportation will safely transport mobile units to the remote site, with a focus on safety and professionalism.  Work closely with Sr. Director, Broadcast Operations to ensure that truck drivers have been hired and assigned to mobile units. Oversee the daily maintenance of each mobile unit through assigning this task to the drive assigned to that mobile unit. Assist in planning border crossing paperwork and double team drivers when needed.

SPECIFIC DUTIES:              
  • Hire seasonal drivers that are needed in support of INDYCAR
  • Fill out all border crossing paperwork.
  • Assist Sr. Director, Broadcast Operations on assigning drivers for double teams
  • Assist with scheduling maintenance for mobile units.
  • Performs DOT pre-trip inspection for defects and submits reports indicating truck condition. This includes: 
    • Inspecting engine, maintaining fluid levels and servicing engine when necessary 
    • Mobile unit presentation – washed and in presentable order 
  • Perform DOT post-trip inspection truck for defects after trips and submits report indicating truck condition.
  • Perform the function of any inventory post-event to ensure all gear is returned to mobile unit and in working order.
  • Maintains driver log according to DOT regulations.
  • Assist engineers and crew workers in loading and unloading truck.
  • Maintains record of expenses and completes trip reports (miles driven in each state).
  • Submits receipts and reports promptly as necessary for reimbursement. All trip reports and expenses associated with event needs to be turned in within 5 working days after conclusion of event.
  • Proper credit card use & cell phone policies in place must be followed accordingly.
  • Acts as a representative of IMSP while traveling and presents a professional, courteous image at all times.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Supervisory Responsibilities
  • This position has several direct reports in the truck driver role.
Education
  • High school graduate or GED with combination tractor-trailer driving experience, or equivalent experience.
Skills/Experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Lead Driver position.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar driving capacity.
  • Must possess high integrity
  • Strong people skills
  • Innovative thinker and self-starter, self-motivated.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Valid CDL Certificate.
  • Embodies the values of The Hulman Way: Own Results. Take Initiative. Value Diversity. Stay Resilient & Solution-Oriented. Act with Integrity. Speak Plainly. Build Relationships. Nurture Talent.
Travel/Work Hours
  • 50% travel to events, must be flexible to meet the needs of the business.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear.
  • The employee is constantly required to use hands and fingers to feel, handle or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl and walk.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral
  • Must be able to see and hear in the normal range with or without correction and communicate verbally and in written form with great facility and must be able to be understood.
  • Must have the stamina to work long hours and must be willing to work an irregular schedule, which may include weekends or evenings.
  • Occasional work outdoors requires physical strength and stamina to endure extreme heat, cold, rain and other conditions. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:   
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Work is mainly performed indoors and at times in close proximity to other workers.
  • Work is also performed outdoors, which will expose the employee to various weather conditions.
  • The employee is faced with frequent interruptions and must meet with others on a regular basis.
  • The noise level in the work environment can be loud when in the field, due to professional racing and entertainment events. 

COMPANY BENEFITS:
Full-time employees of Hulman & Company enjoy a very competitive benefit package. Benefits include:
  • Medical, including tax-advantaged Health Savings Account
  • Dental & Vision
  • 401K with company match up to 5%
  • Paid Vacation, Personal & Sick Days, 10 Paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Life Insurance with an option to purchase additional voluntary life, accident and critical illness insurance.
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • On-site Workout Facility
  • Complimentary tickets to major IMS events.
  • Company provides uniform and boots (every 2 years) for this position.
  • Employees also enjoy various supplier and sponsor discounts.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
Hulman & Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities and/or events.

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