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Utility Person

Cedar Falls, IA

Posted: 1/29/2014
Terminal Number: 060
Summary Information: CDL-A REQUIRED!



Ruan Transport has a full-time Utility Person position available for our dedicated customer located in Cedar Falls, IA.    


About Ruan

At Ruan, we consider our Diesel Technicians to be among our most valuable assets. Our founder, John Ruan, personally hauled his first load of gravel with his single truck in 1932, and his transportation company was born. Over its nearly 79 year history, Ruan has grown to become one of the largest family owned, privately held transportation firms in the county, specializing in dedicated contract carriage, bulk transportation and integrated services.    

With a home office based in Des Moines, Iowa, our work culture encourages a healthy work-life balance. Employees are regularly given the opportunity to volunteer within their communities to continue the philanthropic heritage of founder John Ruan.

 Ruan offers an industry-leading wage and benefits package!  


About the Position    

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Learn to perform maintenance by assisting technicians.  Provide basic service and maintenance on vehicles under the direct supervision of a qualified technician.  Inspect components such as brakes, tires, lights, airlines and mud-flaps to determine if they are in compliance with state and federal safety regulations.


  • Assist in maintaining clean and orderly shop, yard and equipment.  May involve sweeping, scrubbing, painting, and yard maintenance such as mowing yard, snow removal, etc.Assist in maintaining clean and orderly shop, yard and equipment.  May involve sweeping, scrubbing, painting, and yard maintenance such as mowing yard, snow removal, etc.
  • Drive service vehicle to pick up parts from outside vendors and respond to road calls. 


  • Drive vehicles within company property and drive on public roads as required.


  • Complete work orders, time cards and other required documents using computer, manuals, parts books and maintenance codes.


  • Perform other job-related duties and special projects as required.





      • MUST HAVE at least 1 year of verifiable tractor trailer experience in the past 36 months and a valid Class A CDL!
    • Be at least 22 years or older
    • No more than 3 moving violations in the past 3 years (some restrictions apply)
    • No more than 1 DOT recordable preventable accidents in the last 3 years
    • Possess excellent customer service skills
    • Read and speak the English Language sufficiently to converse w/ general public, understand safety signs and signals, and respond to official inquiries & make entries on reports/records.
    • Licensed in state of Residence(or within 30 days of transfer to another state)
    • Cannot currently hold an occupational or restricted license or work permit
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States
    • Must sign a release for Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP).  PSP content will be used in the hiring evaluation process.
    • Passes training/orientation requirements, including a road test


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    Ruan Corporate Headquarters

    3200 Ruan Center

    666 Grand Ave,

    Des Moines, Iowa 50309

    (866) 782-6669

    Ruan Corporate Headquarters