Lead Driver
Minneapolis, MN  / Brooklyn Park, MN 
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Job Description

Monday - Friday ( no weekends )

As a Lead Driver for Crescent Electric you will function as a working leader with responsibility for coordinating transportation activities for branches within an assigned geographic territory. In conjunction with the Area Dispatcher, you will balance daily work requirements and be the local point of contact to facilitate customer deliveries, manage documentation, and provide our customers with an exceptional experience.


  • Serve as the local point of contact including communicating daily priorities and goals, assigning duties, and coordinating work efforts within the team.

  • Drive company trucks making prompt on-schedule deliveries and pick-ups. Fill-in as necessary across all branches in designated area to cover for absences.

  • Load and unload trucks in an accurate and efficient manner.

  • Partner with leadership to coordinate, facilitate, and measure training related activities for drivers.

  • Train new transportation team members on how to drive and operate vehicles in accordance with the organization's policies, procedures, and applicable laws.

  • Track and monitor performance including ride alongs to measure on-road quality, adherence to standards, and identify re-training and process improvement opportunities.

  • Assist with building daily delivery routes for branch delivery vehicles utilizing company designated routing software and dispatching company vehicles.

  • Perform routine truck inspections, schedule maintenance and repairs, and maintain records to ensure full DOT safety compliance.


  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED).

  • 3+ years of experience working in a driver and/or wholesale electrical parts distribution capacity.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of DOT and OSHA regulations.

  • Must be 21 years of age or older and possess a valid driver's license.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain DOT medical certification.

  • Apply strong verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.


Total Rewards and Benefits

Crescent Electric's compensation package includes an array of top-tier benefit options, including:

  • Eligibility for health, and dental, vision coverage, 401(k) plan, and flexible spending accounts, subject to plan terms.
  • Eligibility for company-paid benefits such as life insurance, short-term disability, long-term care, and Employee Assistance Program, subject to applicable waiting periods.
  • Excused Absence time off and Paid Time Off (PTO).
  • Company-paid holidays.
  • Other benefits for which you may be eligible includes supplemental life insurance, hospital indemnity, and accident and critical illness benefits with cancer coverage.
  • Eligibility: Employees are eligible for health, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits on the first of the month following 30 days of employment. Employees who are 21 years of age or older will be automatically enrolled in the company's 401(k) plan once they achieve 90 days of employment.

Family Owned. Culture of Quality. Opportunities to Advance.

Crescent is transforming and we are on a missionto power the communities we serve through teamwork and relentless customer focus. We have a visionof uncompromising teamwork committed to becoming the industry leader for our employees, suppliers, and shareholders. At Crescent, you will have the opportunity to develop professionally, grow personally and have the flexibility to balance your life's priorities. Let's serve together. Let's power our communities together. Let's become THE industry leaders...together.

Crescent Electric Supply is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates are subject to pre-employment assessments, Motor Vehicle Record review, criminal background checks, references check, and a post-offer drug screen.

CESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
Candidates are subject to reference checks, credit, criminal background and DMV checks, assessments, and a post-offer drug screen. EOE/M/F/Vets/Disability


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3+ years
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