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Abco HVACR Supply - Solut CDL Truck Driver and Warehouse in Somerville, Massachusetts

ABCO Supply + Solutions – Job Listing

Title: Driver and Warehouse

Reports to: Branch Manager


  • Salary: commensurate with experience

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: Includes medical insurance (including dental and vision); Pension

About ABCO: Established in 1949, ABCO HVACR Supply + Solutions is the largest full line distributor of HVAC and Refrigeration systems and supplies in the Northeast United States.

Whether it’s getting a vital part delivered in an emergency, to providing the service and know-how to create innovative solutions, ABCO is determined to help our customers thrive. We provide solutions and services to contractors, engineers, architects and developers with 17 fast-access locations, ranging from Delaware to Boston.

Our mission is to exceed customers’ highest expectations. With ABCO, customers are supported with a deep inventory and extensive delivery capabilities, and smarter strategies to help ensure their success and profitability.

For more info, visit our website at

Job purpose: To operate various company vehicles to transport and deliver freight in a safe and efficient manner, and to maintain the warehouse and the product contained within, as well as performing related functions. This will contribute to ABCO’s mission of exceeding customers’ highest expectations by:

  • Ensuring goods are handled and stored appropriately, so that product is properly maintained, undamaged, and available for customers.

  • Ensuring goods are delivered to customers in a timely manner through utilization of strong route knowledge and professional service

  • Inspecting vehicles and reporting any issues that may hinder fulfillment of any customer deliveries

  • Providing support to the branch, allowing staff to provide the high quality customer service to which customers have become accustomed.

Required Certifications and Abilities

  • Valid CDL license – Class B or higher (current)

  • HAZMAT certified (current)

  • Medical card (current)

  • Certified to operate hi-low

  • Ability to drive manual transmission

  • Ability to lift at least 50 lbs.

  • Manual Dexterity: must be able to use hands and arms for handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials and manipulating things.

  • Skills and traits:

  • Customer service oriented

  • Team player

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

  • Warehouse

  • ​Maintains a clean, neat, and organized warehouse environment

  • Organizes inventory for increased efficiency and processing

  • Understands how to organize product in the warehouse according to branch manager’s specifications

  • Handles equipment and product carefully, as to avoid damage

  • Reports any building maintenance issues immediately, including any issues with dock doors, dock levelers, light bulbs, etc.

  • Performs branch loading, unloading and receiving processes

  • Utilizes proper techniques for packaging goods and loading/unloading trucks

  • Checks in and stores received product in the appropriate designated areas for stock and sold items

  • Provides all receiving paperwork to the Branch Administrator for secondary accuracy check and computer entry

  • Performs the following functions according to specified ABCO policy, including following proper paperwork procedures:

  • Stock transfers

  • Returned goods (both stock and sold orders)

  • Direct vendor returns (such as empty refrigerant cylinders)

  • Receipt of vendor direct shipments

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge and understanding of equipment and its proper utilization, including pallet jacks and other non-powered warehouse equipment

  • Occasionally responsible for additional branch projects as requested, such as the repositioning of product in the warehouse and/or showroom

  • Driving and Deliveries

  • ​Delivers goods to job sites and customers’ shops in a safe and timely manner

  • Ensures that ABCO has all proper documentation related to the delivery of goods, including customer delivery tickets, bills of lading, hazardous materials paperwork, time logs, route sheets and all other DOT and company required documents

  • Ensures signature capture at each delivery

  • if route requires, driver must enter closed facility, and off load merchandise.

  • Loads and unloads packages from truck utilizing proper techniques for safety and efficiency

  • Maintains professional and courteous demeanor when working with customers and colleagues

  • Maintains a satisfactory driving record and obeys all traffic laws

  • Works in various warehouse roles as instructed by manager during down period

  • Vehicle Maintenance

  • ​Performs daily inspection of vehicle, before and after operation, to ensure vehicle is in working order and safe for travel

  • Identifies and reports to management all vehicle maintenance issues, noting tires, oil and filter changes, and all other regular maintenance

  • Position Knowledge and Training

  • Maintains strong knowledge of delivery area

  • Attends all required meetings, training programs, and quarterly driving safety meetings

  • Maintains working knowledge of current state and federal transport regulations