CDL-A/B Driver

Class A Truck Driver Job Duties and Responsibilities
 Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned delivery vehicle
 Drive trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
 Pull a towed weight exceeding 10,000 lbs.
 Ensure trailer hitch is properly and securely attached to tractor unit
 Transport goods, livestock, etc. from place of origin to assigned destination
 Pick-up loads and organize goods in an ordered, logical manner
 Ensure contents are properly secured inside of truck to prevent breakage or damage
 Safely and efficiently handle and unload goods at selected destinations
 Obtain signatures or warehouse scans to confirm and complete deliveries with clients
 Assist in mapping delivery routes
 Stay on predetermined route and ensure timely deliveries
 Communicate with dispatch as needed
 Confirm contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document
 Perform inspections of your vehicle prior to and following each trip
 Check weather conditions and road reports before departure
 Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean
 Maintain and service vehicle as needed (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
 Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
 Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times
 Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs
 Track and report working hours
 Adhere to company rules and regulations
 Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions
 Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
 Make safety a priority at all times
Class A Truck Driver Requirements and Qualifications
 High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
 Valid Class A driver’s license required
 2+ years proven experience with tractor-trailer driving preferred
 Clean driving record with no moving violations
 Must pass background check and drug test
 Skilled at driving large vehicles
 Comfortable maneuvering and parking a tractor-trailer
 Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
 Physically and mentally fit
 Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time
 Able to operate electric lift, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.
 Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
 An innate sense of direction
 Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
 High level of composure and good stress management

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