Local CDL Driver

CDL A or B Driver

Driver description and requirements. 

• Available to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends due to varying freight volumes.
• Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized, non-palletized and specialized freight using appropriate manual equipment, including pallet jacks, dollies, lifts, carts and by hand as needed.
• Utilize mobile hand held devices for tracking shipments.
• Safely climb in and out of trucks and trailers.
• Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally).
• Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).
• Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery.
• Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the job duties.
• Verify and complete required documentation and reports.
• Adhere to company safety policies.
• Safely work in adverse weather conditions.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
• Prompt, daily attendance at assigned work location.
• Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator.
• Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
• Ability to bend, twist, squat, pushing/pulling freight throughout shift.
• Ability to follow instructions and complete required training.
• Ability to work independently and/or as a team member.
• Must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.
• Follow route and time schedule.
• Load, unload, prepare, inspect and operate commercial vehicle.
• Collect payments.
• Complete logs and reports.
• Follow DOT regulations and safety standards.
• Valid CDL driver’s license.
• Excellent organizational and time management skills.
• Good driving record with no traffic violations.
• Comply with truck driving rules and regulations (size, weight, route designations, parking and break periods) as well as with company policies and procedures.
• Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions.
• Collect and verify delivery instructions.
• Report defects, accidents or violations.
• Ensures all equipment returns to truck and/or facility upon completion of job.
• Cleans truck upon return to facility and properly removes any debris.
• Maintains contact throughout each day with dispatch/operations.
• Maintains the highest level of professionalism and customer service when working with clients. Keeps emotions under control; speaks clearly and persuasively in all situations and represents the company with integrity and professional courtesy.
• Must adhere to company uniform policy.


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