THIS POSITION IS FOR CRANE FREIGHT SERVICES. General Description Operate a commercial motor vehicle to transport customer freight in a safe, legal, and efficient manner in accordance with government laws and regulations. Provide excellent customer service through on-time and damage-free freight delivery. The driver will be responsible for driving to and from designated locations as required to meet customer needs. Essential Job Functions
Key responsibilities will include supporting the following functions:
Drives commercial motor vehicle (truck) to transport and deliver freight.
Can read and speak the English language sufficiently to converse with management, customers, employees, the general public, and law enforcement (49 CFR 391.11).
Must be able to read road signs, maps, shipping documents, work instructions, and other written documents.
Maintains contact with dispatch or supervisor to receive instructions or be dispatched to new locations.
Maintains electronic driver logs compliant with state and federal regulations (49 CFR 395).
Performs pre- and post-trip vehicle inspections per regulation and procedure, and maintains associated records as required.
Maintains shipping paperwork records of materials/products transported.
Obtains customer signature for goods delivered, accurately noting \"shipper load and count\" status, delivery condition, and seal status.
Assists in loading and unloading truck manually if required.
Meet the driver qualification safety standards and responsibilities established by Safety & Compliance.
Remain compliant with government laws and regulations at all times.
Education and Work Experience
Must have one year or greater previous driving experience in the type of equipment to be operated.
Must have a High School diploma, GED, or equivalent work experience.
Other Skills & Abilities
Must be willing to transport interstate freight as dispatched, including local, regional, and over the road.
Certifications and Licenses
Must possess a valid Class A CDL License with current medical card certification.
Must not have previous 3-year employer history of failed or refused drug/alcohol tests. Must not be under FMCSA drug/alcohol follow-up testing requirements related to any SAP process.
Climb in and out of the truck numerous times throughout the day.
Inspect airlines, brakes, and tires under the trailer for pre- and post-trip inspections.
Crank trailer dolly/landing gear with approx. 15-50 lbs. rotational force to drop or hook up trailers.
Assist as required in unloading trailers which could include using a pallet jack, hand unload, or restacking pallets of freight.
Bend over and lift at least 50 lbs.
Open and secure doors on trailers with arms above head.
Push and pull at least 50 lbs.
Meet all DOT Medical Card requirements.
Bend down and pull the fifth wheel pin with 15-65 lbs horizontal pull force to drop trailers.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.