CDL Driver

Hickory, NC 28603

Posted: 03/25/2019 Industry: Transportation Job Number: 60348 Pay Rate: 18.00

We are seeking a dependable and efficient CDL truck driver who possesses a great deal of physical and mental stamina able to withstand daytime working hours on the road. Must be organized, detailed oriented, and comfortable working independently. A clean driving record and commercial driving experience is a must. This position is a local day driving position, Monday - Friday. No overnights or weekends.

Responsibilities
  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned vehicle
  • Drive vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26, 000 lbs.
  • Pick-up and safely transport goods, livestock, etc. To intended destination
  • Ensure contents are properly secured in truck, flatbed to prevent damage/injury
  • Obtain signatures to confirm and complete deliveries
  • Assist in mapping driving routes
  • Stay on predetermined route and ensure timely transport and delivery
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm that the 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 in according to the weather/road conditions
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • Make safety a priority at all times

Requirements &Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid commercial driver s license (CDL) required
  • 2+ years' proven experience in commercial truck driving preferred
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Must pass a background check and a drug test
  • Skilled at driving and parking large, heavy vehicles
  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
  • Physically and mentally fit
    Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Possess great physical stamina and focus during long driving shifts
  • Comfortable with long-haul transport
  • Able to operate electric lift, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • Map reading and route planning experience
  • An innate sense of direction
  • Self-starter who works well independently
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • High level of composure and good stress management
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