Class A Driver - local routes

US-CA-Goshen
6 days ago
Job ID
2016-1247
# of Openings
22
Category
Transportation

Overview

Basic Function:

 

This position is responsible for transporting deliveries locally at night in accordance with company guidelines and DOT regulations by performing the following duties.

Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Transports deliveries locally or over the road according to manifest in a safe, responsible manner and in accordance with company procedures and applicable DOT regulations.
  • Prepares a daily delivery schedule and coordinates efficient deliveries by applying knowledge of customer schedules, peak delivery times and alternate routes.
  • Applies knowledge and abilities to safely load and unload deliveries according to size of load and content description.
  • Processes shipment documents neatly and efficiently for each shipment, and manages discrepancy documentation.
  • Obtains and maintains proper delivery authorization and pickup documentation, and submits in a timely manner.
  • Provides good customer service and maintains a professional manner and appearance to enhance the company's image.
  • Performs a daily DOT pre-trip inspection according to checklist, and keeps an accurate copy in the vehicle at all times.
  • Maintains a daily, legible DOT log book and submits as required.
  • Balances and handles an expense account for each trip by recording all expenses and maintaining all receipts.
  • Provides basic maintenance for vehicle such as maintaining vehicle in a neat manner and performing minor repairs.
  • Maintains company gas credit cards, and valid/current proof of insurance and registration in vehicle.
  • Ensures proper maintenance of vehicle and reports all accidents/damage/malfunctions to management.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill or ability necessary to perform this job successfully:

  • Education/Experience:
    • A high school diploma or GED
    • Class A Driver License required
    • Minimum 2 years of experience required
  • Skills:
    • Oral & written communication skills. Must be able to read and write in English in order to keep an accurate log book, inspection reports, maintenance reports, and accident/incident reports
    • Customer Service oriented.
    • Strong time management – must be punctual and able to meet deadlines.
    • Proficient organizational skills. Attentive to detail and able to maintain records per described requirements.
    • Dependable
    •  
  • Physical Requirements:
    • Must be able to perform repetitive motion activities throughout the day.
    • Requires getting into and out of the truck frequently.
    • Must be able to lift and/or move 60 lbs. on a regular basis.
    • Must be able to work 10-12 hours per day, 5 days a week.

Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be regularly exposed to work near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee will be regularly exposed to very dusty and noisy conditions
  • The employee will be exposed to outdoor weather conditions
  • The employee may be exposed to chemicals used in the process

Note: Valid Driver’s License required for insurance purposes. Plant Management retains the discretion to add to or change the duties of this position at any time.

 

Department/Division:

Transportation

Reports to:

Division Manager

Experience Level:

Entry Level

Location:

Goshen, CA

Employment Type:

Full-Time

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt

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