Immediate opening for Class A CDL Driver to run Washington & Oregon.
Home every night and you have weekends off!
No phone calls please.
Operate Company vehicles to
transport material as directed.
Drive gasoline or diesel-powered
tractor-trailer combination to a destination, applying knowledge of commercial
driving regulations and skill in maneuvering the vehicle in difficult
situations, such as narrow passageways and congested roadways.
Operate vehicles with strict
adherence to commonly accepted Driver Safety Standards.
Responsible for monitoring
condition of truck, trailers, and equipment including pre and post trip
inspections for defects. Must provide
required reports on truck, trailer, and equipment condition.
Maintain driver logs according to
General Requirements: High school diploma or GED preferred to provide ability to maintain
logs, forms, and reports and communicate effectively with customers. Hold a valid, Class A CDL license with
Endorsement (T). Current copy of Medical
long form. Pass NIDA drug/alcohol
screen. Provide two prior employer
references. Must have current three year commercial abstract of driving record
from the local Department of Licensing.
Driving Record Requirements: A clean motor vehicle record for
the prior 3 years is preferred.
- Applicants with two or more
(prior 3 years) violations of any of the following combined violations
will not be considered:
speeding 15 miles per hour and over.
or erratic traffic lane changes.
the vehicle ahead too closely.
with three speeding violations 10 MPH and under will not be considered.
with two speeding violations 10 MPH and under and any violation of first bullet
will not be considered.
violation of State or local traffic law associated with a fatal traffic
accident will not be
driving as defined by State or local law or regulation, including but not
limited to, offenses
of driving a commercial motor vehicle in wanton disregard for the safety
of persons or property will not be
Experience: Two years’ experience operating gasoline or diesel-powered
tractor-trailer combination. If over 25,
must have at least one year of consistent, documented over-the-road experience. If under 25, must have at least three years
consistent, documented over-the-road experience.
Skills & Abilities: Must be knowledgeable of regulations of Interstate Commerce Commission,
Department of Transportation and other regulatory bodies governing the
transportation industry. Have general
knowledge of tractor/trailer equipment, routine maintenance procedures, and
safety requirements. Have a thorough
knowledge of commodity weight distribution and trailer loading procedures. Must be able to read and fill out driver logs
and usual and customary shipping and transportation documents. Ability to project positive, professional
Contact with others: Acts as a company representative while meeting with customers in all job
related capacities. Relays vital customer service information to immediate
supervisor or managers as needed. Communicate as required with traffic clerk/dispatcher.
Work Direction over Others: None.
Supervision Received: Ability to work independently with little or no supervision. Must take direction from Traffic Manager and
Pressure of Work: Must maintain positive attitude in difficult situations. Must comply with all pertinent regulations
while meeting schedules and deadlines.
Scope: Directly affect profitability of trucking operation through effective
communication with company traffic personnel and customers. Must insure vehicle and equipment is
operational so that schedules can be met and deliveries made.
Impact: Failure to perform tasks effectively and efficiently can lead to lost
revenue for the company and driver.
Working Conditions: Must communicate orally and in writing and use phone as needed. Push/pull on rollers or pallet jack up to a
3,000-pound pallet load in or out of a trailer of 33 feet in length. Hand load or unload up to 60,000-pound loads
of bagged produce at up to 100 pounds per bag. Stack cartons or other freight at heights ranging from floor to 9 feet
high. Withstand bodily strain of 10
hours per day in the movements of the truck seat. May be required to work up to 60 hours in work
week at times. Observe and interpret
mirror images quickly at a 90-degree reflection, 6 feet away. Enter and exit cabs and trailers at a height
of 52 to 60 inches. Respond quickly, alertly,
and safely to heavy traffic in metropolitan areas. Maneuver converter gear weighing
approximately 2000 pounds.
The above statements are intended
to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people
assigned to this job. They are not
intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills
Location/Region: Yakima, WA (98902)