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CDL Class A Truck Driver

Location
Wilmington, North Carolina
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
14 Jul 2022
We are seeking a dependable and organized Class A Truck Driver who possesses a great deal of physical and mental stamina who thrives working long hours on the road and can consistently ensure safe and accurate deliveries. Must be detail-oriented, efficient, and have a clean driving record.

Class A Truck Driver Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned delivery vehicle.
  • Drive trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Pull a towed weight exceeding 10,000 lbs.
  • Ensure trailer is properly and securely attached to the tractor unit.
  • Transport live and hard goods from the place of origin to assigned destination.
  • Ensure cargo is properly secured inside of the truck and/or trailer to prevent breakage or damage.
  • Obtain signatures or warehouse scans to confirm and complete deliveries with managers.
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed.
  • Confirm contents of each shipment or 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 schedule service for vehicle as needed (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.) and advise management.
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered.
  • Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times.
  • Adhere to Company, Local, State, and Federal rules and regulations.
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions.
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • Make safety a priority at all times.
Class A Truck Driver Requirements and Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.
  • Valid Class A driver's license required.
  • 2+ years verifiable experience with tractor-trailer driving preferred.
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations.
  • Must pass a background check, DOT physical and drug test.
  • Skilled at driving large vehicles.
  • Comfortable maneuvering and parking a tractor-trailer.
  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented.
  • Physically and mentally fit.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time.
  • Able to operate an electric lift, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Proficient using Truck Rated GPS and other routing systems.
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful.
  • High level of composure and good stress management.
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Details

  • Job Reference: 657836761-2
  • Date Posted: 14 July 2022
  • Recruiter: BONNIE PLANTS
  • Location: Wilmington, North Carolina
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent