Truck Driver CDL A

  • Company:
    Hi-tech Trucking Corp
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Transportation and Storage

Job Description

General Accountabilities

  • Checks vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
  • Maneuvers trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
  • Collects delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
  • Maintains logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
  • Reports vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
  • Secures cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.
  • Drives trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes to document weights and to comply with state regulations.
  • Drives trucks with capacities greater than three tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
  • Obtains receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.
  • Inventories and inspects goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions.
  • Operates equipment to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
  • Performs basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
  • Checks conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
  • Reads bills of lading to determine assignment details.
  • Couples or uncouples trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
  • Checks all load-related documentation to ensure that it is complete and accurate.
  • Reads and interprets maps to determine vehicle routes.
  • Cranks trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles.
  • Loads and unloads trucks, or helps others with loading and unloading, operating any special loading-related equipment on vehicles and using other equipment as necessary.
  • Removes debris from loaded trailers.
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

 

Job Qualifications

  • Education: Successful completion of professional truck driving school
  • Experience: 1-2 years of experience as a truck driver
  • Licenses/Certifications: Valid Commercial Drivers' License is MUST