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Professional Commercial Truck Driver and/or Loader Operator

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

Job Location:
3665 57th St. SE
Delano, MN 55328

Employment Type: FULL_TIMEFull Time

Summary:
Drive tractor trailer combination safely and efficiently while making deliveries and pickups across the U.S. and Canada. If applicable, operate loader safely and efficiently.

Credentials and Experience:

  • Commercial Driver License Class A with airbrakes endorsement.
  • Medical Certificate that meets Federal Motor Carrier Regulations.
  • Verifiable tractor trailer experience.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect tractor, trailer, and other equipment (loader, bunks) necessary for safe operation both before (pre-trip) and after (post-trip).
  • Report all defects to dispatch.
  • Operate vehicle professionally, efficiently, and most importantly, safely.
  • Follow and understand all safety regulations that concern commodity being hauled, especially oversize regulations and tie down regulations.
  • Immediately report all accidents, regardless of how minor.
  • Perform work duties thoroughly, safely, and in a professional manner.
  • Call dispatcher when loaded and empty. If neither occurs during work day call dispatcher between 1 and 3 p.m. to report progress.
  • Understand your personal limits and be physically able to perform job.
  • Follow company policies and all applicable state and federal laws.
  • Report to Safety Director all tickets, citations, and inspections that are incurred (even those incurred in your personal vehicle).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to operate tractor trailer of varying size; safely and efficiently.
  • Mechanical ability (be able to fix malfunctions: lights, hydraulic hoses, etc.).
  • Physical abilities required: climbing, lifting, and pulling.
  • Loader operators must understand capacities of loaders and how to work safely around power lines.
  • Understand safety regulations and other standards that are necessary to operate a commercial vehicle safely.
  • Work with customers, being both courteous and efficient.

Special Requirement:

  • Be gone for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work unsupervised and independently.
  • Ability to handle unexpected problems and to manage these issues professionally.
  • Ability to organize work day, log book, bills of lading, truck tickets, and receipts.
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