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Position Details: Utility Operator/Back up CDL Driver


CDL Truck Driver/Shipping Utility Job Summary

We are seeking a dependable and efficient CDL Class A truck driver. Must be organized, detailed oriented, and comfortable working independently. A clean driving record and commercial driving experience is a must. In addition to the truck driving aspects of this position, the driver will have additional responsibility of loading and unloading trailers using a lift truck or clamp truck.

CDL Truck Driver Job Duties and Responsibilities

· Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned vehicle

· Drive vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.

· Pick-up and safely transport goods, to the intended destination

· Ensure contents are properly secured in a truck, to prevent damage/injury

· Obtain signatures to confirm and complete deliveries

· Stay on a predetermined route and ensure timely transport and delivery

· Communicate with dispatch as needed

· Confirm that the contents of each shipment load match 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 service vehicle as needed

· Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered

· Follow delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times

· Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs

· Track and report working hours

· Adhere to company rules and regulations

· Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive in according to the weather/road conditions

· Comply with ICC and DOT regulations

· Make safety a priority at all times

Additional Responsibilities

  • Load trailers as necessary
  • Unload trailers as necessary
  • Perform additional warehouse duties as necessary

CDL Truck Driver Requirements and Qualifications

  • · High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • · Valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) required
  • Must be able to successfully pass drug and background screen
  • · 2+ years of proven experience in commercial truck driving preferred
  • · Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • · Must pass a background check and drug test
  • · Skilled at driving and parking large, heavy vehicles
  • · Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
  • · Physically and mentally fit
  • · Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time
  • · Possess great physical stamina and focus during long driving shifts
  • · Able to operate lift truck, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.
  • · Self-starter who works well independently
  • · Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • · High level of composure and good stress management
  • · Ability and desire to work rotating shifts

ST Tissue is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability. EEO Employer M/F/Vet/Disabled.

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