Dedicated/Regional/Local CDL Truck Driver - Tanker

Overview

Safely operates a tractor-trailer combination servicing up to 48 states. Abides by all Federal, State and local laws and company policies and procedures. Properly secures cargo. Picks up and delivers loads on time to all requested areas. Conducts truck/trailer inspections and completes all required documentation. Provides exceptional customer service. Completes additional paperwork and performs other duties as assigned.

Main Job Tasks

  • Operates vehicle in a manner that shows safety is a priority
  • Drives defensively at all times to avoid accidents
  • Visually and manually inspects the inside and outside of the vehicle
  • Follows a structured checklist to document condition of the vehicle
  • Documents improperly working items or damage to the vehicle
  • Loads and unloads freight according to customer and freight handling specifications
  • Secures cargo for transport
  • Checks and protects freight during transport
  • Maneuvers truck into loading or unloading positions, and checks that vehicle loading and unloading equipment is properly positioned
  • Interacts with customers in a pleasant and friendly manner
  • Responds to customer complaints and issues in a calm and professional manner
  • Obtains receipts or signatures when required
  • Checks and documents condition of vehicle at completion of transport
  • Documents all mileage and service hours to abide by D.O.T. log regulations
  • Describes vehicle condition to Maintenance personnel when repairs are needed
  • Uses PeopleNet to communicate with Dispatch
  • Completes all other daily responsibilities of a driving professional
  • Attends safety meetings and training programs to remain up-to-date on safety policies and procedures, and ensure that recurrent training is complete as required.

Job Description

Drivers must work a flexible schedule. 

Drivers serve as the company representative when delivering loads and interacting with customers, and are expected to treat customers with courtesy and respect at all times.  Drivers interact with other Drivers on a minimal basis.

Work Performance

To meet excellent performance standards, Drivers must report to work on time and deliver loads according to schedule.  Drivers must maintain an excellent safety record with no preventable accidents.  Drivers are expected to interact with customers in a pleasant manner, and to remain calm and professional in all situations.

 Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Valid driver’s license in the state he/she resides
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  • HAZMAT and Tanker Endorsements
  • Able to obtain a TWIC Card
  • Acceptable driving record meeting company hiring standards verified through a current Motor Vehicle Record (MVR)
  • 2 years of driving experience
  • Ability to pass a criminal background check
  • Ability to pass a pre-hire driving test
  • Ability to pass a D.O.T. level physical and drug/alcohol test
  • Ability to pass physical abilities test
  • Knowledge of traffic laws, rules and regulations
  • Customer-service oriented
  • Demonstrates characteristics of a team player
  • Oral and written communication skills
  • Neat, clean personal appearance

 Tools and Equipment Used

  • Tractor/Trailer
  • GPS System
  • Electronic Logs

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