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Class A CDL Driver

DS Smith, North America Packaging and Paper Division, United States Roanoke, VA
  • Expired: 28 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Responsible for safe and efficient delivery of product to our customers.

Candidates must possess:

1) Class A C.D.L. license

2) Clean driving record

3) 5 years experience preferable.

Candidates must be able to:

1) Hook up a tractor to a trailer. This requires the driver to climb onto the tractor frame to attach air lines and electrical connections to the trailer.

2) Perform an inspection of the unit. This requires the driver to walk around the unit, bending and reaching to check tire pressure, trailer door closures, air lines under the trailer, brake cams looking for obvious signs of damage or mechanical issues with the unit

3) Deliver freight to various customers as required. The driver, in some cases, must use a pallet jack to move pallets within the trailer. The driver may also have to deliver items to a residence/business which would require climbing into and out of a trailer repeatedly carrying bundles of material

4) Capable of driving up to 500 miles per day in the Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware and North Carolina area.

5) Perform minor underhood maintenance on tractor such as add oil, antifreeze, and windshield washer fluid.

6) Driver must be Fork Lift Certified and as such be able to physically lift, carry and fill a liquid propane cylinder weighing between 33 and 75 lbs.

7) Must be able to pass an annual D.O.T. physical

Flatbed Operation

1) Hook up a tractor to a trailer. This requires the driver to climb onto the tractor frame to attach air lines and electrical connections to the trailer.

2) Perform an inspection of the unit. This requires the driver to walk around the unit, bending and reaching to check tire pressure, trailer door closures, air lines under the trailer, brake cams looking for obvious signs of damage or mechanical issues with the unit

3) Secure load to trailer.

a) Requires the ability to strap material to trailer bed by physically climbing or throwing strap from one side of the trailer to the other.

b) Bands have to be threaded through the trailer clamps and "wrenched” down to secure material to trailer floor.

c) When delivered, material must be unstrapped from trailer bed in order to be offloaded.

The tractor driver reports to the Shipping Supervisor.

The driver must be a:

a) Self starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision and have a strong work ethic.

b) Must be able to correctly fill out logbooks as required.

c) Ability to interface with customers with the attitude to deal with customer issues

d) Team player with high integrity.

e) Perform other duties as may be required from time to time.

Physical Requirements:

a) Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

b) Must be able to bend, stoop and crawl.

c) Must be able to climb.

DS Smith is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a very competitive wage, excellent benefits package including: Day 1 effective: Health (with a company funded Health Reimbursement Account), Dental and Vision, Optional insurance for: Additional Life, Accident, Critical Illness, Hospital and Legal

Company Funded: Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability (company funded), 401K with a 6% match

Vacation, 12 Holidays (one of which is a floating holiday)

DS Smith, North America Packaging and Paper Division, United States

Why Work Here?

We are redefining packaging for a changing world.

DS Smith is a global leading packaging company of customer-specific packaging with emphasis on state-of-the art packaging design and local service close to customer facilities. With a product portfolio that includes transit packaging, consumer packaging, displays and promotional packaging, customized protective packaging and industrial packaging, DS Smith answers to each market requirement.

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6405 Commonwealth Dr, Roanoke, VA 24018
Roanoke, VA
24018 USA

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