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CDL A Driver

Dimond Cattle and Hay Transport Madison, WI

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $1,000 to $3,000 Weekly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Would you like to join our family business in Marmath, North Dakota?

We are seeking a dependable and efficient CDL truck driver who possesses a great deal of physical and mental stamina able to withstand long hours on the road. Must be organized, detailed oriented, and comfortable working independently. A clean driving record and commercial driving experience is a must.

Our immediate need is for a truck driver, however, preference will be given to an experienced ranch hand with their CDL A License. For the right candidate, we can provide housing on our ranch. You would split your time working on the ranch and driving OTR.

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 105,500 lbs.
  • Pick-up and safely transport goods, livestock, etc. to the intended destination
  • Ensure contents are properly secured in a truck, flatbed to prevent damage/injury
  • Obtain signatures to confirm and complete deliveries
  • Assist in mapping driving routes
  • Stay on a predetermined route and ensure timely transport and delivery
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm that the contents of each shipment load matches 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 (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
  • 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

CDL Truck Driver Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) required
  • 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
  • Comfortable with long-haul transport
  • Able to operate an electric lift, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • Map reading and route planning experience
  • An innate sense of direction
  • Self-starter who works well independently
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • High level of composure and good stress management

Dimond Cattle and Hay Transport

Address

Madison, WI
USA

Industry

Transportation and Storage

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