Empire Distributors Inc, A Leading Beverage Distributor is now hiring a CDL Driver. Our company offers excellent benefits, competitive wages and the potential for growth opportunities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Safely drives truck with capacity of more than 3 tons, to transport materials to and from specified destinations.
Conducts daily pre-trip inspection of any tractor, trailer or pod equipment prior to departing warehouse.
Must insure pre-trip inspection reports are turned into management daily and that no truck with major operational safety issues are driven.
Coordinates with night shift management to ensure units are loaded and that the load is secured as applicable
o OBX loads - Assures last bins loaded are securely strapped or closed
o Pod Loads - Assure last pod door is closed, locked and ready for transport
o Pallet Loads - Driver must assure pallets are secure and stable for transport
Safely drives truck to deliver loaded demountable pods and/or loaded straight trailer to appropriate branch location.
Driver must Stage and dismount loaded pods at assigned location.
Remounts and secures returning pods per proper procedure onto trailer.
Delivers pods or loaded straight trailer to warehouse of origin to be loaded for next day deliveries, assuring all products to be returned and/or credited are returned to the warehouse daily.
Performs routine maintenance on tractor and trailer which includes transporting to/from the servicing vendor location.
Proficient in the use of telematics devices; to include, but not limited to delivery routes and driver logs.
Maintains all applicable DOT paperwork and documentation as required.
Uses electronic devices to accurately and consistently record start and stop times on our time clock device assuring hours of service are recorded and remain in compliance with DOT Regulations
Coordinates emergency repairs and/or service with applicable vendors while communicating with management. All service and/or repairs must be approved by management prior to being scheduled
Communicate with management any and all deviations to the normal job responsibilities
Completes training assignments by management in a timely manner, including but not limited to Worklete and Pro-Tread
Performs job essential duties and responsibilities while being monitored via DriveCam
Willing and able to work with or around all products that may be ordered by our customer.
Follows all safety guidelines and procedures as outlined by the company and by management.
Other duties as assigned by Transportation Manager
Education and/or Experience
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Must have experience operating a tractor with automatic and manual transmission
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must maintain a valid Class A driers license.
Receive and maintain Department of Transportation (DOT) Card at the time of physical examination. Obtain and maintain valid state Alcohol Beverage Commission (ABC) permit. Sustainment of these licenses and certificates is one condition of continued employment.
Basic computer knowledge and Knowledge of Order Processing Systems
" Empire is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace. We are committed to ensuring that all employment decisions are made on the basis of qualification, merit, and business need; without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disabilities, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. "