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CDL Class A Delivery Driver Trainee

Performance Food Group
Bangor, ME
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Entry-Level Delivery Drivers Can Earn Up to An Additional $1,000 through our Hiring Bonus!

Health Benefits on Day 1!
Home Daily!

Like a good challenge? Team atmosphere? Physically active? Growth potential?
Being a Class A Delivery Driver is a great career opportunity!

In a recent survey, 93% of our Associates responded to the question, “What are the greatest strengths of your company?” with these responses:
  • Teamwork, dedicated, long tenured, knowledgeable Associates who get the job done.
  • Experienced Management with good communication, open door policy.
  • The Culture – it’s good & fair place to work.
  • High level of customer service with quality products.
  • Local Company with Corporate backing - Local control to fix issues.
  • Long history of promoting from within.
  • It’s nice to work in a place where you feel like people are there for you.
Position Summary:

The Delivery Driver – Trainee will learn to and gain experience to drive a tractor trailer and/or straight truck on intrastate and interstate routes for the purpose of delivering and/or unloading various food and food related products to customers in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. Routes may be local, over the road (OTR), shuttles and/or overnight. Functions as a team member within the department and organization, as required, and performs any duty assigned to best serve the company.

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:
  • Internal candidates will attend and successfully complete the PFG Driver Trainee Dock to Driver Training Program as required.
  • Perform “pre-trip safety check” inspection of truck and trailer according to Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations; inspect cab and trailer to insure they meet company quality standards and take appropriate action as needed.
  • Perform count check of items and check customer invoices of products that have been loaded. Check and complete in an accurate and in legible fashion all the required paperwork associated with freight. Move tractor to the loading dock and attach preloaded trailer as needed.
  • Rides-with, assists with deliveries as required. Drive to and deliver customer orders according to a predetermined route and delivery schedule.
  • Unload products from the trailer transport items into designated customer storage areas. Perform damage control checks on items and contact supervisor about removing orders according to company policy. Verify delivery of items with customer and obtain proper signatures. Collect money (cash or checks) where required. Load customer returns on to trailer and secure trailer doors.
  • Unload damaged goods and customer returns at the driver check-in dock and complete necessary paperwork. Unload pallets, insulated blankets, Power Walker / Hand carts and remove trash from trailers as required.
  • Complete daily record of hours of service and enter in log in accordance with Federal DOT, state and company requirements.
  • Perform “post trip safety check” on the vehicle, secure tractor and trailer and / or “Red Tag” for repair or maintenance as needed. Perform general housekeeping duties in cab, loading dock area and keep trailers clear and clean as required. At the end of the shift secure all equipment and complete all necessary paperwork.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


Benefits Include:
  • Health Benefits on Day 1
  • Company Matched 401k
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Education Assistance
  • Purchasing Perks
  • Unlimited Growth Opportunities and More!
This position does required a post-offer drug screen which includes (but is not limited too) screening for marijuana
Required Qualifications:• High school diploma/GED or state approved equivalent
• Valid CDL
• Must be 21 years of age
• Meet all State licensing and/or certification requirements (where applicable)
• Clean Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) for past 3 years
• Pass post offer drug test and criminal background check
• Pass road test
• Attains or has valid current DOT Health Card and/or able to secure new DOT Health Card
• Able to hand-lift and utilize two-wheeler, lift gate and/or other equipment to move and/or stack product cases/freight of varying size and weight throughout shift; product generally ranges from between 10-35 pounds and up to between approximately 60 and 90 pounds, depending on the location
• Internal applicants must meet requirements outlined in the PFG Entry Level Driver Trainee or Dock to Driver Training Program
Required Experience:• 0-6 months experience with a valid CDL License
• High school diploma/GED or state approved equivalent
• Valid CDL
• Must be 21 years of age
• Meet all State licensing and/or certification requirements (where applicable)
• Clean Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) for past 3 years
• Pass post offer drug test and criminal background check
• Pass road test
• Attains or has valid current DOT Health Card and/or able to secure new DOT Health Card
• Able to hand-lift and utilize two-wheeler, lift gate and/or other equipment to move and/or stack product cases/freight of varying size and weight throughout shift; product generally ranges from between 10-35 pounds and up to between approximately 60 and 90 pounds, depending on the location
• Internal applicants must meet requirements outlined in the PFG Entry Level Driver Trainee or Dock to Driver Training Program
Performance Food Group and/or its subsidiaries (individually or collectively, the "Company") provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all applicants and employees, regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations. Please click on the following links to review: (1) our EEO Policy; (2) the "EEO is the Law" poster and supplement; and (3) the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Performance Food Group

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Bangor, ME
04401 USA

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Transportation and Storage

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