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CDL Yard Driver

Tempe, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

The CDL Yard Driver will play a vital role in transporting dairy product between UDA facilities in Tempe, AZ. The CDL Yard Driver will operate a diesel-powered tractor trailer combination to transport and deliver liquid product in a timely and safe manner, to ensure product quality and freshness.

This position is part of a Labor Union. All union employees are subject to all union activities including any practices, policies, pay rates, and membership dues.

• Inspect truck for defects before and after trips and submit reports including truck condition.
• Maintain driver log according to I.C. regulations and DOT.
• Examine milk to detect sediment or stale odor, and take samples to laboratory for analysis.
• Observe gauge of storage tanks, computers and record weight of milk in tank.
• Observes temperature of storage tanks and record temperatures.
• Connect hoses and turn valves to pump milk into truck.
• Proper and accurate testing and quality of product that is required by management.
• Accurate written documentation of all required paperwork.
• Communicate with Transportation Foreman and Supervision.
• Always maintain food safety and quality standards, resolving and/or reporting compliance issues immediately.

Skills & Abilities:
• Ability to drive diesel powered tractor trailer combination to transport and deliver liquid product.

• Must be able to work varying shifts, including nights, weekends, and holiday hours

• General knowledge of mechanical and instrumentation equipment
• Requires ability to read, hear, speak, and comprehend and carry out verbal and written instructions

• Ability to participate and adhere to all practices, policies, pay rates, and membership dues of a labor union


• Minimum 6 months experience years experience driving a 10-speed transmission vehicle, with Class A CDL and Tanker endorsement and/or recent truck driving school certification

• High School Diploma or Educational Equivalent

• Truck Driving School certificate
• Must have clean driving record
• CDL Class A with Tanker endorsements


  • Requires the ability to sit for prolonged periods of time
  • Requires the ability to operate a motor vehicle for multiple hours at a time
  • Requires ability to walk and stand
  • Requires ability to stoop, bend, reach, lift and carry items up to 55lbs
  • Requires the ability to climb ladders and stairs of various heights occasionally
  • Requires the ability to push and pull large items up to 150lbs frequently
  • Requires the ability to safely operate equipment
  • Requires ability to visually observe the condition of surroundings
  • Requires ability to work in varying extreme hot, cold, and wet temperatures and conditions
  • Requires the ability to work safely with hazardous chemicals
  • Requires ability to hear and speak, occasionally in high time weighted average environments with elevated decibel readings (using appropriate hearing protection)
  • Requires the ability to safely operate a forklift occasionally


UDA is a local, family-owned, dairy cooperative committed to serve the needs of our members, community, and customers by providing high quality milk and dairy products. As the only milk marketing co-op in the state, UDA oversees the production, processing, and marketing of Arizona’s finest milk products from farm to Retail in 48 hours or less. From sweet cream and butter to non-fat dry milk, UDA provides milk products to manufactures and supermarket chains throughout the Grand Canyon State.

Our motto at UDA is “Better Together.” The dairy industry’s success isn’t built on one dairy or brand, it’s built on the community as a whole - this includes our amazing employees. When you join UDA, you’re not just joining a business, you’re joining a family. Since 1960 UDA has been headquartered, operated, and managed in Arizona. We strive to provide our employees with rewarding career opportunities aimed at long-term stability, growth, and advancement. We put our heart and soul into our products and value our team who show up, every day and do the work.

The duties and responsibilities described are not a comprehensive list; employees may be subject to additional, or altered, tasks and the scope of the role may change as necessitated by business demands. UDA will not consider any application submissions from unauthorized third-parties, consulting, or external staffing firms and will not be held subject, or liable, to any terms, fees, or penalties associated with a submission.

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Tempe, AZ
85282 USA


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