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Non CDL Straight Truck Driver

US Cargo
Columbus, OH
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Description/Job Summary

US Cargo, a subsidiary of Pitt Ohio, with terminals throughout Ohio & Pennsylvania is seeking aNon CDL Straight Truck Driver for our Columbus, OH terminal.  US Cargo has been a specialized and highly successful leader in the courier and small package transportation industry, and continues to expand our transportation services to include LTL Freight. US Cargo prides itself on developing transportation services and solutions to meet our customer's needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • A minimum of 21 years of age
  • A minimum of 1 year verifiable experience driving a non-commercial motor vehicle similar to the type utilized by US CARGO
  • As part of pre-employment screening, and or continued employment, drivers are required to authorize US CARGO to obtain a current motor vehicle record (MVR) and safety performance history from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Drivers will have their MVR reviewed on an annual basis at a minimum;
  • Must pass a US CARGO driving test administered by an approved US CARGO trainer or US CARGO designee;
  • With exception of Non-CDL Drivers, must have a hazardous material and tank endorsement or obtain said endorsement within 90 days of employment on their current valid driver's license issued by the State in which they reside;
  • Must possess only one valid driver's license issued by the State in which the driver resides.   A driver who has recently moved from another State must produce a copy of the former license or provide license information for verification from that State.  The driver will need to provide information on all previous held licenses for the past 36-month period.  If the driver moves, he/she must update his/her address with the Department of Motor Vehicles for that State within 30 days and provide new license to the Safety Department;
  • Must have no record of a driving license suspension or revocation covering the last 36-month period from any source including the MVR and or any other Driver Performance History report.  A suspension for failure to pay and or failure to appear will be considered provided that there was no conviction for driving while suspended during this time period;
  • Must have no record of citation or conviction for the violations listed below during the past 36-month period from any source including the MVR and or any other Driver Performance History report;
    • Driving while under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
    • Violation of an "open container" or similar statute.
    • Refusal to take a test provided for by an implied consent law.
    • Reckless homicide or involuntary manslaughter.
    • Operating while under suspension or revocation (Except as Listed Above).
    • Leaving the scene of an accident or "hit and run".
    • Speed exhibitions, contests, or drag racing.
    • Use of a motor vehicle in the commission of a felony.
    • Assault with a motor vehicle.
    • Reckless driving, careless endangerment, or road rage.
    • Operating a motor vehicle without permission of the owner.
    • Fleeing or eluding a police officer.
  • Must have no past pattern or record of citations or convictions for more than three motor vehicle violations, (excluding those listed above in items a. through l.), during the 36-month period from any source including the MVR and or any other Driver Performance History report;
  • Must have no past pattern or record of involvement in more than three at-fault traffic accidents while operating a motor vehicle during the 36-month period from any source including the MVR and or any other Driver Performance History report;
  • Must have no past pattern or record of involvement in more than three motor vehicle violation while operating a motor vehicle during the 36-month period from any source including the MVR and or any other Driver Performance History report;
  • Must have no past pattern or record of involvement in more than two at-fault traffic accidents and no more than one motor vehicle violation during the 36-month period from any source including the MVR and or any other Driver Performance History report;
  • Must have no past pattern or record of involvement in more than one at-fault traffic accident and no more than two motor vehicle violations during the 36-month period from any source including the MVR and or any other Driver Performance History report;
  • Must pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination;
  • Must consent to a pre-employment drug screen.  US CARGO must receive a negative result prior to the driver performing any safety sensitive function;
  • US CARGO must receive a negative controlled substance and alcohol result from prior employer(s) for past three-year period.  Any prior evidence of controlled substance use from any source in past three years, including alcohol could result in the job offer being rescinded;
  • There must be no instance of refusal to submit to an Alcohol or Controlled Substance test within the past 36 month period including a pre-employment test.  Any prior evidence of refusal to test for controlled substance use, including alcohol in the past 36 months could result in the job offer being rescinded;
  • No open violations showing in the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse i.e. the query result shows "Driver not Prohibited";
  • Applications must be completed in entirely.  An incomplete application may delay or prevent your application from being processed;
  • Must consent to a ten-year check on work history.  Any gap of 30 days or more must be indicated and explained.  You may be asked to provide further documentation.  Discrepancies may prevent your application from being processed and the job offer rescinded; 
  • All roadside inspections will be reviewed through the Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) and or any other Performance History Report for the past 36-month period.  Multiple violations could impact hiring and or retention;

JOB DESCRIPTION:
  • Provide service to customers by making pick ups and deliveries in a non CDL 24'-26' Straight  Truck at customer locations.  May transport freight between US Cargo terminals and/or make shuttle runs to specific meet points.
  • Load and unload unit, either individually or with assistance of dockworkers. Material freight handling equipment may be used where available and appropriate.
  • Perform frequent lifting, pulling, pushing and carrying of freight.
  • Securing of freight may be required through strapping or other methods.
  • Inspect the vehicle for defects and safe operating conditions as required by law and company policy.
  • Comply with all federal requirements regarding the transportation/handling of Hazardous Materials.
  • Driver non-CDL trucks in all conditions in accordance with federal regulations, normally in periods of driving within hours of service limitations, followed by an off-duty period as required by regulatory requirements
  • Maintain records required for compliance with state and federal regulations and company policy
  • Perform all duties in accordance with company policies and procedures and comply with all federal, state and local regulations for the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle.

US Cargo

Address

Columbus, OH
43207 USA

Industry

Transportation and Storage

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