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Logistics Driver ($3,500 Sign-On!)

US Foods Norwich, CT
  • Posted: September 13, 2019
  • Full-Time

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BASIC PURPOSE

The primary function of this position is to drive a tractor trailer (interstate) for the purpose of picking up and delivering various products from vendors and company distribution centers. All functions must be completed in a safe and timely manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations.

Routes most frequently will be multi-day (OTR) assignments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Perform all pre-trip responsibilities including the inspection of the truck and trailer according to Department of Transportation regulations. Check accident kit.

Deliver products to multiple centers in a timely and safe manner.

Verify freight on truck and required trailer temperatures.

Verify proper invoices and properly enter required information into Xata or other on-board computer system. Complete logs and manifest(s).

Visually survey Vendor and Company distribution centers during the approach to determine hazards.

Perform all post-trip responsibilities: perform safety checks on the vehicle; fuel; unhook and secure trailer; park and secure tractor and hand truck; complete Department of Transportation (DOT) logs (electronic or manual as required) and company vehicle maintenance reports (DVIR) and reconcile these with the appropriate company representative as required.

Attend all mandatory driver meetings.


SUPERVISION

None

RELATIONSHIPS

Internal: Transportation Supervisors, Transportation Manager, and Transportation Administration and Fleet Maintenance personnel.

External: Vendors and internal customers.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Training: High School Diploma/GED preferred, however, must be able to read, write and communicate in English as it relates to the job and to the safety regulations. Must have basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide). Must have a valid Commercial Drivers License (CDL), class A, issued by state of legal residence. Must meet the medical requirements of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Must be willing to work flexible hours.


Related Experience/Requirements: Minimum 1 year over the road commercial driving experience or six months with a beverage delivery company or as a foodservice delivery representative required. Must not have more than two convictions in the past two year period for moving traffic violations; not have a DUI conviction in the past three years (regardless of type of vehicle operated); not have driver's license suspended for traffic violations with the past three years. Must be at least 21 years of age.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Must be able to use, or learn to use, all equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) i.e. XATA, and tools used to perform the job. Must know/have ability to learn MSDS information regarding all material used within the scope of the work. Must be able to apply tire chains. Must be able to perform coupling procedures (drop and hook). Must possess customer service skills.


Physical Requirements:

OCCASIONALLY: 1% - 33%
FREQUENTLY: 34% - 66%
CONTINUOUSLY: 67% - 100%

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:

1. STAND Occasionally
2. WALK Occasionally
3. DRIVE/SIT Continuously

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO LIFT:

1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Occasionally
2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally
3. 25-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally
4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Never
5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO CARRY:

1. 1-10 lbs (Sedentary) Occasionally
2. 10-20 lbs (Light) Occasionally
3. 20-50 lbs (Medium) Occasionally
4. 50-100 lbs (Heavy) Never
5. Over 100 lbs (Very Heavy) Never

JOB REQUIRES WORKER TO:

1. Push/pull Occasionally
2. Climb/balance Occasionally - Item: In/Out Truck/Trailer (2 vertical step 12" and 20") to cab. On/Off ramp to ground level and side door steps (6) and Platform of trailer.
3. Stoop/squat Occasionally
4. Kneel/bend Occasionally
5. Bend Occasionally
6. Reach above shoulder Occasionally
7. Grasp objects Occasionally - Hand truck, boxes, cartons
Continuously - Steering wheel
8. Manipulate objects Occasionally - Boxes, dolly, metal truck ramp, hand truck, paper work, truck gate, straps
9. Twisting Occasionally

***EOE Race/Color/Religion/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/National Origin/Protected Veteran/Disability Status***

US Foods

Address

Norwich, CT
USA

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