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TRUCK DRIVER

Coopersville, MI based construction company seeks a full time CDL-A driver for Over The Road trucking work.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Maintain a log book to record miles covered and hours travelled and ensure that all necessary documentation with respect to freight is filled and submitted.
  • record damages and shortages incurred.
  • Observe and comply with all traffic regulations – federal, state and local
  • Inspect assigned vehicle regularly to identify and repair minor faults, and to report major mechanical breakdown to a skilled mechanic
  • Assist in the loading and unloading of goods or equipment to be transported
  • Communicate with the dispatcher, supervisor, or clients using wireless devices or on-board computer systems
  • Ensure safe transportation and delivery of freight to designated locations
  • Ensure that assigned vehicle is always neat and tidy
  • carry out other regular upkeep like inflating the tires, refueling, changing oil and water, and tightening nuts and bolts
  • Report any delay that may affect the timely delivery of freight to the dispatcher and client
  • Report any accident incurred during transporting the freight to the driver manager immediately
  • Report any damage of freight incurred during transportation to the supervisor or dispatcher
  • Pay tolls and other necessary vehicle levies.

PREFERRED ABILITIES:

  • Flexible time schedule. Occasional short notice ability.
  • Experience in general labor

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • CDL-A holder, with clear record.
  • Clean background/drug screens
  • Basic computer skills required (Word, Excel)
  • Ability to excel in a fun, but fast-paced yet accurate environment.

Job Type: Full-time. Pay is per mile (drivers average between 50 and 54 cents per mile) Healthcare through Blue Cross, dental, vision, 401k with match, disability insurance, etc.

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Posted date: 26 days ago

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