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Class A CDL Truck Driver - West Central FS - Galesburg, IL

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Operates company owned or owner/operator semi-tractors and tankers following specified time schedules to/from the company locations or customer locations to achieve profitable business growth.

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Operates semi-tractors and tankers in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques. 

 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Performs and records daily safety checks of assigned vehicle(s) and associated equipment by conducting pre-trip inspections, such as checking fuel and oil levels, inspecting tires, lights, and brakes.  Follows the preventative maintenance program and maintains a clean truck to present a professional appearance.

 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Follows all DOT regulations as required.

 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ensures that all deliveries and pickups are made in accordance with time schedules and performs duties in a manner that promotes superior customer service and professionalism within the company and the industry.

 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ensures that all associated documentation, such as bill of ladings, delivery slips, and invoices are completed accurately and returned to the branch location at the end of the day in order to ensure timely receiving and payment of invoices.

 

Completes necessary paperwork, including accurate logbooks, records of cargo and any other assigned record-keeping duties on a daily basis.

 

OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Follows S & F Trucking (a division of West Central FS)’s Code of Conduct and Corporate Compliance Program, Environmental Health and Safety, OSHA and DOT policies and procedures, as they apply.

 

Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

Normally requires a high school diploma or the equivalent thereof, and 2 years or more of related work experience to demonstrate knowledge of and the ability to safely operate tractor trailer and to meet company and DOT standards and/or is a qualified trucking Owner/Operator.

 

Demonstrates essential abilities including business knowledge, collaboration, communication, customer focus, decision making and skill development.

 

Must have or have the ability to obtain and maintain a CDL license with required endorsements and any other applicable certification, license or permit, valid medical card and satisfactory driving record, as applicable.

 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability to work extended hours and on-call as business conditions warrant.

 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Must be able to obtain and maintain other applicable certifications, licenses, and permits.

 

Occasionally exposed or required to: 

  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Noisy conditions
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">May be required to work at varying heights
  • <span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Lift 51 - 70 lbs.

 

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">Ability and willingness to participate in required training that may include education on S & F Trucking (a division of West Central FS)’s policies and procedures and additional training as it relates to the requirements of the position.


Nearest Major Market: Peoria
Nearest Secondary Market: Galesburg

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