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CDL Truck Driver - Heritage FS Inc - Gilman, IL

HIRING MANAGER: Amy Romshek

PURPOSE AND SUMMARY STATEMENT

 

Operates semi-tractors and tankers following specified time schedules to/from company locations, customer locations and terminals to achieve profitable business growth.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

 

Operates all assigned vehicles, single, tandem, or multi axle configurations, forklifts, etc. in accordance with established safety standards and proper vehicle operation techniques. 

 

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.

 

Follows all DOT regulations as required.

 

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.

 

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

 

Responsible for maintaining company equipment according to company standards, adheres to the company Uniform Policy, and maintains the appropriate professional image.

 

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 or tender truck equipment and to meet company and DOT standards.

 

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

 

Must have and maintain a Class A CDL license with Hazardous Materials Endorsement and any other applicable certification, license or permit, valid medical card and satisfactory driving record, as applicable.

 

Must be able to successfully pass a background check.

 

Must be willing to work at various other operational jobs during slow times.

 

Ability to work extended hours, weekends and on-call as business conditions warrant.

Must be able to obtain and maintain other applicable certifications, licenses, and permits.

Must be physically able to climb in and out of semi-tractor multiple times daily.

Ability to lift 50 lbs. on occasion

Occasionally exposed or required to: 

  • Extreme weather conditions (hot, cold, wet, etc.)
  • Noisy conditions
  • Working conditions may include dust, fumes, chemicals, and electrical hazards with appropriate safety measures
  • May be required to work at varying heights

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities. Employment may be contingent upon receipt of an acceptable and job-related background check, drug test, motor vehicle report, and/or reference check, as applicable and permissible by law.


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