SUMMARY: Operates semi truck and trailer to transport feed to farm facility locations, or animals from facility to facility, or to the plant or market – under the direction of the Dispatcher / Supervisor. Adheres to all company and DOT safety rules and regulations. Observes state and city speed and safety regulations and company customer service and safety policies.
GENERAL: Other duties may be assigned.
FEEDHAUL: Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Performs job assignments as determined by Supervisor (Dispatcher). Accurate paperwork is required.
- Must meet all DOT requirements and comply with DOT rules and regulations.
- Builds and maintains professional relationships with customers such as farm and plant employees. Performs job courteously and respectfully at public locations.
- Complies with all company policies, processes and procedures. Complies with Company Bio-Security Policy.
- Reports accidents immediately to dispatcher, requesting police or ambulance service as needed. Report maintenance issues with equipment immediately to Supervisor.
- Instructs and directs driver trainees as assigned.
LIVEHAUL: Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Delivers feed from feed mill to production facilities.
- Responsible for unloading the feed to the correct feed bin, with no spillage.
- Completes required paperwork accurately and timely.
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the work environment, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required or preferred. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Loads and/or unloads animals from trailers with and without assistance.
- Specialized loading / unloading crew provided for market animal movement in most areas.
- Adhere to Humane Animal Handling Policies and Procedures.
- Live animal hauling to include: weaned pigs to Nursery locations, Nursery pig movements to Finisher locations, Market animal movements to Plant.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or technical school education preferred; or one to three-months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must possess a current valid Class A CDL, and an acceptable MVR.
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