Driver
FreshPoint - Modesto, CA

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POSITION: Route Driver FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt

DEPARTMENT: Transportation COMPANY: Freshpoint Central California

REPORTS TO: Steve Buer/Bob McKelvey DATE: 3/22/12

GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:
Delivery of fresh produce and grocery items to our customers. This is a “safety” sensitive position.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Employee must pass a road test, background check, pre-employment post offer drug screen and lifting test
  • Maintain a valid commercial drivers license class A or B
  • Must be able to communicate well with others.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Pass the minimum hiring requirements
  • Pass the Professional truck driving course
  • Education or experience to fulfill the essential functions and responsibilities with a minimum of 6 months driving experience or equivalent experience.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBLITIES:
  • Drivers will deliver product into the customer’s facility and unloaded where designated. Product will be verified to invoice and a signature as proof of delivery received. “Dark drop” invoices will be signed by the driver
  • Driver is responsible to collect “C.O.D.” payments and will occasionally pick up R.O.A. payments.
  • Unloading of product with a “dolly” or lift gate via a ramp from cargo area to customer receiving area
  • Must remain in compliance with D.O.T. guidelines for route drivers (i.e. participation in random drug/alcohol testing, DMV driving record pull notice)
  • Follow the PWM’s (Preferred Work Methods) for transportation
  • Other duties as assigned
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Start times are early (up to 12:00am)
  • Must be available 7 days per week
  • Work day could be up to 16 hours in length; work week will be up to 80 hrs in 8 days
  • Trucks are pre-loaded for drivers prior to their arrival at Freshpoint
  • End time is when work is done (route, backhauls, fueling of truck, paperwork, and same day deliveries completed)
  • Routes and schedules could change daily/weekly
  • Uniform required
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
1. Amount of each day spent:
Standing 30% Walking 40% Sitting 30% Total 100 %

2. Employee works: Inside 30% Outside 70% Total 100 %

3. While performing the job, employee is required to:
  • How Often? How Long?
A. Twist/Turn Yes x No Frequently All shift

B. Stoop/Bend Yes x No Frequently All shift

C. Squat Yes x No Frequently All shift

D. Kneel Yes x No Rarely All shift

E. Crawl Yes x No Very Rarely

F. Climb Yes x No Occasionally All shift

G. Step up/Step down Yes x No Frequently All shift

H. Balance Yes x No Frequently All shift

I. Walk Above Ground Yes No x

J. Reach Upward Yes x No Occasionally All shift

K. Reach Forward Yes x No Frequently All shift

L. Wrist Rotation Yes x No Frequently All shift

M. Grasping Yes x No Continuously All shift

N. Pinching Yes x No Occasionally All shift

O. Manipulating Objects Yes x No Frequently All shift

P. Push/Pull £ 21 – 50 lbs. Yes x No Frequently All shift

Q. Push/Pull £ 50 lbs. Yes x No Frequently All shift

4. Lifting Requirements**:
1 - 10 lbs. 11 - 20 lbs. 21 - 35 lbs. 36 - 50 lbs. 51 - 75 lbs. 76 - 100 lbs.

Frequently Frequently Frequently Frequently Occasionally Rarely

5. Carrying Requirements**:
35 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.

Frequently Frequently Very rarely

** Very Rarely = < 1% Rarely = 1-10% Occasionally = 11-33% Frequently = 34-66% Continually = 67% +

This Job Description is not an employment contract. The company reserves the right to change the job description and the job duties at any time without notice. I certify that I understand the job description, I possess the above qualifications, and that I can perform each of the above functions with or without an accommodation.

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Fresh produce is the ingredient for success at FreshPoint. The company is one of the largest foodservice distributors of fresh fruits and...