JOB TITLE : Pick up and Delivery Driver
JOB SUMMARY Safely and efficiently operate commercial motor vehicles in urban, suburban, and rural areas and in all weather conditions to transport freight. Load, unload and move materials at customer location.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Comply with all company policies local work and safety rules, and federal, state, and local regulations that govern the industry.
2. Follow company procedures for properly and safely loading and unloading freight. Safely operate a forklift to load and unload freight.
3. Take and verify dispatch instructions.
4. Operate a tractor-trailer combination (single, double, or triple trailer combination) in urban, suburban, and rural environments and in all types of weather conditions between company facilities and various customers.
5. Drive truck to transport materials in liquid or packaged form to and from specified destinations, such as railroad stations, plants, residences, offices, or within industrial yards. Verify load against shipping papers. Drive truck to specified destination, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and roads in area. Prepare receipt for load picked up. Collect payment for goods delivered and for delivery charges.
6. Load and unload freight in varying weather conditions at the company and customer facilities, using the same procedures and techniques as a dockworker. 7. Safe operation of equipment and on-time movement of shipments between company locations and customers, meeting established run times and schedules. 8. Drop and hook trailer(s) and change the configuration of equipment as necessary. Connect air hoses and electrical lines, install and remove tire chains, and manually crank dolly wheels.
9. When hauling hazardous material, verify the hazardous material product description, determine any discrepancies in the paperwork, and verify proper placarding.
10. Conduct pre-trip and post-trip inspections. Inspect the operating condition of the tractor and trailer(s) before and after trip, and when stopped enroute. Take responsibility for reasonable and customary care for the security of equipment. May maintain truck log according to state and federal regulations. May maintain telephone or radio contact with supervisor to receive delivery instructions. May inspect truck equipment as supplies, such as tires, lights, brakes, gas, oil, and water. May perform emergency roadside repairs, such as changing tires, installing light bulbs, fuses and tire chains.
SPECIAL SKILLS / REQUIREMENTS
1. Must be age 21 or older.
2. Must possess a valid Class A Commercial Driver License (CDL) with Double/Triple, Hazardous Material and Tanker endorsements. Ability to operate a commercial motor vehicle in adverse road, weather, and traffic conditions.
3. Must have a minimum of one year of tractor-trailer driving experience or graduation from company-approved training program.
4. Must be able to operate forklift, dolly, hand truck, pallet truck, carts, and other equipment necessary for unloading freight.
5. Must be able to couple and uncouple combination vehicles, hook and unhook dollies and operate a release lever.
6. Must have a current motor vehicle report (MVR) that represents a history of safe operation.
7. Must have the ability to read, write and speak English sufficiently to converse with the general public, understand highway and traffic signs and signals, respond to official inquiries, read a bill of lading, and make accurate entries in daily driving log.
8. Must be able to follow posted safety rules and safe operating procedures to insure proper techniques, such as lifting, are performed in the manner as which is described.
9. Must be able to work various shifts and days of the week.
ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS
1. Must meet Department of Transportation (DOT) physical requirement.
2. Ability to stand, sit, walk, and maintain balance for extensive periods of time.
3. Ability to frequently lift up to 50 lbs from floor to waist level and horizontally, and carry objects up to 50 feet.
4. Ability to push/pull up to 129 lbs for extensive periods of time.
5. Ability to climb ladders on the tractor and/or trailer(s) and frequently enter and exit the tractor cab.
6. Ability to perform repetitive tasks; stretch, turn, twist, and reach; bend, crouch, squat, kneel and stoop for extensive periods of time.
7. Ability to operate forklift, dolly, hand truck, pallet truck, carts, and other equipment necessary for loading and unloading freight.
Environmental working conditions vary and employee may encounter vibration, noise, odors, and extremes in temperature and wind as well as exposure to varied weather, varied surfaces, sharp edges, varied lighting and confined and congested areas and occasional exposure to petroleum-based products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, oil, and grease.
THE ABOVE STATEMENTS ARE INTENDED TO DESCRIBE THE GENERAL NATURE AND LEVEL OF WORK BEING PERFORMED BY INDIVIDUALS ASSIGNED TO THIS POSITION. THEY ARE NOT INTENDED TO BE AN EXHAUSTIVE LIST OF ALL RESPONSIBILITIES, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED OF INDIVIDUALS SO CLASSIFIED. REASONABLE ACCOMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES.
Yellow Roadway Corporation - 22 months ago