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Over The Road Driver

Job Description

Job Description: Over the Road Driver


Job Summary: CDL driver is responsible for the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle. Transport material safely and within D.O.T. Regulations in a timely manner.  Prepare all necessary and required paperwork.  Communication with office through GPS and cell.  Maintain HOS on an ELD. Remain focused on the safe operation of the commercial motor vehicle when there are distractions.  Operates trucks with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds gross weight.

Job Requirements

Over The Road Driver Essential Duties:

  • Daily inspections of equipment
  • Complete all D.O.T. and company required paperwork such as inspections and trip sheets
  • Safely hook and unhook trailers at shippers and receivers
  • Proper fuel purchasing
  • Deliver all loads on time within all Hours of Service Regulations
  • Report any damages, incidents or accidents
  • Maintain clean tractor – inside and outside
  • Accommodate special runs to replace a downed trailer
  • Communicate with Maintenance any and all issues with equipment
  • Communicate with Office all load and HOS issues to receive instruction
  • Communicate with Office all breakdowns on the road and await their instructions of vendor assigned to repair, phone number, ETA and how payment will be made
  • Turn in on a timely manner all paperwork to include completed trip sheet, fuel receipts, other receipts and paperwork in order for payroll to be processed
  • Monitor road conditions and watch for traffic congestion
  • Follow all applicable traffic laws
  • Follow accident procedures if an accident occurs
  • Take required rest periods
  • Take special precautions while driving

Education/Training:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must have a valid CDL-A
  • General knowledge of D.O.T. Regulations

Skills/Experience:

  • 3 years over the road experience driving
  • Must have a clean MVR and PSP for acceptance by insurance company
  • Must possess a general knowledge of refrigeration units
  • Minor mechanical knowledge
  • Must have good knowledge of roads
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Legible penmanship
  • Attention to details
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to read a map, operate a GPS and read directions
  • Ability to pass and maintain a D.O.T. Physical
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team member
  • Ability to hook, drop, pull and back 48’ and 53’ trailers in tight spaces
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to perform inspection of equipment for operating deficiencies
  • Ability to perform routine adjustments to equipment
  • Ability to assist personnel in proper and safe operation of all equipment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

Job Snapshot

Location US-GA-Gainesville
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate N/A
Store Type Transportation
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Company Overview

Expertise in Foodstuffs Delivery With its location in a bustling poultry-industry region of north Georgia, Syfan Logistics is well-versed in hauling deadline-sensitive, perishable food products. The company works extensively with the nation’s largest foodstuffs companies in the poultry, seafood, confectionary, cereal and soft drink industries. Syfan also brings this 40-year experience and commitment to on-time delivery to its non-food customers, including the world’s largest package-delivery companies as well as the expedited divisions of America’s major automotive manufacturers.

Contact Information

US-GA-Gainesville
Daniel Bacus
7702878485

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(Confidential)
Company:
US-GA-Gainesville
Location:
Full-Time
Employment Type:
Year
Pay Type:
N/A
Pay Rate:
Transportation
Store Type:

Job Description

Job Description: Over the Road Driver


Job Summary: CDL driver is responsible for the safe operation of a commercial motor vehicle. Transport material safely and within D.O.T. Regulations in a timely manner.  Prepare all necessary and required paperwork.  Communication with office through GPS and cell.  Maintain HOS on an ELD. Remain focused on the safe operation of the commercial motor vehicle when there are distractions.  Operates trucks with a capacity of at least 26,001 pounds gross weight.

Job Requirements

Over The Road Driver Essential Duties:

  • Daily inspections of equipment
  • Complete all D.O.T. and company required paperwork such as inspections and trip sheets
  • Safely hook and unhook trailers at shippers and receivers
  • Proper fuel purchasing
  • Deliver all loads on time within all Hours of Service Regulations
  • Report any damages, incidents or accidents
  • Maintain clean tractor – inside and outside
  • Accommodate special runs to replace a downed trailer
  • Communicate with Maintenance any and all issues with equipment
  • Communicate with Office all load and HOS issues to receive instruction
  • Communicate with Office all breakdowns on the road and await their instructions of vendor assigned to repair, phone number, ETA and how payment will be made
  • Turn in on a timely manner all paperwork to include completed trip sheet, fuel receipts, other receipts and paperwork in order for payroll to be processed
  • Monitor road conditions and watch for traffic congestion
  • Follow all applicable traffic laws
  • Follow accident procedures if an accident occurs
  • Take required rest periods
  • Take special precautions while driving

Education/Training:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Must have a valid CDL-A
  • General knowledge of D.O.T. Regulations

Skills/Experience:

  • 3 years over the road experience driving
  • Must have a clean MVR and PSP for acceptance by insurance company
  • Must possess a general knowledge of refrigeration units
  • Minor mechanical knowledge
  • Must have good knowledge of roads
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Legible penmanship
  • Attention to details
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to read a map, operate a GPS and read directions
  • Ability to pass and maintain a D.O.T. Physical
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team member
  • Ability to hook, drop, pull and back 48’ and 53’ trailers in tight spaces
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Ability to perform inspection of equipment for operating deficiencies
  • Ability to perform routine adjustments to equipment
  • Ability to assist personnel in proper and safe operation of all equipment
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
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