Driver - CDL

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General Information

Job Posting ID 6650504 Creation Date Jun 05, 2018
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date Jun 27, 2018
Job Site Address WACO, Texas 76710 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 2

Job Description

Job Description:
Drive a tractor-trailer combination or a truck with a capacity of at least 26,000 pounds Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW). May be required to unload truck. Requires commercial drivers' license

Specific Task:
* Check vehicles to ensure that mechanical, safety, and emergency equipment is in good working order.
* Follow appropriate safety procedures for transporting dangerous goods.
* Maintain logs of working hours or of vehicle service or repair status, following applicable state and federal regulations.
* Inspect loads to ensure that cargo is secure.
* Secure cargo for transport, using ropes, blocks, chain, binders, or covers.
* Maneuver trucks into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew and checking that vehicle and loading equipment are properly positioned.
* Report vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to the vehicles.
* Obtain receipts or signatures for delivered goods and collect payment for services when required.
* Drive trucks with capacities greater than 3 tons, including tractor-trailer combinations, to transport and deliver products, livestock, or other materials.
* Check all load-related documentation for completeness and accuracy.
* Read bills of lading to determine assignment details.
* Collect delivery instructions from appropriate sources, verifying instructions and routes.
* Drive trucks to weigh stations before and after loading and along routes in compliance with state regulations.
* Couple or uncouple trailers by changing trailer jack positions, connecting or disconnecting air or electrical lines, or manipulating fifth-wheel locks.
* Check conditions of trailers after contents have been unloaded to ensure that there has been no damage.
* Perform basic vehicle maintenance tasks, such as adding oil, fuel, or radiator fluid or performing minor repairs.
* Crank trailer landing gear up or down to safely secure vehicles.
* Read and interpret maps to determine vehicle routes.
* Operate equipment, such as truck cab computers, CB radios, phones, or global positioning systems (GPS) equipment to exchange necessary information with bases, supervisors, or other drivers.
* Plan or adjust routes based on changing conditions, using computer equipment, global positioning systems (GPS) equipment, or other navigation devices to minimize fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
* Load or unload trucks or help others with loading or unloading, using special loading-related equipment or other equipment as necessary.
* Remove debris from loaded trailers.
* Follow special cargo-related procedures, such as checking refrigeration systems for frozen foods or providing food or water for livestock.
* Inventory and inspect goods to be moved to determine quantities and conditions.
* Wrap and secure goods using pads, packing paper, containers, or straps.
* Operate idle reduction systems or auxiliary power systems to generate power from alternative sources, such as fuel cells, to reduce idling time, to heat or cool truck cabins, or to provide power for other equipment.
* Perform emergency roadside repairs, such as changing tires or installing light bulbs, tire chains, or spark plugs.
* Give directions to laborers who are packing goods and moving them onto trailers.
* Operate truck with a flatbed, refrigerated van and tanker loads.

Notes: No touch freight and deliveries are in Texas; pre-employment drug screening

Knowledge: Transportation, Public Safety and Security, Mechanical
Skills: Operation and Control, Time Management, Reading Comprehension
Abilities: Control Precision, Response Orientation, Reaction Time
Supervisory Experience Required No
Additional Pay Details * Pay will be discussed in interview
* Benefits include: Health, Dental and Life; 401K; Vacation and holidays after meeting eligibility requirements
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details * Schedule ...Monday - Friday and some Saturdays
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
License or Certification Required Yes License or Certification Type Commercial Driver License
Minimum Experience and Education  2 yrs   0 mos and No Education Requirement


Additional Requirements

Driver's License Type Class C - Commercial

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State Agency Name CHANNEL CONTROL MERCHANTS
Job Closing Date Jun 27, 2018
Open Until Filled No

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