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Manpower CDL Driver in Ahtanum, Washington

CDL Driver

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GENERAL SUMMARY

 

Operate Company vehicle to transport material as directed.

 

MAJOR FUNCTIONS

 

Drive gasoline or diesel-powered tractor-trailer combination (53' vans, double vans and flats) to a destination, applying knowledge of commercial driving regulations and skill in maneuvering the vehicle in difficult situations, such as narrow passageways and congested roadways.

 

Load/unload as necessary and tarp loads as required.  Operate vehicles with strict adherence to commonly accepted Driver Safety Standards.

 

Responsible for monitoring condition of truck, trailers, and equipment including pre and post trip inspections for defects.  Must provide required reports on truck, trailer, and equipment condition.

 

Maintain driver logs according to DOT/ICC regulations. 

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

 

General Requirements:  High school diploma or GED preferred to provide ability to maintain logs, forms, and reports and communicate effectively with customers.  Hold a valid, Class A CDL license with Endorsement (T).  Current copy of Medical long form.  Pass NIDA drug/alcohol screen.  Provide two prior employer references. Must have current three-year commercial abstract of driving record from the local Department of Licensing. 

 

Driving Record Requirements: A clean motor vehicle record for the prior 3 years is preferred.

  1. Applicants with two or more (prior 3 years) violations of any of the following combined violations will not be considered:
  • Excessive speeding 15 miles per hour and over.
  • Improper or erratic traffic lane changes.
  • Following the vehicle ahead too closely.
  • Applicants with three speeding violations 10 MPH and under will not be considered.
  • Applicants with two speeding violations 10 MPH and under and any violation of A (above) will not be considered.
  • Any violation of State or local traffic law associated with a fatal traffic accident will not be considered.
  • Reckless driving as defined by State or local law or regulation, including but not limited to, offenses of driving a commercial motor vehicle in wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property will not be considered.

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Experience:  Two years' experience operating gasoline or diesel-powered tractor-trailer combination.  If over 25, must have at least one year of consistent, documented over-the-road experience.  If under 25, must have at least three years consistent, documented over-the-road experience.

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Skills & Abilities:  Must be knowledgeable of regulations of Interstate Commerce Commission, Department of Transportation and other regulatory bodies governing the transportation industry.  Have general knowledge of tractor/trailer equipment, routine maintenance procedures, and safety requirements.  Have a thorough knowledge of commodity weight distribution and trailer loading procedures.  Must be able to read and fill out driver logs and usual and customary shipping and transportation documents.  Ability to project positive, professional attitude. 

 

Contact with others:  Acts as a company representative while meeting with customers in all job-related capacities.  Relays vital customer service information to immediate supervisor or managers as needed.  Communicate as required with traffic clerk/dispatcher.

 

*Work Direction over Others:  * None.

 

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