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Cuyahoga County Class A Truck Driver in Bedford Heights, Ohio

OhioMeansJobs|Cleveland-Cuyahoga County is currently sourcing Class A Truck Drivers for local trucking firm.Summary: Drives a 53 foot tractor-trailer combination with a maximum capacity of 80,000 GVW to transport and deliver goods or materials in loose or packaged forms. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:Checks vehicles before driving them to ensure that mechanical, safety and emergency equipment is in good working order.Reports vehicle defects, accidents, traffic violations, or damage to vehicles/equipment.Checks all load-related documentation to ensure completion and accuracy.Operates equipment such as truck cab computers, CB radios, and telephones to exchange necessary information with base, supervisor, or other drivers.Maintains logs of working hours and of vehicle service and repair status, following all applicable state and federal regulations.Maneuvers trucks into loading or unloading positions.Performs all other duties as assigned.Competencies: Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times. Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Equipment Maintenance – Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one. Safety - The employee is safety conscious about the work environment and equipment. The work area is free of debris to prevent trip and slip hazards. All products and equipment are stored in its proper location. All safety guards and other safety devices are in its proper location, are functional, and utilized effectively on a consistent basis. Standard operating procedures, safety work rules and good general manufacturing practices are followed on a daily basis.Experience and Requirements: