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Class A CDL Driver

Newark, OH 
|  Full-time
|  First and second shifts

Compensation

$18-$20/hour based on experience

Now offering $4,275 attendance bonus to eligible new and current employees

Description

As a Class A CDL Driver with Hope Timber, you will drive trucks with gross vehicle weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs. with towed weight exceeding 10,000 lbs. You must ensure the trailer hitch is appropriately and securely fastened to the tractor unit; transport goods, livestock and more; pick up and organize goods, and the following:

  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned delivery vehicle
  • Ensure contents are properly secured inside the truck to prevent breakage or damage
  • Safely and efficiently handle and unload goods at selected destinations
  • Obtain signatures or warehouse scans to confirm and complete deliveries with clients
  • Assist in mapping delivery routes
  • Stay on a predetermined route and ensure timely deliveries
  • Communicate with dispatch as needed
  • Confirm contents of each shipment load matches the manifest document
  • Perform inspections of your vehicle before and following each trip
  • Check weather conditions and road reports before departure
  • Always ensure your vehicle is kept clean
  • Maintain and service vehicle as needed (refuel, change oil, tire pressure, repairs, etc.)
  • Notify managers of any significant maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Follow the delivery schedule and rest at appropriate times
  • Maintain detailed driving and delivery logs
  • Track and report working hours
  • Adhere to company rules and regulations
  • Obey all applicable traffic laws and drive according to the weather/road conditions
  • Comply with ICC and DOT regulations
  • Make safety a priority at all times

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A driver’s license and skilled at driving large vehicles
  • 2+ years of proven experience with tractor-trailer driving preferred and comfortability maneuvering and parking a tractor-trailer
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Must pass a background check and drug test
  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to complete all assigned tasks
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time and to operate an electric lift, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Proficient in using GPS and other routing systems and an innate sense of direction
  • Disciplined, dependable and resourceful
  • High level of composure and good stress management
  • Teamwork mentality

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