Class A CDL Truck Driver Job Duties
Milwaukee, WI 
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Posted 27 days ago
Job Description
Job Description

 

  • Fully understand how to operate and safely drive your assigned delivery vehicle
  • Drive trucks with a Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) over 26,000 lbs.
  • Pull a towed weight exceeding 10,000 lbs.
  • Ensure trailer hitch is properly and securely attached to the tractor unit
  • Transport goods, etc. from the place of origin to assigned destination
  • Pick-up loads and organizes goods in an ordered, logical manner
  • Ensure contents are properly secured inside of 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 prior to 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, tire pressure, etc.)
  • Notify managers of any major maintenance or delivery issues encountered
  • Follow 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 State & Local Laws and DOT regulations
  • Make safety a priority at all times

Class A Truck Driver Requirements and Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Valid Class A CDL driver’s license required
  • 2+ years proven experience with tractor-trailer driving preferred
  • Clean driving record with no moving violations
  • Must pass a background check and drug test
  • Skilled at driving large vehicles
  • Comfortable maneuvering and parking a tractor-trailer
  • Alert, focused, and detail-oriented
  • Physically and mentally fit
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. at a time
  • Able to operate the electric lifts, hand trucks, pallet jacks, etc.
  • Proficient using GPS and other routing systems
  • An innate sense of direction
  • Disciplined, dependable, and resourceful
  • High level of composure and good stress management

 

Job Summary
Start Date
11/16/2021
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
40-50
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
$20.00-DOE
Required Education
Open
Required Experience
3+ years
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