Class A CDL Driver

 

Superior Staffing Services, Inc. is accepting applications for a Class A CDL Driver. Must have previous experience, clean driving record, ability to pass DOT physical and drug screen, professional appearance and demeanor, customer service skills and ability to interface with a diverse group of clients. 

 

JOB SUMMARY:
Following established company policies and procedures, provides delivery, pick-up and installation of electronic office equipment, and/or miscellaneous materials, to customers in an assigned territory. Represents the company by providing fast, professional, courteous dependable delivery service consistent with the company's mission and philosophy.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain professionalism, integrity, security, image and confidentiality of information and records as required by the position.

  • Maintain professional appearance and adhere to company dress code policy.

  • Follow all company policies and procedures.

  • Be familiar with all regulations contained in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Handbook of the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (DOT), particularly those regulations in Parts 383, 390, 391, 392, 395, and 396.

  • Operate vehicle in a safe, defensive manner adhering to all state and federal traffic laws, rules and safety guidelines, as well as Federal DOT rules and regulations, at all times.

  • Report the suspension or revocation of driving priveleges to Branch Manager immediately following receipt of such notice from the state Motor Vehicle Department.

  • Responsible for overall care, condition, safe handling, and securing of all company and customer equipment and property at all times.

  • Responsible for safe handling and authorized use of company equipment, assigned company petty cash, debit card, credit card, and/or vendor accounts.

  • Notify dispatch immediately of accidents, damages, traffic violations or citations, delivery issues and/or failures, and customer issues.

  • Obtain route assignment from supervisor at start of shift daily.

  • Ensure all necessary paperwork for route is obtained and verified against route assignment.

  • Ensure all communication equipment is operational and properly charged.

  • Ensure all delivery equipment needed for the day is operational and on the vehicle.

  • Complete vehicle walk-around prior to operation to observe for visual defects and check operating systems-brakes, horn, windshield wipers, lights, tires, first-aid kit, and emergency flashers. Interstate drivers will complete pre-trip inspection report as required by Federal DOT rules and regulations. Notify supervisor if any problems found.

  • Ensure all freight scheduled for the day's deliveries is loaded/unloaded and accounted for throughout the day.

  • Inspect and properly secure all freight prior to leaving any location.

  • Maintain radio contact with dispatch throughout the day. If out of area, will call dispatch after each stop.

  • Complete all paperwork, obtain customer signatures, required payment, and/or any additional information needed from each customer as required.

  • Process and submit all daily delivery expense receipts as required.

  • Complete daily vehicle mileage and inspection report at the end of each day.

  • Report safety issues or any mechanical problems to supervisor as they occur.

  • Ensure all required paperwork is in order, complete, accurate and legible and submit to supervisor at end of each business day.

  • Bring all uniforms in by assigned day each week for maintenance and upkeep.

  • Attendance and punctuality is essential. Must be flexible and available to work as needed and as company schedule requires.

 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delegate tasks, provide direction, guidance, support and training to helper when one is assigned.

  • Attend all staff meetings, training and/or in-services as required.

  • Perform as helper if situation warrants.

  • Wash vehicles or perform other minor maintenance and/or repairs as directed.

  • Assist in loading/unloading sweep truck if needed when required at that location.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned or directed.

  • Overtime required as needed.

 

INTERSTATE DRIVERS:

  • Keep current, accurate driver logs as required by Federal DOT rules and regulations.

  • Submit copies of driver logs, and all related paperwork, at the end of each business day if driving locally, or the end of each trip if driving interstate.

  • Submit completed original driver log book to supervisor by the 10th day of each month for the previous month.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be at least 23 years old.

  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record verified by MVR.

  • CDL or 1 year recent bobtail driving experience.

  • Knowledge of Federal and state DOT rules and regulations preferred.

  • Must be dependable with a stable work history.

  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal, and communication skills.

  • Good knowledge of geographical area and ability to read maps.

  • Ability to follow verbal and written directions and accurately maintain simple logs and records.

  • Abilility to carry out a series of work instructions with minimal supervision.

  • Abilility to maintain stability under pressure and be flexible and willing to modify plans and behavior when necessary.

  • Must meet Federal DOT physical and medical requirements and pass substance abuse screening; as a safety sensitive employee subject to random substance abuse screening under company policy.

  • Will be required to submit to periodic physical examinations and substance abuse screens as required by Federal DOT.

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PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend, crouch, squat, and twist.

  • Regularly required to lift, move, carry, push, and pull various equipment weighing a minimum of 100 pounds.


TRAVEL:

  • Travel based on requirements and needs of the company.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions.

  • Frequently exposed to fumes, airborned particles.

  • Occasionlly exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, and risk of electrical shock.