The OTR Truck Driver operates a variety of contractor trucks used in transporting Freight All Kinds (FAK) from origination locations and transporting in a safe manner to specified designations. Equipment to be utilized will consist of, but is not limited to, the following types of vehicles:
- Mack CHU613
- Dry Van Trailer
- Flatbed Trailer
- Step-Deck Trailer
- RGN (Removable Gooseneck) Trailer
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Ensures exceptional customer service and communication
- Reads, understands, and adheres to Standing Operating Procedures (SOP)
- Maintains tractor/trailers, cab, and immediate parking area in a clean working order
- Fills up on fuel, cleans truck and washes windows
- Performs before-trip and after-trip inspections and records any defects found
- Drives semi-tractor and trailer
- Hooks and unhooks trailers
- Climbs up and down on trucks and trailers
- Securely ties down and unties equipment, using heavy chains and binders
- Drives – maintaining speed and appropriate distance
- Obeys all traffic laws, rules and regulations
- Follows accident procedures if an accident occurs
- Carries out written instructions
- All other duties as assigned
- Education: High School Diploma or GED
- Experience: Two years’ CDL driving experience involving the use of medium and heavy equipment and a clean MVR
- Certifications: Valid Class A CDL License and valid Medical Card
- Additional: A valid Driver’s License and Proof of Insurance
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to sixty pounds.
- Employees are required to stand, walk, crouch, climb, balance, sit, stoop, kneel, crawl, and reach overhead.
- Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
- Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with the fingers and perceive attributes of objects and materials.
- Work environment may include exposure to dust, noise, wet or humid conditions, exhaust fumes, vibration, and regular exposure to adverse weather conditions (heat, cold, snow, rain, wind, etc.).
- Employees occasionally work in high, precarious places and are occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals and risks of electrical shock.
- Employees are frequently exposed to work in high, traffic areas on congested roadways.
- PPE Required: Steel-toed shoes, reflective vest, and safety glasses. Use gloves and a hard hat as needed.
- The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Use earplugs as needed.
Work Schedule/Hours: M – F, 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p. m., or as directed by supervisor
- Local travel to various worksites may be required.
- Maintain accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Regulations Part 395.