Nov 15, 2021

City Driver - A

  • Xpress Global Systems
  • Clinton, MA, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

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Position Purpose

To deliver cargo to and for customers in an allotted period of time in a safe manner and in accordance with Department of Transportation, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, state, and federal regulations.

Job Functions

* Operate a tractor trailer over roads, highways and interstates to pick up and deliver cargo to and from customers and/or loading terminals. Obey all traffic laws and drive with caution while operating the motor vehicle.
* Load and unload trailers as needed.
* Actively pursue an excellent working relationship with customers by ensuring prompt and courteous service. Display a professional and courteous demeanor at all times.
* Select an efficient route in compliance with delivery instructions and fuel policy.
* Prepare and submit logs in compliance with DOT regulations and company policy.
* When making pickups, verify that load information, destination information, and dispatch instructions are correct.
* Verify that seals and trailer numbers correspond on documents before leaving pick up locations
* Verify all items listed on the work order/bill of lading are delivered and provide the customer with an accurate bill of lading on delivery.
* Ensure that freight is handled and stored according to customer specifications. Perform necessary trailer duties and follow all cargo procedures for freight type.
* Work with customers to resolve issues and report any issues to appropriate management.
* Maintain effective and clear communications with management and customers.
* Notify Operations of any service issues and/or "hours of service" issues that arise.
* Immediately report damage or other claim issues that arise to customer or site personnel while on site and then to the Claims Department. Immediately report any damage to tractors, trailers or third parties to the Claims Department.
* Inspect truck for safety and maintenance needs and make sure obtain appropriate maintenance (e.g., lights, safety equipment, etc.).
* Communicate safe storage and handling procedures to customers.
* Maintain a clean and neat physical appearance.
* Maintain a clean vehicle.
* Ability to work flexible hours that may change without notice
* May include other duties as assigned by Management.

Key Knowledge and Experience

* Minimum of 12 verifiable months tractor trailer experience in the last 36 months
* One year of local pick up and delivery experience preferred
* Must be at least 23 years old.
* Requires a CDL Class A license (Hazmat preferred but not required).
* Ability to operate a pallet jack
* Ability to perform high lifts, medium lifts, low lifts and overhead lifts up to 50 pounds, must be able to carry 50 pounds, must be able to push up to 200 pounds, and pull up to 100 pounds
* Knowledge of DOT (including, but limited to, Hours of Service regulations), OSHA, federal, and state laws pertaining to driving a tractor trailer.
* Must be able to read and interpret all road and traffic signs. Must also be able to read and understand routing directions when using a road map or other communication system. Must be able to read and speak English.
* Must be able operate motor vehicle during high traffic situations.
* Must have skills necessary to operate a tractor trailer, practice defensive driving, and the ability to load and unload freight as may be required. Must remain in compliance with all applicable DOT requirements.
* Ability to communicate clearly and frequently with customers and Operations.
* Ability to meet strict pick up and delivery deadlines.
* Ability to understand and follow all safety regulations and traffic laws
* Ability to frequently walk 300 feet during the workday.
* Ability to make quick, rational decisions and have full and constant use of arms, hands, legs and feet while performing driving tasks such as turning, slowing, braking, passing, backing and parking the vehicle.
* Ability to stand and completely balance on full body weight while entering and exiting the tractor/trailer.
* Ability to sit for prolonged periods of time while operating the vehicle.
* Must be able to reach all vehicle controls for operation and all equipment for pre-trip inspections, including overhead reach (up to 72") and reach across midline.
* Must be able to handle and finger all vehicle controls for operation and all equipment for pre-trip inspections, maintain a constant and firm grip, and perform frequent fine hand manipulation.
* Must be able to crouch or squat to a minimum height of 18" during inspections and when doing tandem adjustments.
* Must be able to crawl under a minimum height of 44" during pre-trip inspections.
* Must be able to turn head 90 degrees bilaterally.
* Must be able to maintain balance on level and un-level ground and at elevations.
* Must be able to tolerate moderate aerobic activity at a heart rate that does not exceed 85% of maximum heart rate.
* Must be able to work outside 10%-20% of work shift and ability to work inside a trailer without climate control for 10%-15% of a shift.
* Ability to stoop a minimum of 40" and kneel a minimum of 18" during pre-trip inspections.
* Ability to a climb 51" using one 24" step and pull full body weight while entering and exiting the trailer.
* Ability to occasionally climb four 17" stairs at one time.
* Driver will be required to take and pass a pre-employment DOT physical and additional DOT physicals during employment as required.
* Driver will be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug screen and additional random drug screens as required.

TO BE CONSIDERED, CLICK THIS LINK TO APPLY. YOU WILL BE TAKEN TO THE XGS APPLICATION. DO NOT USE THE BLUE 'APPLY' LINK.

OR CALL A RECRUITER TODAY!! XGS RECRUITING:

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